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Arcata Police Log: So many wonders to behold during Arcata’s unending Goofwit Days festival

Arcata Police Log: So many wonders to behold during Arcata’s unending Goofwit Days festival

• Friday, July 26 8:11 p.m.  A $3,300 Craigslist buy went retroactively awry when, post purchase, the seller’s dad called, saying daughter had no right to sell the thing, and demanding it back. • Saturday, July 27 3:45 a.m. With the genocidal statue gone from the Plaza and that new era of healing and unity

Conserve water during system repairs

City of Arcata press release ARCATA RESIDENTS ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER WHILE HUMBOLDT BAY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER Arcata, CA, August 9, 2019 – The City of Arcata is asking Arcata residents to conserve water while Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District makes scheduled improvements in August and September. Humboldt Bay

KHSU partners with Sacramento’s Capital Public Radio

Humboldt State University press release, August 9, 2019 Humboldt Signs Short-Term Agreement for KHSU, Looks to Future Humboldt State University has recently signed a short-term, interim agreement with Capital Public Radio in Sacramento for programming assistance with KHSU Public Radio. The agreement allows KHSU to continue airing national and state programming as the University considers

HBMWD to temporarily reduce, cut water supply for maintenance three times starting next Wednesday

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union NORTHERN HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) will reduce and cut Northern Humboldt’s supply of Mad River water three times in the next several months to conduct maintenance on its aquifer well water collectors. A formal announcement is expected soon. Water customers are expected to be

KHSU’s road map taking shape – announcement to come Friday

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Humboldt State University is expected to announce later today tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 9 that it has forged an interim alliance with Capital Public Radio (CPR) in Sacramento to stabilize radio station KHSU as further options are developed. According to informed sources, CPR will provide state and local content

Princess the pig suspects to stand trial

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The two men involved in the March 23 killing and slaughter of Princess, the pet pig, will stand trial.  Preliminary hearings have been completed for Jeffrey Cody Miller and Ed Jesse Ramos. Preliminary hearings, which are like mini-trials, go over evidence and take testimony to ascertain whether

Site issues could scuttle fish farm

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – ​Several months after announcing its intent to construct a $400 million aquaculture facility on the Samoa Peninsula, a Norwegian company has flagged water infrastructure and site contamination issues that could be “show stoppers.” ​At the July 23 Board of Supervisors meeting, the company’s request for “financial incentives/funding”

UPDATED: In search of the elusive Redwood Man Squirrel

Note: see fresh updates posted at the end of the story. – Ed.  Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Two very large pieces of news are about to rock our world.  One is the human-sized squirrel roaming about the Arcata Community Forest. The other is the shame and embarrassment soon to engulf academia,