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Tavern Alley Weed Chugger Was Packing $18K

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OREGON RESIDENT ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANA SALES ON THE ARCATA PLAZA  ARCATA – On Friday, Dec. 6 at about 2:20 p.m., an officer with the Arcata Police Department contacted a male subject behind Toby & Jack’s Bar (764 Ninth Street) for smoking marijuana.  During the contact the male subject, later

DA Charging Ferrer With Murder, Others With Assault

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  Juan Joseph Ferrer, 35, is being charged with second-degree murder with a knife in connection with the stabbing death of Douglas Anderson-Jordet on Monday, Nov. 25. Sophie Buttercup Rocheleau, 24, Nicholas Benjamin Stoiber, 28, are being charged with assault with force likely to cause bodily injury. All three

The ‘Thud’ Heard ‘Round The County

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union SAN JOSE – Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace lost his cool, perhaps his temper, and struck two fellow supervisors on the back with his hands at a conference Wednesday, Nov. 20. The incident took place at the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) meeting in San Jose. As the

A Special Sasquatch Holiday Show

BIGFOOT LODGE HOLIDAY JAMBOREE Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St., Arcata Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 5 to 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 12 to 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets:  $12 general/$10 seniors and members/$8 kids 12 and under. arcataplayhouse.org CREAMERY DISTRICT – The Arcata Playhouse presents its annual holiday

Spare Change Theatre Troupe Inspiring Youth Through Truth

Ula Varley Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Spare Change Peer Education Program and Teen Theater Troupe is a model program that uses theater to educate about issues that are pertinent to young people. Teenage members of Spare Change write and perform skits throughout the year at local middle schools and high schools. Spare Change started

Three Arrested In Connection With Arcata Homicide

    Union Staff Report ARCATA – Three suspects were arrested Tuesday night, Dec. 3, in connection to last week’s stabbing death of  Douglas Anderson-Jordet. Detectives from the Arcata Police Department arrested Sophie Buttercup Rocheleau, 24, Nicholas Benjamin Stoiber, 28, and Juan Joseph Ferrer, 35, all without incident. All three were booked into the Humboldt