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There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

Mad River Union ARCATA – Of the seven individuals who took out nomination papers for Arcata City Council, four turned them in and three qualified to run. This afternoon, City Clerk Bridget Dory reported that the Humboldt County Office of Elections had found that just 17 of the 23 signatures on aspiring candidate Ryan Dale’s

Yak pack on fast track to bushwhack blowback

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It was nice while it lasted, the glimmer of goodwill projected by the two two-legged creatures among the five who live together in the Arcata Community Forest. A recent encounter with the infamous “yaksmen” and their animal companions went famously, with a passing bicyclist enjoying fresh milk

Acata Police Log: Dumpster mined for stray stickybudnuggetry

• Sunday, July 29 8 a.m. Garden implements were weaponized when a fearsome combatant wielded a shovel during a clash of dunces at Samoa Boulevard and F Street. 10:07 a.m. A parking space dispute on Spear Avenue devolved into an argument, during which a man in an ineffective camouflage hat twice struck his adversary’s car

Arcata Fire may survey voters about tax increase

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA/MCKINLEYVILLE – The Arcata Fire District Board of Directors has decided to drop its plan to put a tax measure on the November ballot after learning that it would be impossible to meet the deadline for doing so. Instead, the district may hire a polling company to determine what kind

Four Arcata City Council aspirants turn in candidacy paperwork

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata voters will have at least three choices, and maybe four, for the two open seats on their City Council this November. Incumbents Mayor Sofia Pereira and Brett Watson are defending their seats, with their nomination petitions found sufficient this week. Just 20 valid signatures of registered

LoCO gets Drooz’d

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Another local news organization, the Lost Coast Outpost (LoCO), has received a demand letter from Deborah Drooz, Esq., the Los Angeles attorney representing Humboldt State University Vice President Craig Wruck. Over the last several days, Drooz has sent the Mad River Union letters accusing it of false

McKinley EIR ready after election, statue supporters cite fantastic figures

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Rebuttals to the arguments have been received for and against Measure M, the ballot measure which would reverse the City Council’s Feb. 21 decision to remove the statue of William McKinley from the Arcata Plaza. At last week’s City Council meeting, Community Development Director David Loya said

Arcata council incumbents, aspirants getting serious

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: This story includes material previously published online. – Ed. ARCATA – With two four-year Arcata City Council seats available this November and a host of pressing issues at hand, incumbents and outsiders alike are joining the candidate queue. As of Monday morning, some seven possible candidates have taken

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