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Accused Molester Dossey Pleads To Lesser Count – May 19, 2010

Dossey, 26, had been held in Humboldt County Jail on $50,000 bail since March 4, when he was arrested on charges of Child Molestation and Sending Harmful Matter to Seduce a Minor after Arcata High School school officials learned of the allegations and notified police. It was alleged that Dossey, an AHS Junior Varsity girls’ basketball coach, developed an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old female student.

Why We Have To Look At This *ucking Thing Every Day – May 7, 2010

The *UCK YEAH! bus is usually parked next to Co-op, taking up at least two parking spaces and expelling a cloud of diesel smog as its warms the engine for a move across the street every few days. Last week, a group of schoolchildren walking to the store for a tour had to pass through the exhaust, squinting curiously through the toxic haze at the semi-profane placard on the back.

Influential Ec Dev, CDC, Planco All Need New Members – May 5, 2010

CITY HALL – The Arcata City Council announces an opening on the Economic Development Committee and invites interested citizens living within Arcata city limits or within the Arcata Planning Area to apply. This committee member would complete a three-year term expiring on January 31, 2011. To determine residency status, consult the Arcata city street address

City Tallies 4-20 Violations, Damage – April 28, 2010

Inexplicably, the campers don’t just leave their garbage, but in what seems like an effort to make it more difficult and unpleasant for the forest workers to clean it up, fling the bottles and plastic food containers deep into tangles of blackberry brambles. At one point, an ES worker stepped in an exposed pile of human feces, releasing a foul stench that hung over the campsite as the crew filled contractor’s bags with the variegated wastes.