Tag Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, August 1, 2018

Letters to the Editor, August 1, 2018

Citation needed for Arcata Plaza claim At an unfortunate time in our history when the salience of facts and expertise are too often ignored in the making of public policy, it  is to be hoped that the vote on the McKinley statue will be based on the soundness of evidence not the volume of ones

Letters to the Editor, July 25, 2018

Humboldt State: unethical usurpers The Village project in Arcata will not solve HSU’s problems.  Mr. Richmond’s letter suggesting that it is Arcata’s moral and ethical responsibility to pass the project is in direct conflict with the unethical way HSU has secretly tried to usurp valuable property right out from under Arcata’s own needs. The alternative

Letters to the Editor, July 18, 2018

That new mural and neglected Valley West You may have noticed that the Mural Project is underway near the Samoa Boulevard freeway onramp in Arcata. This project, approved in 2016, was in response to complaints regarding the “ugly” yellow building visible from the U.S. Highway 101 southbound onramp. Arcata City Councilmember Susan Ornelas spearheaded the

Letters to the Editor, July 11, 2018

Preserve KHSU  I write in regard to your recent article, plus another informative one (acrnewsfeed.blogspot.com/2018/06/khsu-postpones-pledge-drive-because-of.html), and MRU published letters on the firing of KHSU’s beloved Katie Whiteside, by KHSU General Manager Peter Fretwell (PF) who has been at the station just 15 months. PF is a former conservative talk show host and comes from a

Letters to the Editor, May 23, 2018

Madrone’s many fictions Trinidad Rancheria has been the subject of harassment and abuse during the Fifth District Supervisor campaign and unfairly characterized and targeted. Some of the statements made to the press by Steve Madrone and his supporters have bordered on racist and discriminatory remarks and have gone unchecked. I am writing this letter to

Letters to the Editor April 25, 2018: The good, the bad and the wtfugly unfolding right before your eyes

What have you told the grandkids? What are a few plaques, statues, a fountain, that represent the history of Arcata? They apparently mean nothing! Years ago my great-grandparents Andersons and Partons settled here with other pioneers to create a town. The Andersons gave Van Matre 75 percent of the land for Humboldt State College to