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University Senate passes resolution condemning KHSU closure

University Senate passes resolution condemning KHSU closure

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – By a 75 percent majority, HSU’s University Senate Tuesday afternoon passed a “sense of the Senate Resolution” rejecting and condemning the administration’s action to eliminate KHSU’s staff and local programming. Seven percent of the senate opposed the resolution; 18 percent abstained. A draft resolution, which was amended, asks California

An inside account of the final KHSU staff meeting – ‘no one noticed I was there’

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Last week’s historic purge and effective closure of Humboldt State’s public radio station, KHSU 90.5 FM, took place behind locked doors at the Feuerwerker Building on campus. However, station volunteer Ryan Lee happened to be in the building, and listened in on what transpired. Using a station production studio,

Princess the pig’s suspected killer named, sought

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata Police have submitted a case to the Humboldt County District Attorney, recommending a felony grand theft charge against the man believed to have killed and butchered Princess the Pig on March 23. The Union has learned that the suspect is Jeffrey Cody Miller, 32, a Humboldt-area

Arcata Police Log: A pageant of quibblesome, fusspottian nanoaggressions

• Wednesday, March 13 11:42 a.m. Someone strolling by the corner of Buttermilk Lane and Beverly Drive heard yelling coming from a nearby garage. But not the oft-heard cries of inordinate rage over some quibblesome, fusspottian nanoaggression. No, this time someone had a genuinely weighty issue – a motorcycle lying on top of and pinning

Another Village housing project revision before the City Council

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In what has become a recurring event, still another revised version of The Village housing project is being submitted to the Arcata City Council for consideration. The newest iteration, incorporating alterations recommended by the council during recent meetings, is to be considered during the Wednesday, April 17

Rezoning items headed to county Planco, including McK Town Center

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The most controversial parts of General Plan zoning text changes will be taken up this month by the Humboldt County’s Planning Commission, including changes affecting McKinleyville’s Town Center area.  The commission will review the attention-getting rezoning items at its April 18 meeting. They include the text of a

KHSU’s new Interim Director resigns

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – KHSU staffmember David Reed, named yesterday as the station’s interim director as part of the sudden purge of the rest of the staff, has resigned. In a Facebook post this morning, Reed wrote: Friends and Friends of KHSU, The last 24 hours have been shocking. Thank you for all

McKexit: City of McKinleyville?

Town debates incorporation, seeks financial information from county Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE –  The ongoing debate over whether McKinleyville should become a city is heating up now that there’s an effort underway to gather financial information about incorporation. The latest discussion took place April 3, when a divided McKinleyville Community Services District Board