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Humboldt Deputy Sheriffs’ Organization: Yes on Measure F fire tax

“It has never been more apparent how crucial firefighters are to the safety of our community,” said HDSO President Jamie Barney,  “as law enforcement officers, we rely on the medical expertise and mutual support of local fire agencies, and adequate staffing and equipment are obvious priorities in our community.”

Coho habitat improvements set for Mad River

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A proposal to create habitat along the banks of the Mad River for juvenile coho salmon inched forward Sept. 2 when the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors approved a negative declaration of environmental impact. The project was approved 3-0 by directors John Corbett, David Couch and

McKMAC stays the course with reappointments

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – ​The membership of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will stay the same with the Board of Supervisors’ approval of three reappointments. ​Maya Conrad, a Realtor who is the McKMAC’s chair, and Kevin Jenkins, owner of McKinleyville Ace Home and Garden Center, and realtor Kevin Dreyer were reappointed

Arcata getting Tesla battery backup, developing ‘social host’ ordinance

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – At its Sept. 2 meeting, the City Council approved development of a “social host” ordinance. During normal times, such an ordinance would help prevent underage drinking at parties by holding the host accountable for providing those under age 21 access to alcohol. Now, during the coronavirus crisis, a