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A blight of Measure F falsehoods from a league of extraordinary misleaders

A blight of Measure F falsehoods from a league of extraordinary misleaders

“There is not enough room on this page to address the numerous misleading statements and untruths contained in the argument against Measure F. We are saddened the author has not taken time to learn extremely important facts before taking such a negative position on something as important as the safety of our community.”

Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs’ Organization: Yes on Measure F fire tax

“It has never been more apparent how crucial firefighters are to the safety of our community,” said HDSO President Jamie Barney,  “as law enforcement officers, we rely on the medical expertise and mutual support of local fire agencies, and adequate staffing and equipment are obvious priorities in our community.”

Coho habitat improvements set for Mad River

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A proposal to create habitat along the banks of the Mad River for juvenile coho salmon inched forward Sept. 2 when the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors approved a negative declaration of environmental impact. The project was approved 3-0 by directors John Corbett, David Couch and

Dedication, imagination made Arcata Main Street’s virtual 2020 Oyster Festival happen

Shoshanna Arcata Main Street ARCATA – June 20 seems like such a long time ago! I had been originally set to run the Flupsy (which is a bed of baby oysters) Kids Zone at the Arcata Bay Oyster Festival for 2020 as I had done in 2019. As the pandemic loomed we first did away

McKMAC stays the course with reappointments

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – ​The membership of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will stay the same with the Board of Supervisors’ approval of three reappointments. ​Maya Conrad, a Realtor who is the McKMAC’s chair, and Kevin Jenkins, owner of McKinleyville Ace Home and Garden Center, and realtor Kevin Dreyer were reappointed

Arcata getting Tesla battery backup, developing ‘social host’ ordinance

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – At its Sept. 2 meeting, the City Council approved development of a “social host” ordinance. During normal times, such an ordinance would help prevent underage drinking at parties by holding the host accountable for providing those under age 21 access to alcohol. Now, during the coronavirus crisis, a

Frankovich explains resignation amid ‘vitriol’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As dealing with COVID-19 becomes increasingly wearisome, the county’s alternately lauded and reviled health officer, Dr. Teresa Frankovich, will take a lesser role to “make good on some promises to my family.” ​ Frankovich announced her resignation as health officer on September 2, in a letter to county