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Mad River Union Editorial: Knowledge still matters on the McK CSD

Mad River Union Editorial: Knowledge still matters on the McK CSD

Before asking residents to vote for them to serve on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, candidates have a responsibility to do their homework. They need to attend numerous meetings, read the monthly board packets and become familiar with the district’s mission and what it actually does in the community. Of the four

Consultant: Overhaul Humboldt airports

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A consultant has told Humboldt’s Board of Supervisors that the county’s airport system is revenue-starved, needs to be managed through a stand-alone department with a director heading it and has an unusual lack of staff. An overhaul of the airport system is recommended in a study from the

Airport could get 5-acre solar array

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County is making a move toward renewable energy use by pursuing a plan to install a solar power array at its main airport. At its Oct. 10 meeting, the county’s Board of Supervisors approved a “letter of commitment” to allow a nine acre-portion of the California Redwood

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 4, 2017

What if what we think is hogwash? Regarding the ongoing controversy over the McKinley statue placed in the Plaza by our forbearers, I would like to discuss an ideological pathology I will call “epoch-ism”; simply stated, the arrogant and unwarranted supposition that we live in a unique and special era when all wisdom and knowledge

McKinleyville airport to receive $5.9 million for new fire hall

Paul Mann Mad River Union  MCKINLEYVILLE — Construction is tentatively scheduled to start this fall on a two-story aircraft rescue and firefighting building at the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport, financed in full with a $5.9 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The concrete and steel structure is projected for completion in

Airport advocates say demand for service remains

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The loss of PenAir flight service to Portland has impacted the county’s main airport but demand remains and efforts to attract another airline are ongoing. In its August newsletter, Fly Humboldt – the county’s airport service advocacy team – reports that the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport

Logo sought for the California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County is inviting its artists to create logo designs for its main airport, in a contest that will offer cash and other prizes for the top pick. The county’s main airport, formerly known as the Arcata-Eureka Airport, has a new name that got federal approval last month.

New airline begins service Thursday

Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County travelers will have a new choice of air service in and out of the main airport starting Thursday. PenAir, one of Alaska’s largest regional airlines, will begin flight between Portland and Humboldt County, with the first flight departing at 5:50 a.m. from the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County

Humboldt airports need safety upgrades

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Department of Public Works has endorsed a series of Grand Jury recommendations to shore up the county’s six airports. The Grand Jury recommended a management overhaul and more focused negotiations for a second airline. It also urged an interagency audit, more timely inspections and prompt action

Airport to embrace new name

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The name of the county’s main airport – the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport – will be recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration and will be used by the county by the end of the year. Formerly called the Arcata-Eureka Airport, the airport’s new name was approved

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