City of Arcata wants housing above shopping center

Steve Robles Mad River Union ARCATA – In order to comply with state rules on developing affordable housing for its residents, Arcata is appealing to local developers to create partnerships that will result in more access. “I just wanted to take the opportunity to put a shout-out to the building community,” said Director of Community


Letters to the Editor, October 9, 2019

What do you love about Glendale and Blue Lake? If you live (or work) in Glendale or its neighboring locales, such as Blue Lake, Fieldbrook, Liscom Hill, Korbel, or Hatchery Road, you are invited to give input to help develop our Community Plan. The County Board of Supervisors has given Glendale and Blue Lake the


The HUM: Out Front with Front Country

What’s in a name? As a band name, Front Country was supposed to offer an alternative to “back country” to indicate their roots in the more or less urban San Francisco Bay Area where they got their start.  But after moving to Nashville, it perhaps changed its meaning. “We do have ‘Country’ in the name,


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


Blue Lake Notes: Blue Lakers keep their cool

Before getting into the “things to do” in Blue Lake for the week, I wanted to give a shoutout to everyone in the community who kept their cool during our little Pacific Gas & Electric safety shutoffs.  Thanks to City of Blue Lake staff who kept water flowing and wastewater management working, kudos to the


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,