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HSU takes comments on possible parking lot for Trinity Annex

HSU takes comments on possible parking lot for Trinity Annex

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Humboldt State is creating an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) required for demolishing the old Trinity Hospital. It would be replaced by an 83-space parking lot with about 13,000 square feet of greenspace along the west and south sides of the parking lot, a bus shelter, benches, bicycle

Save some room for blackberry pie this Sunday

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union WESTHAVEN – It’s the 58th annual Blackberry Festival, a benefit for the Westhaven Fire Department, on Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., so plan on getting there early for pie. Folks in the know drive to Westhaven early and find a parking spot for the festive day

Dungeness season saw strong catch

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The North Coast’s commercial Dungeness crab season was affected by delays due to meat quality issues and price negotiations but the catch soared as soon as fishing began. The season ended July 15 and the northern region from the Fort Bragg area to the Oregon border accounted for

Wruck answers allegation with apology, offers CAB meeting preview

Kevin L Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – The Humboldt State University vice president accused by a KHSU staff member of inappropriate conduct during a station staff meeting has responded with apologies and further information. KHSU Office Manager Lorna Bryant stated that University Advancement Vice President Craig Wruck yelled at her and stifled her

KHSU staffer alleges abuse by VP, cites racial implications

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – A staff member at Humboldt State University radio station KHSU is alleging inappropriate, possibly race-based abuse by a university vice president. Lorna Bryant, office manager at the station, claims that she “was subjected to abusive behavior” by University Advancement Vice President Craig Wruck during a July

The Danes and Dell’Arte celebrate theater

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – “Sometimes we have to celebrate ourselves,” Joan Schirle said at the opening of the Prize of Hope ceremony recently in the Carlos Theater. She’s the Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte. Schirle, Michael Fields, Dell’Arte’s Producing Director, and representatives from Denmark, Birthe Rosenfeldt-Olsen and Moqi Trollein, proceeded to

Letters to the Editor, July 18, 2018

That new mural and neglected Valley West You may have noticed that the Mural Project is underway near the Samoa Boulevard freeway onramp in Arcata. This project, approved in 2016, was in response to complaints regarding the “ugly” yellow building visible from the U.S. Highway 101 southbound onramp. Arcata City Councilmember Susan Ornelas spearheaded the

Trinidad Tidings: Blackberry Festival is July 29

The Annual Westhaven Blackberry Festival will take place on Sunday, July 29 starting at 11 a.m. at the Westhaven Volunteer Fire Department grounds, 446 Sixth Ave. The Westhaven Ladies Club has made over 1,000 pies this year to purchase by the slice or whole. A full day of music featuring The Sand Fleas, That Buckin

Keep the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center open on weekends

Sue Leskiw Special to the Union ARCATA MARSH – This is an urgent call for volunteers to keep the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center open, in order to greet people that come from down the street to around the globe. While summer is the busiest time for visitors, it is also the hardest season to line