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There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

Mad River Union ARCATA – Of the seven individuals who took out nomination papers for Arcata City Council, four turned them in and three qualified to run. This afternoon, City Clerk Bridget Dory reported that the Humboldt County Office of Elections had found that just 17 of the 23 signatures on aspiring candidate Ryan Dale’s

Four Arcata City Council aspirants turn in candidacy paperwork

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata voters will have at least three choices, and maybe four, for the two open seats on their City Council this November. Incumbents Mayor Sofia Pereira and Brett Watson are defending their seats, with their nomination petitions found sufficient this week. Just 20 valid signatures of registered

Arcata council incumbents, aspirants getting serious

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: This story includes material previously published online. – Ed. ARCATA – With two four-year Arcata City Council seats available this November and a host of pressing issues at hand, incumbents and outsiders alike are joining the candidate queue. As of Monday morning, some seven possible candidates have taken

Mayor Sofia Pereira kicks off re-election bid at Greenview Park

Mad River Union ARCATA – Flanked by supporters, friends and family members, Mayor Sofia Pereira formally announced her candidacy for another four-year term on the Arcata City Council today at Arcata’s Greenview Park. Pereira was praised by supporter Nancy Starck as conscientious, prepared and open minded. Former City Councilmember Wesley Chesbro cited Pereira as a

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

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