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Arcata Police Log: Strangelings boldly break with tradition, reason

Arcata Police Log: Strangelings boldly break with tradition, reason

• Friday, August 30 10 a.m. When a man with a blue “wrap” on his head was found lingering upstairs in a downtown building where he weren’t spoze’ta be, he proposed an interim solution: to strike the person who found him with a chair. 11:51 a.m. Another household furnishing was conscripted to resolve a disagreement

Humboldt Area Foundation invests $300,000 in North Coast Nursing Program

Humboldt State Press Release Humboldt State University’s RN-to-BSN Nursing program received another boost today — a $300,000 grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Endowment Fund of the Humboldt Area Foundation. Senator Mike McGuire, Humboldt State University (HSU) President Tom Jackson and College of the Redwoods (CR) President Keith Flamer and other officials were on hand as

Arcata High students announce Wednesday walkout

We Stand With Educators Walkout On Wednesday, Oct. 2 students of the Arcata High campus will be walking out of classes to stand in solidarity with their teachers. The walkout will occur at noon and convene at the Arcata Plaza where speakers will present at 12:30 p.m. on various positive impacts staff have on students

Arcata Police seek reported slashing suspect

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a slashing incident reported to have occurred the night of Aug. 26. The incident appears in the daily bulletin for that day in APD’s Citizen RIMS online crime reports. According to Police Chief Brian Ahearn, an 18-year-old African American Humboldt

Arcata declares climate emergency, citizens demand action

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As part of a youth-organized protest spanning 150 countries, citizens gathered en masse on the Arcata Plaza last Friday to demand action on climate change. Speakers decried the gulf between the magnitude of the global warming threat and decisive action by political leaders. Struggling to be heard

Supes spend to save county cyber assets, election security

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​New software will allow Humboldt County to pinpoint the vulnerabilities of its cyber systems – including the election office’s system – and guard against hacking and malware. ​At its September 17 meeting, the county’s Board of Supervisors took action to guard against cyber system disruptions. ​The board approved

Chihuahua, 3 people saved by Coast Guard after sailboat breakdown

MCKINLEYVILLE — The Coast Guard rescued three people and a Chihuahua Wednesday from a disabled sailboat approximately 35 miles west of Klamath. At approximately 6:25 a.m., the sailing vessel Missfit’s captain contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Command Center watchstanders via VHF-FM radio, stating the vessel had lost propulsion in 35-knot winds and up to 20-foot seas