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Obituary: Jean Harriet Mortensen Doran, 1920-2018

Obituary: Jean Harriet Mortensen Doran, 1920-2018

As the seasons changed and summer turned to fall, Jean Harriet Mortensen Doran died Sept. 24, 2018 in McKinleyville, Calif. after leading a very long and full life. She was 98 years old, but forever young. Jean was born April 14, 1920 in Fairfield, Calif. Her father, Harry Mortensen, ran a grocery store in Fairfield

Months-long investigation leads to arrest of suspected  burl poacher

  Redwood National and State Parks ORICK – While on routine patrol in January, law enforcement rangers from Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) located a redwood poaching site inside the park boundaries. It was an old-growth redwood with massive chunks cut out from the base of the tree. During the ensuing investigation, rangers identified

Lumberjack Alex Cappa Awaits NFL Opportunity

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics PHOENIX, ARIZ – On the eve of one of the biggest sporting events of the year, a marathon that lasts three days and is shrouded in mystery and smokescreens. Humboldt State offensive tackle and three-time All-American Alex Cappa prepares to settle in with friends and family before a life-changing pick is

Gardner and Cappa Lead GNAC All-Conference Selections

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics PORTLAND, Ore. – Senior running back Ja’Quan Gardner and senior left tackle Alex Cappa were named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year and Offensive Lineman of the Year, respectively, and headlined a group of seven Lumberjacks named All-GNAC First Team selections. In total, Humboldt State football players

Krivashei’s Record-Breaking Afternoon Highlights HSU Football’s 47-7 Win

Andrew R Goetz HSU Athletics BURNABY, B.C. – Chase Krivashei’s record-breaking performance was the highlight of Humboldt State’s landslide 47-7 victory over Simon Fraser Saturday at Terry Fox Field. The wide receiver from Corona, Calif., caught seven passes for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the win. Krivashei’s catches helped him surpass HSU Hall of

Sneaker waves and why you should avoid the beach today and this weekend

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Big, fat ocean swells have spurred the National Weather Service to issue a sneaker wave warning for this afternoon through Sunday. Wide swells with periods of 20 seconds will build to four to six feet this afternoon, according to the NWS. On Saturday the swells will grow to nine to

Rainstorm coming to Humboldt this week

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A rainstorm which could dump from a quarter to an inch of rain on the greater Humboldt Bay area is forecast for Thursday and Friday. Sometime after 11 a.m. Thursday, there’s a 90 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday afternoon will most likely be blustery,

The Mad River Union is the newspaper for all your legal advertising needs

In planning your placement of future legal notices in Humboldt County publications, please consider doing so in the Mad River Union (adjudicated as a Newspaper of General Circulation on Nov. 1, 2013 by Humboldt County Superior Court Judge W. Bruce Watson, Decree No. CV130613). Of the publications vying for your public notice dollar, you won’t

Coast Seafoods poised for final permit approval

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Coast Seafoods expects final approval this fall of state and federal certifications of its shellfish harvesting permit through September, 2025. The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have the final say, after the California Coastal Commission approved a greatly revised

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