Author Archives: Jack Durham

Levin Brothers coming to Arcata Playhouse for two nights

Levin Brothers coming to Arcata Playhouse for two nights

  Arcata Playhouse CREAMERY DISTRICT – Rock bass legend Tony Levin joins his brother Pete Levin for an evening of jazz with the Levin Brothers Trio at the Arcata Playhouse for a special two-night engagement on Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. The Arcata Playhouse is located at 1251 Ninth St.

Obituary: Montanna Louise Jones (Ann Bernard), 1943-2018

Montanna was raised mainly in the south and moved to Oakland in the 1960s. There, she played bass and found “women’s music” and the Women’s Press Collective.  In 1975, the press sent her and her then-lover, African-American poet Pat Parker, on a cross-country poetry and bookselling tour.  Montanna recently wrote about the burgeoning women’s and

Obituary: Ursula Mayclin Melvin, Aug. 8, 1969 – Dec. 16, 2018

Ursula Mayclin Melvin, daughter of Jim and Susan Stephenson of Trinidad, California, died on Dec. 16, 2018 at Hopewell Hospice House, Portland, Oregon, after a 3 ½ year dance with ovarian cancer.  Ursula possessed a warm, inviting, and adventurous spirit. She was quick to start up a conversation and to share her contagious laugh. Ursula

Jeep gets jacked and a high-speed chase ensues, ending in a rollover

Mad River Union EUREKA/TRINIDAD – A man was hospitalized last night, Jan. 10 after he allegedly car jacked a Jeep in Eureka, led officers on a high-speed chase and then rolled the vehicle several times on Patrick’s Point Drive near Trinidad. Eureka Police were dispatched to the 2200 block of Harrison Avenue in Eureka at

Cannabis dispensary, manufacturing may come to downtown McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The Humboldt County Planning Commission may issue a conditional use permit Thursday, Jan. 10 that would allow a company to open a medical cannabis dispensary and manufacturing facility in downtown McKinleyville. The commission meets at 6 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at 825 Fifth St. in Eureka. Calyx

Armed robbery in McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – Today,  Jan. 2 at about 4:35 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched the Reasor Road 76 Station in McKinleyville for a reported armed robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, deputies learned that a male subject had brandished a knife and demanded the money in the cash register. The

Man shot in leg this morning in Arcata

  Mad River Union ARCATA – A young man was rushed to the hospital after reportedly being shot in the leg during a dispute at an apartment on Heather Lane in Arcata. The man’s injuries are non-life threatening. Several males were in a dispute when the shooting occurred shortly after 8 a.m. The incident resulted

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