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Arcata Chamber recognizes the best in the business community, beginning with these three beautifiers

Arcata Chamber recognizes the best in the business community, beginning with these three beautifiers

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – This is one part in a series of articles featuring the three nominees in the six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards. In January, members of the Arcata Chamber of Commerce, who made the nominations, will vote for the winners, and they will be announced at

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

Review team finds Plaza shooting death legally justified

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office has completed review of the investigation into the law-enforcement-officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Ervin Eugene Sweat, Jr. in September, 2017. The review included video recordings, autopsy and toxicology reports, and the report of the Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT),

McKinley Museum a trove of history, science, scholarship

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union CANTON, OHIO – Whichever side you may be on regarding Measure M and the Arcata Plaza’s statue, the McKinley Presidential Museum and Library agrees with you. Like many here in Arcata, the staff there holds America’s 25th president in high regard, and at the same time, doesn’t want Arcata’s

Arcata Plaza fire memories

Alex Stillman Historical Sites Society of Arcata ARCATA –  I heard fire engines as I was leaving an Historical Sites Society of Arcata meeting at Kaaren Buffington’s home early in the evening of Nov. 12, 1979. I decided to walk to the Plaza to see what was happening.  The buildings on the corner of 9th

Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Arcata Main Street presents a Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The free, family friendly event includes live mariachi music, Zamba by Samba de Alegria, traditional oferendas like the one above at Arcata Exchange, face painting, guest speakers and complimentary

Mad River Union Editorial: Vote no on Measure M – bring peace, justice to the Plaza

To understand why the statue of President William McKinley on the Arcata Plaza is problematic, we need to confront some unpleasant truths about our nation’s past and present. Namely, the white supremacy which scarred our past and haunts us to the present day, distorting our society. The European people who colonized America had a blithe

Mad River Union Editorial: Vote yes on Measure M to save the McKinley statue, honor history

Arcatans can reaffirm their friendly, small-town values and local history by voting yes on Measure M. Doing so overrides the City Council’s peremptory, anti-democratic ruling of Feb. 21 and keep the statue of President William McKinley where it belongs – at the center of our town square. Not the council’s decision The council’s decision was

McKinley defacement probed as statue opponents deny involvement

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – As Arcata Police try to find out who defaced the statue of William McKinley on the Plaza, supporters and opponents of Measure M continue to infer and at times outright accuse each other of committing the vandalism for political reasons. Meanwhile, those wishing to remove the

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