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College Life Today: My biggest college regret

College Life Today: My biggest college regret

Celeste Alvarez Special to the Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Don’t be afraid to push yourself and get out of your comfort zone in college. It can lead you to do great things you never would have imagined before. In my first three years at HSU, I never joined a club or any resource center. I

Co-op racing to address sales drop, cash crunch, bone broth surfeit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The winds of change that wiped out the Arcata Co-op’s iconic information kiosk earlier this year are still blowing, and this time they’re threatening to knock down the whole store – and the one in Eureka, too. Northcoast Co-op is under unprecedented financial pressure, which, in presentations

Humboldt Planco ponders climate change, sea level rise

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A county staff report states that sea level rise is “a significant threat to every aspect of life on the North Coast” but opinions on how to react to it are divided. Based on a “vulnerability assessment” by hydrologist Aldaron Laird, a staff report prepared for the county’s

Arcata Chamber Classics: Mad River Community Hospital – a vision and labor of love

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director  Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews Jed Rudd, director of ancillary services and safety at Mad River Community Hospital, a 26-year Arcata Chamber member. How did you get involved with Mad River Community Hospital (MRCH)? I’ve worked in medical administration for 12 years and was last serving in New Mexico when this

UPDATED: Costanzo will appeal Sidelines, Toby and Jack’s liquor license revocation

Mad River Union SACRAMENTO – The director of the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agency has adopted an administrative law judge’s proposed decisions that liquor licenses for The Sidelines and Toby and Jack’s bars be revoked. The revocations were recommended by Judge Alberto Roldan in twin decisions issued Nov. 2. His rulings followed a four-day

Cannabis helping Humboldt’s bottom line

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s budget is in the black and with $17.7 million in cannabis excise tax revenue expected for the fiscal year, the county is pursuing a cannabis marketing program and a grant program to help communities that have been negatively impacted by legalization. The county’s favorable budget scenario

Blue Lake Notes: Thankful in Blue Lake

Happy Thanksgiving! I know that this year, I am thankful for so many people in my community who make Blue Lake the best place to live! I could never imagine to remember all the important people to thank – there are so many more than I’m about to list – but I would like to