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The Lawson Report, part 2: Methodology

In 2018, the City of Arcata retained the services of the National Police Foundation (NPF) to analyze the APD response to the homicide of Josiah Lawson on April 15, 2017, and the subsequent investigation. The City of Arcata’s administration believed an independent review of the circumstances surrounding the emergency response and the initial investigation of this event would provide lessons learned from the experience and necessary recommendations to improve the APD’s future responses.

Coronavirus cancels culture

“Currently, Humboldt County has no known cases of COVID-19. The individual who was previously confirmed to have contracted the virus has recovered and was released from isolation on Feb. 28, after meeting all conditions for clearance required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A close contact of the individual was released from isolation March 2.”

McKinleyville Senior Center staying open

McKinleyville Senior Center (Editor’s note: This week’s McKinleyville Senior Center column features a letter from Rene Quintana, the center’s executive director, regarding COVID-19.)   The McKinleyville Senior Center remains open to all seniors despite the outbreak of the corona virus.   We take the necessary steps daily to prevent the spread of this infection and