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Arcata Fire’s Long-Planned Sunset Station Abandoned

Arcata Fire’s Long-Planned Sunset Station Abandoned

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA/McKINLEYVILLE – Arcata Fire’s long-planned Sunset-area fire station is not to be. Originally planned for 11th and M streets and then re-sited on the future Foster Avenue extension south of Sunset Avenue, the project was the subject of many fundraising events by the Arcata Volunteer Fire Department, which is

Get Your MST3K On At SFP&PN At ATL

Mad River Union Staff Report ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE – Fans of comedy and science fiction will recall the ’90s television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), in which a man and three robot sidekicks were forced to watch terrible movies and educational films, with their only solace being sarcastically riffing on the film. Humboldt has

Leaders Vow To Improve Central Avenue in McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – With hymns, personal testimonials and declarations of commitment, last week’s presentation by the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC) felt more like an old-fashioned church revival than an event announcing a road improvement project. The Sharing Our Path Forward rally on Wednesday, Nov. 13 was the fledgling  MOC’s formal announcement

The Latest Liscom Spew

LISCOM SLOUGH BLUES Despite falling within the jurisdiction of an alphabet soup of law enforcement and environmental organizations, it falls to one man, Ted Halstead to patrol, publicize and clean up the wretched refuse regularly deposited along Liscom Slough at Jackson Ranch Road. “It looks like we missed the party last night,” Halstead remarked last

Elizabeth Alves: Crappy Driving Is Dragging – And Running – Us Down

Caltrans District 1 is launching a campaign to encourage traffic safety for all road users. “Share the Road – Arrive Alive” will include six public service announcements which will run on local television stations and in movie theaters. There will also be reminders on the radio and a presence on the Internet. The tips will

Questions About Arcata’s Forest Policies and Practices

Note: A few Sundays ago, Environmental Services Director Mark Andre went on a hike with five or so people associated with the Protect the Arcata Community Forest group.  “I thought it was a very positive experience,” Andre said afterward. “Very well thought-out questions and a highly interested, friendly and respectful group of folks who took the

Taste Of The Holidays Showcases Local Food Vendors

TASTE OF THE HOLIDAYS The Rotary Club of Arcata Sunrise invites you to Taste of the Holidays, Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr,. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way. Admission is $25. The event features food tasting with dozens of local vendors, including restaurants, bakers, caterers, stores, breweries,

Neck Stab At Community Center Concert

Arcata Police Press Release On Saturday, Nov. 16 at about 10 p.m., the Arcata Police Department responded to the Arcata Community Center for a report of a fight and possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers learned that two males and a female had been involved in a physical fight near the entrance to the Community Center where a Too-Short concert was

A Message From Greenway Partners On Behalf Of Arcata Main Street

Dear Main Street Members and Supporters, Undoubtedly, most of you have heard the recent news about the major organizational shifts that have occurred in the past week at Arcata Main Street. In an effort to ensure that the organization fulfills its responsibilities and provides the community with a festive holiday season, Greenway Partners, a local