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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 13, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 13, 2018

No on Measure M, really It might be helpful to respond to TorgToon’s piece regarding accuracy of information or how much common ground we who want something else in the center of our Plaza vs those who want the McKinley statue to stay there forever. So here’s a few responses I’d like to make of

Matt Knight fired from KHSU over ‘stick it to them’ email

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Matt Knight, host of KHSU’s Alternative Therapy show since February 2000 has been fired from the station. Knight, whose radio name is “Mad Doctor Matt,” is one of the members of the station’s volunteer community who have been unhappy with General Manager Peter Fretwell and Vice President for

Sofia Pereira & Mike Wilson: Bold and immediate action is needed to phase out fossil fuels

As California prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco from September 12 to 14, we are urging Governor Brown to stand with us and more than 200 local elected officials across the state who are fighting to phase out fossil fuel production in California. @caelectedofficials.org Communities in Humboldt County and the

Parks & Rec to dicuss e-vehicles on trails

  Mad River Union ARCATA – The popularity  of electric bicycles has surprised some users of the Humboldt Bay Trail North. Along with e-bikes, the onset of electrified “onewheel” skateboards have also signified a change in the overall user experience on the Arcata Marsh-traversing trail. Arcata’s Parks and Recreation Committee will discuss the use of

County’s suicide rate rebounds

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – An annual report to Humboldt County supervisors on suicide rates and prevention shows that last year’s reduction in suicides isn’t a trend, as this year’s rate is tracking to be as high as ever. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and at its Aug. 28 meeting, the

This after-hours restriction thing is already the second-most recent KHSU imbroglio

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The smoldering controversy at Humboldt State University radio station KHSU seemed to be waning late last month, when, in stark contrast to the previous three meetings, the monthly Community Advisory Board (CAB) gathering saw minimal participation. Now though, a new policy regarding worker safety and hours had

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