Bohn says no more power shutoffs in 2020

Supervisor Mike Wilson said county residents were led to believe a “mythology” that power generation could be locally isolated in a so-called energy island. “I think there were many people within PG&E who were just as shocked as we were that the larger bureaucracy just didn’t perform in the way that they thought it would,” he continued.


Letters to the Editor, November 13, 2019

Plight of the Arcata mobilehome owners We read with interest the petition (Derksen, et. al.) calling for the restoration of the three key relocation benefits published in the Nov. 6, 2019 edition of your paper. The petition understates the plight of the homeowners. The situation is worse than reported. We have been residents in the


The HUM: Trippin’ with Seabury ‘and more’

  The Hum never ends, it just keeps humming along. This week I picked up a last-minute item Friday night. After making the rounds at Arts! Arcata, hearing a touch of Striped Pig, then Jon Humboldt Gates’ intense reading at Northtown Book, and closing down the Arcata Exchange (with the CR Big Band), “and more,”


Welcome to the Crabs diamond anniversary season

 Mad River Union ARCATA – The Humboldt Crabs 2019 season, which kicks off this weekend, will be the team’s diamond anniversary season. The Crabs play the Corvallis Knights on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m. at the Arcata Ball Park. On Sunday, June 2, the Crabs again face the Knights starting


Dogtown: Lola has blossomed, and Prima has puppies

This past week was the time for grant applications and reports for funding through the Humboldt Area Foundation. The process involves a lot of writing and reviewing but it is a great opportunity to take stock of the accomplishments of the year for our Redwood Pals Rescue.  We have vaccinated over 100 dogs and puppies,


Hello Valley West – cleanup, celebration and movies coming up

Arcata Police Dept. Hello Valley West Business Watch; I hope all of you are doing well and enjoying the summer. Attached are photographs from our Valley West Business Watch BBQ on May 22.    This event captured the spirit of Valley West as people kept coming out to enjoy a meal with friends and neighbors,