Letters to the Editor, March 20, 2019

Safety. Yield. Respect. Over my many years and thousands of miles as an avid user of the Arcata Community Forest and related Sunny Brae Forest I have on occasion experienced what is known as a “trail conflict.”  As memory serves, 100 percent of those trail conflicts have been with me as a pedestrian being encountered


Mack High stages Our Town

McKinleyville High School MCKINLEYVILLE – Thornton Wilder’s classic Pulitzer Prize winning play Our Town is being brought to life by the students of McKinleyville High School for their annual Spring Play. Performances are today, March 20 through Saturday, March 23 at the McKinleyville High School Multi-purpose Room, 1300 Murray Rd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and


Frank Cheek to Join CCAA Hall of Fame in 2019

  Andrew R Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA – Former Humboldt State softball coach Frank Cheek has been selected to enter the California Collegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame as a member of its 2019 class the conference office announced Saturday. “Coach Cheek had a legendary career leading the Humboldt State softball and wrestling programs to


Dogtown: Bouncy Comet, Rosie on the rebound

One of the dogs at the shelter is our friendly Comet. Comet is about a year old. She is so dog-friendly that the shelter staff use her to check the new dogs for friendliness! Comet likes all kinds of play. She’ll happily fetch a ball, or splash in puddles, or romp with another dog. And


The Zen of McKinley: His final night on the Plaza, Part 2

Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA, Feb. 27, 2019 – For McKinley fans, nostalgia buffs and historians who wish to harken back to those halcyon days of Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 just after 5 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza, here’s five more minutes of His Billness for your viewing pleasure. This west-looking perspective offers a clear