Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad’s Best

The City of Trinidad’s Public Works team, with Ryan DeSmet leading the department and Kyle Shipman assisting, deserve praise, gratitude and a vacation. Ryan and Kyle are everywhere, overseeing the city water system, broken pipes, leaks, maintaining the Town Hall and library, mowing Saunders Park, maintaining vegetation on Trinidad Head and on almost every street,

Get used to dealing with COVID & company

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt’s top public health official has called attention to the need for long-term funding for managing COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. ​The likelihood of the lingering presence of coronavirus was highlighted by Michele Stephens, director of the county’s Public Health Branch, during a May 4 Board of Supervisors

Arcata Bottom mega-grow foes file appeal to BOS

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In the 2000s, Arcata residents beseeched their political leaders to save them from industrial cannabis grow houses metastasizing throughout their neighborhoods.  Now, with cannabis legal and industry striving to meet demand with supply, some Arcata residents are again appealing to the powers that be to halt creation

Arcata Playhouse hosts fundraiser for local musician Julie Froblom

  Arcata Playhouse The Arcata Playhouse will host a special fundraiser for extraordinary local musician Julie Froblom. Jenni & David and the Sweet Soul Band will perform in support of Julie, their saxophonist, in a virtual concert at the Arcata Playhouse on Saturday, May 15 at 7 p.m. Julie has contracted a rare lung disease,

Dell’Arte’s Cauldron of Destiny Thesis Festival

  Dell’Arte International BLUE LAKE – The Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre presents “The Cauldron of Destiny Thesis Festival,” featuring four original works of theatre created by this year’s graduating MFA class. The thesis festival marks the culmination of three years of graduate study by an ensemble of theatre artists.   It will be the