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McKinleyville seeks improved entrances, town trails

McKinleyville seeks improved entrances, town trails

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Some McKinleyville residents want to spruce up the town’s main entrances, landscape them, make them safer and create more trail connections.  These and other transportation issues were discussed at the Jan. 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) and will most assuredly be discussed further by

Rambling Jack: Mack Town takes the reins

Something positive and important is happening in McKinleyville. It’s been visible at recent governmental meetings, where residents are showing up in larger numbers. They’re engaged. They’re informed. They’re asking for a greater say in how McKinleyville solves its problems and shapes its future. Take, for example, the Jan. 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory

County to hold budget meetings for public

County of Humboldt HUMBOLDT – The County of Humboldt will hold its fourth annual multi-site, interactive Community Budget Meeting on Thursday, March 3 beginning at 6 p.m. This innovative and award-winning meeting gives members of the public an opportunity to discuss current issues with their elected representatives and weigh in on the county’s $300 million

Rising costs burden county budget

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – County spending continues to exceed income but its structural budget deficit is less than it was last year. That was the upshot of a third quarter budget update given at the May 5 Board of Supervisors meeting. Assistant County Administrative Officer Amy Nilsen reported that General Fund expenditures

County unveils new website

County of Humboldt The County of Humboldt recently launched its new website, which includes more interactive tools for citizens, improved site navigation, and a fresh appearance that showcases the region’s beauty. The County’s web address has also changed to www.humboldtgov.org. “We wanted a website that would fit the needs of today’s citizen and could adjust

Bay Billboard’s Flattening-By-Vandal May Be Permanent

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – What a vandal destroyed at the turn of the year, regulatory complications may make permanent. On Thursday, Jan. 2 at 12:54 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office took a report of vandalism to one of the billboards along U.S. Highway 101. It had been cut down.

Discuss Cleanup Plans for Former Pulp Mill Site, County Brownfields Program

Sean Quincey Humboldt County Public Information Specialist Staff with the County of Humboldt’s Economic Development team is inviting citizens to a public meeting on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Prosperity Center in Eureka to the discuss the County’s Brownfields Program. Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may


The gap between the need for road upgrades and funding for them is steadily widening and the county’s director of public works has reported that it will cost almost $1 billion over the next 10 years to bring the county’s road system to good condition. The increasingly daunting battle against road and road-related infrastructure deterioration