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The HUM: Holidaze Time: When makers shine and poets rhyme

The HUM: Holidaze Time: When makers shine and poets rhyme

That cool breeze is hitting us full force again: the “holidays” are here, when “good cheer” is mandatory, and the materialism that comes with “gift giving” makes us wonder, why? Well, because merchants and others depend on this holiday push at the end of the year, and why not help out, if we can.  We’ll

State Attorney General declines Lawson case

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office News Release On Thursday, Dec. 5, the California Attorney General’s Office informed Humboldt County District Attorney (DA) Maggie Fleming that it would not be assuming responsibility for the prosecution in the David Josiah Lawson homicide. DA Fleming had requested that the California Attorney General’s Office take the Lawson case in

Maggie Gainer: ’Tis the season to be incredibly wasteful, but here’s how to change that

This is the time of year that Americans gather to enjoy family and friends, to feast, exchange gifts, and to generate a shameful amount of waste.  We throw away 25 percent more trash than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve — about a million extra tons of garbage each week.  Humboldt’s holiday waste generation

Cross-pollination worries compel Supes to downsize hemp farming

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A mapped hemp farming zone includes 6,000 acres of the greater Arcata area but it’s now off the table as county supervisors are focusing on smaller-scale medicinal hemp production. ​The ongoing debate on how to regulate hemp continued at the Nov. 19 Board of Supervisors meeting. Up for

Regional Extreme Weather Shelter tonight, Saturday, Nov. 30

Arcata House Partnership Arcata House Partnership will host the Regional Extreme Weather Shelter tonight, Saturday, Nov. 30, to serve people who are homeless. Shelter intakes will begin at 4:15 p.m. today at the Annex, located at 501 Ninth St. in Arcata. From 4:15 to 5 p.m., staff will conduct shelter screenings, schedule showers and provide clean clothes

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