Tag Archives: Arcata Fire Protection District

A blight of Measure F falsehoods from a league of extraordinary misleaders

A blight of Measure F falsehoods from a league of extraordinary misleaders

“There is not enough room on this page to address the numerous misleading statements and untruths contained in the argument against Measure F. We are saddened the author has not taken time to learn extremely important facts before taking such a negative position on something as important as the safety of our community.”

Supervisors support Measure F fire tax

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​The county’s Board of Supervisors is supporting the Arcata Fire District’s Measure F property tax, stating that the greater McKinleyville area will be “at risk” without the funding. ​Sponsored by supervisors Steve Madrone and Mike Wilson, a letter supporting the tax measure addressed to the district’s chief, Justin

Arcata Fire’s gear is crumbling, unsafe and costly to keep going

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE\ARCATA – The Arcata Fire District’s aging apparatus are breaking down, with several of them inoperable and out of service. At one point last week, 44 percent of the cash-strapped district’s main firefighting vehicles were out of commission. Some vehicles will remain so until the district finds a way to

Arcata Fire could be down to one station if Measure F fire tax fails

    Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA/McKINLEYVILLE – If voters fail to pass Measure F on Nov. 3, the Arcata Fire District may close the McKinleyville and Downtown Arcata fire stations. Four firefighters would respond to calls from the Mad River Station on Janes Road near Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata.  With the

Paul Nicholson: The shadowy, fact-averse Humboldt County Taxpayers League

I would like to know something about the people and their qualifications since they are making comments that affect the residents’ lives and property of the Arcata Fire District. In contrast, the League of Women Voters posts their address, phone number and board members and is totally transparent. 

McKMAC supports fire dept. funding measure

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously June 24 in support of a ballot measure to help fund the town’s fire department. The measure, which will likely appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, would raise taxes on a typical single family home by $118 a year, as