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Firpo Seeks To Quit Ferrer Case

Firpo Seeks To Quit Ferrer Case

Union Staff Report ARCATA – At a Sunday afternoon appearance at the Arcata Community Center, District Attorney candidate Elan Firpo said that she has asked to be removed from the case involving the Nov. 25 stabbing death of Douglas Anderson-Jordet. Firpo said District Attorney Paul Gallegos is considering her request. “I have asked Paul to reassign

We Want Your Funnies For The 2044 Mad River Union, Coming Out April Fools’ Day

Mad River Union Staff Report NOHUM – The Mad River Union’s April Fool edition is taking shape, and it’s sure to make you laugh, cry, blurt, bleat, grump, sweat, read things aloud to your SO and possibly itch as well. Why? Because it reports the news of the day in the greater Arcata-McKinleyville bioregion 30 years

Ferrer Sentence Becomes A Political Issue In DA Race

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The plea deal that resulted in an effective two-year jail sentence given to Juan Joseph Ferrer for stabbing Douglas Anderson-Jordet to death in Arcata last Nov. 25 could be rescinded. The campaign for District Attorney candidate Arnie Klein issued a press release last Thursday, March 6 stating,

Light Up Legally On The Plaza, Get The Vapors

  Tabitha Soden Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – A new kind of bar now occupies a prime spot on the Arcata Plaza, and this one won’t serve alcohol. Bigfish Vapor Lab is now open between Everett’s Club and Toby & Jack’s, at the former Yi Fang spot. A vapor lab is a place for

Plaza Partly Unempowered

  Union Staff Report PLAZA The Arcata Plaza’s west side is without electrical power at this moment. An employee at Arcata Exchange said PG&E expected to have it restored by 5:45 p.m. The Arcata Police Department doesn’t know why the power is out. Neither do the PG&E techs working on the power lines at Sixth

$20,000 Reward Offered In Nyxo Poisoning

ALDF Press Release HUMBOLDT, Calif. – On Friday, March 7, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is adding $10,000 to an equal reward offer from the Center for Biological Diversity, to bring the total to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for poisoning a Blue Lake, California dog

Be Eco-Awesome This Weekend

eBIRD SITE SURVEY Accompany Audubon’s Rob Fowler on Saturday, March 8 for his eBird site survey at Shay Park in Arcata. Rob will survey birds for up to three hours, counting every species present. Participants will find the experience to be more like a birding trip than a survey. Meet at 8 a.m. at the