Tag Archives: Election 2018

Fifth District race too close to call

Fifth District race too close to call

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With thousands of votes yet to be counted, the results of the race for Fifth District supervisor may not be known for two weeks. The Election Night Final Report shows incumbent Ryan Sundberg trailing challenger Steve Madrone by a mere 33 votes. Madrone received 2,410 votes, or 50.25

Madrone: Sundberg swayed by MJ money

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The issue of Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg’s campaign contribution connections to the cannabis industry has been raised as he seeks re-election, with his opponent, Steven Madrone, saying that it’s a “very serious conflict of interest”  Implying that Sundberg’s campaign financing will sway his decision-making, Madrone is asking

Sungnome Madrone seeks 5th District seat

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIFTH DISTRICT – Trinidad area resident Sungnome Madrone has announced that he is running for Fifth District Supervisor. Madrone, a resident of Humboldt County for the past 44 years, is the first candidate to publicly announce that he is running for the seat, now held by Supervisor Ryan Sundberg. The

Arcata City Council to appoint Wheetley’s successor

 Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With Councilmember Mark Wheetley leaving the Arcata City Council March 1 to take a job as Fortuna’s city manager, the council has decided to appoint a replacement rather than hold a special election. The new councilmember will serve out the remainder of Wheetley’s term of office, through