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Deputy assaulted, newspaper rack destroyed

Deputy assaulted, newspaper rack destroyed

Mad River Union EUREKA – A woman was arrested Sunday, June 3 after she allegedly got drunk, destroyed a newspaper rack and then assaulted a deputy in front of the Sheriff’s Office entrance on Fourth Street in Eureka. At about 2:30 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Fourth Street entrance of the

Supervisors urged to fund transitional housing

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Requests for funding outpatient addiction treatment and transitional housing services have been well-received by Humboldt County supervisors. At their May 22 meeting, supervisors considered a letter from the county’s Behavioral Health Board that requests support for continuum of care – the step-by-step series of services leading to addiction

For many, Katie Whiteside was the K in KHSU

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – For nearly 23 years, Katie Whiteside lived and breathed KHSU 90.5 FM. At times, Whiteside virtually resided in her office and car, staying close by to manage emergencies, soldiering on for the station even through vacations and days off. As “Ramona,” Whiteside hosted the Pagan Dance Music

Interim Police Chief could be Richard J. Ehle

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council is being asked to appoint Richard J. Ehle as interim police chief.  His description, from a staff report for the Wednesday, June 6 council meeting: “The City of Arcata is fortunate to obtain the interim services of Mr. Richard “Rick” Ehle. Key experience Mr.

A newly redesigned ‘The Village’ finally reaches the City Council

More but smaller residential buildings, fewer residents, more parking, solar panels, complex moved to the east away from Westwood Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council will take two nights this week to ponder The Village, the student housing project proposed for the Craftsmans Mall site on St. Louis Road.

ACRH wants to see what HSU blacked out in The Village document dump

Mad River Union ARCATA – They who hold “The Village” student housing project in low esteem and want it replaced with a less dense alternative are asking for more documents detailing Humboldt State University’s involvement with the developers. A Public Records Act request by Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing recently resulted in a 369-page document

6-year-old girl injured when mother backs up SUV

  Mad River Union EUREKA – A 6-year-old girl received major injuries Wednesday afternoon, May 30 when her mother accidentally ran her over in their driveway. At about 2:40 p.m., were dispatched to a report of a vehicle hitting a juvenile pedestrian on  Perkins Court in an unincorporated area of Eureka. Upon CHP arrival, it