Author Archives: Jack Durham

Spaghetti-to-go Friday at Dow’s Prairie Grange

Spaghetti-to-go Friday at Dow’s Prairie Grange

Dow’s Prairie Grange DOW’S PRAIRIE/MCKINLEYVILLE – Help the Dow’s Prairie Grange raise funds for much needed building maintenance and operating costs by purchasing tickets for its curbside Spaghetti Dinner event on Friday, Jan. 15. Pick up hours are 5 to 7:30 p.m.  Dinners are $10 and include noodles, home-made meat or marinara sauce, salad, bread

HSU celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with civic engagement

Humboldt State HSU – Humboldt State University will host A Morning of Civic Engagement and Community Organizing Workshops in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18. LaTosha Brown, a thought leader, social strategist, and co-founder of Black Voters Matter, will provide a keynote address beginning at 9:30 a.m. Other breakout sessions beginning

School board race focused on in-person learning

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/ARCATA – This year’s race for school board seats was unusual, with candidates for two different boards running as a slate. Incumbents Nicholas Som and Manuel Fonseca ran for two seats on the McKinleyville Union School District (MUSD) Board of Trustees and joined with  Cedric K. Aaron Jr. and Aristea Saulsbury, who

Orsini, Binder & Clark-Peterson elected to McKinleyville town board

    Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Greg Orsini, Scott Binder and Joellen Clark-Peterson were elected to the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors on Election Day, Nov. 3.  Orsini and Binder were vying for two four-year seats on the MCSD board, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in

Cool, frosty and windy weather ahead

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – It’s going to get chilly and windy and there may be frost. The National Weather Service issued a frost advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The NWS also issued a Hazardous Weather Warning for the frost and a Red Flag Advisory indicating

Truly eating local: Bayside’s 100-mile Challenge Brunch

Bayside Community Hall invites the community to Brunch (to go) in Bayside this Sunday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For this harvest meal, the hall’s chefs have given themselves a 100-mile challenge: source all ingredients within a 50-mile radius of the hall to highlight the amazing bounty produced by our area’s farmers

Online Auction for Humboldt Botanical Garden

GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN The Humboldt Botanical Garden invites the public to a new way to buy local and support the garden: the Gifts From the Garden Online Auction. Beginning midnight, Tuesday, Oct. 20, register and bid at for art work, jewelry, local gift certificates, garden accessories and much more. The auction continues through