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MCSD candidate George Wheeler: ‘There’s still much to do’

MCSD candidate George Wheeler: ‘There’s still much to do’

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. The Union recently asked the candidates a series of

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

McKinleyville may get two roundabouts

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – If funding is available, two roundabouts may be constructed on Central Avenue in McKinleyville, one at Bella Vista Road north of the Six Rivers Brewery, the other at Murray Road near the Renner Petroleum station. Humboldt County Public Works Director Tom Mattson told the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee

McKinleyville High Homecoming Parade, big game on Friday

McKinleyville High School’s Homecoming week started Monday and continues through the week, with the biggest day being Friday, Oct. 5. You may have noticed kids in town all dressed up differently each day.  The theme Monday was Good Morning America. Tuesday was Netflix and Pajama Day. Today, Oct. 3 is Fashion Disaster. Thursday is Jersey

Obituary: Geri Francine van Emmerik, 1960 – 2018

Geri Francine van Emmerik, age 57,  passed away Sunday, Sept.  16, 2018 at her home in McKinleyville with her husband Otto and family by her side.  She had been diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer in October of 2015 which she valiantly fought until the end.   Geri was born in Los Angeles, California, on

Will Mack Town ditch McKinley & change name?

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – While Arcata has spent a good part of the year quarreling over the legacy of President William McKinley and his bronze statue on the Plaza, McKinleyville has been mostly mum regarding its namesake. But at a May 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), resident Linda

McKinleyville to view ‘The Danger of a Single Story’

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – A group that formed last year to confront racism in McKinleyville is holding its first public event this week. The McKinleyville Alliance for Racial Equity (MARE) will show Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk “The Danger of a Single Story” and hold a discussion about it on

McKinleyville pursues needle cleanup

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – One of the telltale signs of America’s opioid crisis can be found scattered about the streets, parks and open spaces of McKinleyville – dirty syringes. The hypodermic needles are so prevalent in town that the McKinleyville Community Services is getting involved in the matter. The district office at

Rubbish fire doused in McKinleyville

Arcata fire District McKINLEYVILLE – Arcata Fire District responded to a rubbish fire on Douglas Avenue in McKinleyville on Monday, May 14.. Crews were notified at 10:01 a.m. of a reported vegetation fire on Douglas Avenue in McKinleyville with threat to nearby structure.  Upon arrival, units found access challenging due to a long narrow road

MCSD declares core values

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Integrity, responsibility, family and fairness are the four core values agreed upon by the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Board of Directors. The board has also approved a list of actions its members should take to make their behavior consistent with those values. The core values were unanimously

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