Alarmingly, the county’s testing positivity rate increased to 11.83 percent, which the county describes as “the highest rate at any point in the last 12 months.”
Local, state and federal health officials continue to urge residents to get fully vaccinated to protect against severe illness and death from COVID-19. Most local pharmacies offer the vaccines. Vaccine is also available by appointment and to walk-ins at Public Health vaccination clinics located throughout the county.
“Valley West residents have long requested a community center and enhanced park facilities… we recommend a study on the health of Valley West residents be done before and after the facilities are built. The added benefits and programs the park and community center would provide can provide a solid study of the health and happiness of vulnerable communities like Valley West.”
“I just am so honored to have been appointed to serve on the Arcata City Council. Every single candidate who participated in the forum was amazing and had such wonderful things to bring to the table, and I promise Arcata that I will do my due diligence to represent each and every member of the community. I am just so honored.”
Following the purchase, Loughmiller will become the company’s CEO and O’Meara will retain a minor stake in the company.“Before joining Kokatat Mark was a local businessman and I’m pleased to be entrusting the company that means so much to me and our employees into his hands,” said O’Meara.
A number of public speakers offered their stories of psychedelic-based recovery, and support for decriminalization. “Sometimes medicine can be a drug, and sometimes drugs can be a medicine,” said one speaker. Many stressed the value of strengthening spirituality via renewed connections with nature.
The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will review conceptual designs for the McKinleyville Town Center when it meets today, July 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Because of evolving circumstances, the university is announcing the pending requirement now without waiting for any further action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dates by which faculty, staff and students must certify vaccination will vary by campus due to differences in academic calendars, but all certifications must be completed no later than September 30.
Mad River Union ARCATA – An Arcata City Council Candidate Forum will be held on Wednesday, July 28 at 6 p.m. to give Arcata residents and community members the opportunity to get to know the candidates and provide input during the process. The forum will be held in person in the Council Chamber at Arcata…
The pedestrian bridge is slowly rusting away. Plans for its replacement date back over two decades.