Author Archives: Jack Durham

Zero Waste Conference Coming to Humboldt State

Zero Waste Conference Coming to Humboldt State

Humboldt State University HSU –  Humboldt State’s 2018 Zero Waste Conference will feature a week of food, workshops, speakers, documentaries, panels and more, seeking to “Redefine Waste in an Age of Capitalism.” The conference, which runs Monday, Nov. 5 through Friday, Nov. 9, will open with a banquet and keynote address from keynote speaker Tedd

Wanted by the DA: Sanford Vonladwig

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office HUMBOLDT – The District Attorney’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the apprehension of Sanford Vonladwig, who has multiple outstanding warrants for a variety of crimes including elder abuse, death threats, possession of burglary tools, possession of controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, vehicle theft, and obstructing/resisting a police officer.

Flags at half staff after massacre

SOLEMN RESPECT Flags in Arcata were lowered over the weekend and will fly at half-staff through sunset, today, Oct. 31 as a mark of solemn respect for the massacre perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 27. Eleven people were killed by a gunman at the synagogue.        

Music, humor therapy in the age of Trump

 Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship BAYSIDE – Roy Zimmerman returns to Humboldt County on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m., just in time for a concert party after Election Day.   He has new songs, and some favorites to make us laugh and cry.  Everyone is invited to the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 24 Fellowship Way,

Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Arcata Main Street presents a Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The free, family friendly event includes live mariachi music, Zamba by Samba de Alegria, traditional oferendas like the one above at Arcata Exchange, face painting, guest speakers and complimentary

Letters to the Editor, October 31, 2018

Civility and more in decline In the last few years, our nation increasingly has drifted away from the civility and ethical foundations that have been distinctive characteristics of our national commitment.   In particular, it seems that our commitment to human rights is declining in the U.S.  The recent example in which the potential economic

Don’t fall for these scuzzy phone scams

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of three phone scams targeting residents last week. Amazon scam A local resident reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be with the online marketplace Amazon. According to the victim, the caller said that the victim’s Amazon account had been

Sex offender sweep

SEX OFFENDER SWEEP Between Oct. 15 and Oct. 19, Humboldt County Sheriff’s detectives and representatives from the Fortuna Police Department, Arcata Police Department, US Marshals Service and FBI, conducted an annual sex offender registration compliance sweep throughout the County of Humboldt.During this sweep, law enforcement attempts to contact every registered sex offender in Humboldt County