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McKinleyville Matters: Sundbergs to receive Azalea Award

McKinleyville Matters: Sundbergs to receive Azalea Award

Approximately 125 individuals gathered in the Sunset Restaurant at Cher-ae Heights Casino on Jan. 24 for the first McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce Mixer of 2019. Attendees mixed, mingled and congratulated the businesses and organizations nominated for the Member’s Choice Awards. The ballot is out now. Each chamber member is allowed one vote. If you have

Housing planned for Seventh and I streets

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In the 1990s, the parking lot at Seventh and I streets was filled with Fords. Then Isackson Motors closed, and the lot has been empty except for occasional heavy equipment staging, food trucks and parking for the businesses on the parcel’s south side. Now, Danco Group is

With snow predicted, Extreme Weather Shelter called for tonight, Feb. 9

Arcata House Partnership Arcata House Partnership will host the Regional Extreme Weather Shelter tonight, Saturday, Feb. 9, 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 p.m. to 5 p.m., staff will conduct shelter screenings, schedule showers and provide clean

Questions plague McKinleyville incorporation

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – In many ways, the unincorporated community of McKinleyville is like a city, It has nearly 17,000 residents, thousands of homes and a bustling downtown business district. The town’s main thoroughfare, Central Avenue, is the busiest roadway in unincorporated Humboldt County. It has an airport and a business park.

Statue removal getting real, and McKinley’s home town is talking to Arcata about taking it

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With key meetings about removal of the statue of William McKinley from the Plaza soon to take place, the cities of Arcata and Canton, Ohio are in talks about transfer of the statue to McKinley’s midwestern home town. Canton is home to the McKinley Presidential Museum and

Prime Arcata business locations available

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The ceaseless churn in building occupancy has made available for tenancy some choice Arcata business spaces. Belle Starr Longtime Plaza women’s clothing store Belle Starr has consolidated its operations at its Eureka store, leaving vacant the prime retail spot at 863 H St. on the Plaza’s west

KEET’s Golden Jubilee supports PBS North Coast

GOLDEN JUBILEE Local luminaries gathered at Eureka’s fabled Carson Mansion Saturday night for the KEET-TV Golden Jubilee. Attendees noshed on Petite Filet Mignon with Sauce Robert while community leaders spoke of the value of public television and of supporting PBS North Coast. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is no longer granting waivers to KEET-TV, which

Mosiac show in memory of Laurel Skye

  Marley Goldman Special to the Union ARCATA – The mosaic art of Laurel Skye will be  featured in “Bits and Pieces,” an art show at The Sanctuary, 1301 J St. in Arcata through March 31. There are mosaic bottles, shoes, mirrors, wall hangings, boxes and more. There will be a one-day clothing sale in March