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Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) has voted 32–8 in favor of partial street closure on the Plaza during main season Saturday Farmers Markets.  But before that takes place, the controversial measure will have to be considered by Arcata’s citizen-led Transportation Safety Committee (TSC). Any recommendation the

Forest news: International Day of Forests, a Saturday volunteer workday and Andre is honored

City of Arcata ARCATA – Arcata’s Environmental Services Department invites the community to celebrate the International Day of Forests on Thursday, March 21. Forests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, and the International Day of Forests is an annual event declared by the United Nations to help raise global awareness and celebrate the vital

Mack High stages Our Town

McKinleyville High School MCKINLEYVILLE – Thornton Wilder’s classic Pulitzer Prize winning play Our Town is being brought to life by the students of McKinleyville High School for their annual Spring Play. Performances are today, March 20 through Saturday, March 23 at the McKinleyville High School Multi-purpose Room, 1300 Murray Rd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and

Take Arcata’s Bicycle Friendly Community Survey

Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata recently applied to renew its Bicycle Friendly Community status from the League of American Bicyclists. As part of the review process, the League is seeking feedback from the community to help gain a better understanding of local bicyclists perspectives and experiences of bicycling in Arcata. Arcata residents,

Dogtown: Hero & Diesel are some of the finest gents you’ll ever meet

Wow, Daylight Saving Time already! The trade-off for those early mornings is having daylight until 7:30, certainly a plus for everyone who likes to get outside for a bit after work.  At the shelter, Tuesday and Thursday evenings will now have daylight all the way up to 7 o’clock when the shelter closes. The late

St. Joe kickstarts HSU/CR nursing program with $2 million grant

  St. Joseph Health System press release St. Joseph Health Invests $2 Million in  North Coast Nursing Program Grant will kick-start the permanent endowment to support the Humboldt State University RN to BSN Program Humboldt County — Officials from St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County (SJH-HC), Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, and Senator Mike McGuire announced today that St.

McCullough Construction’s Humboldt Bay Trail North excellence honored

McCullough Construction ARCATA – In late January, McCullough Construction was honored by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Northern California Chapter with the 2018 Excellence in Construction – Heavy Infrastructure Award for the Humboldt Bay Trail North Project.  ABC defines this award as an opportunity for contractor members to compete for honors in the construction

Arcata Main Street is seeking vendors and nonprofits for 29th annual Oyster Festival

Arcata Main Street public service announcement  Arcata Main Street is preparing for the 29th annual Oyster Festival! The 15,000 person event features our local bounty, environmental health, and the diversity of our community. It’s a celebration of North Coast culture where chefs, merchants, volunteers, and guests revel in award-winning oysters and other tasty non-oyster delicacies,

The HUM: St. Pat says Erin go Bragh

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend coming up, where, for some reason, we celebrate the life of a legendary priest from the Fifth Century, who supposedly drove the snakes out of Ireland, although there never were snakes there. What he actually did was drive out the Druids and convert them to Christianity. Whatever. In his honor,

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