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Man stabbed to death in Downtown Arcata

  Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – The suspect in the Thursday, Oct. 25 stabbing death of a 26-year-old man in Downtown Arcata is now behind bars. Witnesses and video surveillance from nearby businesses helped investigators identify Brandon Matthew Watson as the suspect. Then, acting on a tip from a citizen, Arcata Police investigators

About 100 people on street during fatal stabbing

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – There may be as many as 100 potential witnesses to the fatal stabbing that took place early this morning at Ninth and H streets in Downtown Arcata. Arcata Police are investigating the case and have yet to release the name of the victim pending notification of next of

OysterFest to feature Lagunitas, Redwood Curtain and SeaQuake beers

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA –The OysterFest beer-broglio has either been resolved, or just gotten worse. But in any case, attendees at this weekend’s 28th Annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival will have a choice of delicious, thirst-slaking beers from three breweries – one hyperlocal, one regional and one regional/multinational. First reported by John

Time to come down from the hill and groundtruth Arcata’s downtown

In an interview in the Union’s Dec. 30 edition, Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher emphasized, as did her long-time predecessor Rollin Richmond, the importance of strong campus partnerships with the local community. Rossbacher noted, “If students aren’t feeling welcome in stores and restaurants and they spend all their time on campus, that’s not helping

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