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MCSD candidate David Couch: ‘ New plant should be a matter of civic pride’

MCSD candidate David Couch: ‘ New plant should be a matter of civic pride’

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 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 grapples with planning issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville is wrestling with how it can give residents a voice in land use decisions, while at the same time not creating additional expenses and bureaucracy. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC)  held an in-depth discussion on the topic at its Aug. 29 meeting, with members debating the

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

McKMAC slated to mull policy

Ned Schneebly Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE, APRIL 1 – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will hold a meeting next Wednesday night to discuss whether to have a special planning meeting in advance of its regular monthly meeting, during which it will set the format for a future public hearing. Committeemember Craig Tucker had requested

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

McKMAC will discuss racial issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee will tackle the issue of discrimination and open up a community dialogue about race relations. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously at its July 26 meeting to place the issue of racism on the agenda for its Aug 30 meeting. That meeting will most

John W. Corbett: All community groups must be involved in governing McKinleyville

Sungnome Madrone of Trinidad should be complimented for his civil tone and thoughtful article about future governmental structures for McKinleyville. My personal view is that the consideration of future governance for McKinleyville’s needs to be broadly based in the community so as to include all major community groups and relevant governmental entities. I was surprised

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