Tag Archives: McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee

MCSD candidate Erik ‘Yahmo Ahqha’ Rydberg: ‘We can accomplish anything together’

MCSD candidate Erik ‘Yahmo Ahqha’ Rydberg: ‘We can accomplish anything together’

Four candidates are running for three 4-year seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in the unincorporated community. The candidates are David Couch, Dennis Mayo, Erik “Yahmo Ahqha” Rydberg and George Wheeler. Election Day is Nov. 6. The Union recently asked

MCSD candidate Dennis Mayo: We, simply put, are doing ‘it’ right

Four candidates are running for three 4-year seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in the unincorporated community. The candidates are David Couch, Dennis Mayo, Erik “Yahmo Ahqha” Rydberg and George Wheeler. Election Day is Nov. 6. The Union recently asked

High school district pursues tax measure

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The Northern Humboldt Union High School District will ask voters Nov. 6 to pass Measure N, a $24 million bond measure that would be paid with an additional property tax and would fund campus upgrades and renovations. The district estimates that the tax rate would be $19 per

McKinleyvillers tell Dollar General to stand down

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A proposal to build a Dollar General store near McKinleyville High School is being met with opposition from some town residents, but there may be little they can do to stop the project. Dollar General has applied for a building permit to construct a new store on a

A testy kerfuffle over alleged conflict of interest

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A candidate for Fifth District supervisor has publicly accused a planning commissioner of having a conflict of interest, and has asked him to recuse himself from any discussions regarding the development of a commercial cannabis growing ordinance. Candidate Steven Madrone made the accusation against Humboldt County Planning Commissioner

Democracy in Action for Wednesday, Sept. 27 onward (one including baked ham)

THE WATERFRONT Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group welcomes Jason Nguyen (pronounced Ween) to a forum it will hold Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the Samoa Cookhouse, 908 Vance Ave. in Samoa. Lunch will be served from  noon to 12:30 p.m. Nguyen will be presenting his plans to develop his Eureka property on

McKMAC looks at Central Ave.

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will get an update today, Aug. 30 on plans for a future discussion about race relations in the unincorporated community. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) is not expected to take any action on the issue. Also at the meeting, the committee…..     You

Rambling Jack: On the Ku Klux Klan, the scourge of racism and removing statues

Despite the rumors, there is no evidence that the Ku Klux Klan is operating in McKinleyville. This was confirmed recently by Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal (Union, Aug. 9). It’s also worth pointing out that the website of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups, has no information indicating that the KKK operates

Sheriff refutes McKKK rumors

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has no evidence the Ku Klux Klan is organized in McKinleyville or anywhere else in Humboldt County. Racially motivated crime certainly occurs locally, but there is not a lot of evidence of it, says Sheriff William Honsal. Years of unsubstantiated rumors that McKinleyville

Mack Town urges progress on Town Center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee is asking the county to move forward with the creation of a McKinleyville Town Center. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted unanimously July 26 to send a letter to the Humboldt County Planning Department asking that it start drafting a McKinleyville Town Center ordinance. The

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