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Madrone officially clinches Fifth District seat

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIFTH DISTRICT – Come next January, Steve Madrone will be sworn in and take over as the new Fifth District supervisor. On July 3, the Humboldt County Elections Division released its final count for the June 5 election, in which voters chose Madrone over incumbent candidate Ryan Sundberg by a

McKinleyville grapples with crime, drugs

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Homeless people camping in the woods, used hypodermic needles scattered in the streets and a seemingly endless string of petty crimes are among the challenges facing McKinleyville. Some of these issues, and a few potential solutions, were touched upon during a recent meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory

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

Sungnome Madrone: Economic development and creating more jobs in McKinleyville

Currently, economic development and jobs in McKinleyville are dependent almost entirely on the bedroom communities’ own income and expenses. There is very little money from outside the community that is spent in McKinleyville. This is the status quo. So, how can we change this and develop more economic activity, bring in money from outside the

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

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug 1: Heat warning, permitting a grow, pulling weeds & tearing down a barn

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot! The National Weather Service has  issued an excessive heat warning for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could get as high as 110 degrees today. This is ideal if you are a grow-bro who likes to fry eggs on the dashboard of your big diesel truck. It’s hellish if

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