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Va donc voir jouer Mon petit chou

Lauraine Leblanc Mad River Union Scroll down for English translation. ARCATA – Ça m’gêne un peu de vous confesser que ça m’a pris  un long boutte de temps avant d’aller voir Mon petit chou, un groupe local de musique québécoise et acadienne. Enfin, au clair de la lune, une belle soirée au mois d’avril, j’me

Supes Let Voters Decide GMO Crop Ban

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Given the choice of forwarding a GMO ban to the November election ballot or approving it outright, the Board of Supervisors has opted for the ballot. After hearing a pro and con debate at their May 20 meeting – including opposition from Ferndale-based organic dairy owners – supervisors

Tenuous Witness Cred Erodes State’s Case Against Tree

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The heroin addictions and resulting memory loss of three prime witnesses in the Bodhi Tree triple murder trial are chipping away at the state’s charges. Rhett August, the one victim to survive last spring’s shooting binge in Eureka and Arcata, remains unable to identify who shot him the

Obituary: Richard John Stanewick

Richard John Stanewick, born September 2, 1919, died peacefully at his Sunny Brae home on May 22, 2014. He was 94 years old. Richard was born in Bellevue (now a suburb of Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, the only child of Anna and John Stanewick. Richard’s father had classical music often playing on the old Victrola as far

Gunplay, Threats Near Weitchpec Elementary School

HCSO Press Release On 05-27-2014 at about 3:15 pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Yurok Tribal Police Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to several gun shots being heard near the Jack Norton Elementary School off McKinnon Hill Road, Weitchpec. The Elementary school went into lockdown as a safety measure for their students. No

MUSD Recall Ditched After Resignations

Editor’s note: This is the final, updated version of this article. Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – An effort to recall members of the McKinleyville school board has been dropped following last week’s resignation of two trustees. A small group of parents decided last week that they should end the recall, citing the need

Go To The Flow

Gillen Martin Mad River Union ARCATA HIGH – As the stress of school begins to subside for most high school overachievers, the hard-working artists of the Arcata Arts Institute (AAI) are gearing up for the most stressful event of their year. The ninth annual Flow fashion show, touted as the “premier fashion event of the