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Two towns, two explosions, two fires tax Arcata Fire

Two towns, two explosions, two fires tax Arcata Fire

 Two Explosions & Fires within Minutes  Arcata/McKinleyville, CA- (April 11, 2015)- At 2 p.m.this afternoon, Arcata Fire District responded to a residential structure fire with possible explosion located in the 2500 block of Alliance Road. The first arriving Chief Officer confirmed there was a structure fire by reporting black smoke coming from the front windows of

Victim burned in Alliance Road apartment blast

Reader Henry Faust reports: I just witnessed an explosion at an Arcata apartment. It happened at approximately 1:55 p.m. on April 11, 2015. The explosion could be heard blocks away. The incident happened at “The Arcata Plaza Complex” located on the corner of 27th Avenue and Alliance Road. A man who experienced burns was taken

McKinley plaque proposal again approved in concept, despite city stonewalling

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Parks and Rec Committee has, for the second time, approved the general concept of a plaque to be posted near the statue of President William McKinley. The plaque would frame the 25th president’s Plaza effigy in the context of both imperialism and genocide, local and international.

State marijuana report draws mixed reviews

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – A rigorous system of oversight and evaluation should be in place before California legalizes, taxes and regulates recreational marijuana consumption, according to the initial report of a state blue ribbon panel. The notional monitoring system would track the many anticipated impacts of legalization on youth, the economy, tax

Of Breath and Body

HSU – Seven student choreographers and three faculty members present their latest works in this year’s HSU dance concert, Of Breath and Body, for two weekends beginning April 9 in the Van Duzer Theater on HSU campus. The 10 dances feature a variety of styles including ballet, hip hop, modern and postmodern approaches, as well