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Supes form shelter crisis committee

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – After years of being pressured to approve a shelter crisis declaration, the county’s Board of Supervisors is forming a committee to make recommendations on it. Directed after lengthy deliberation at the Jan. 9 supervisors meeting, the committee will also advance advice on whether the county should form a

County pursuing modular housing

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A donation of 12 modular housing units could enhance an effort to provide low income housing but hinges on the availability of properties to site them on. At its Sept. 5 meeting, the Board of Supervisors directed county staff to explore the possibility of accepting the donation and

Public Health meningitis notifications completed

Public Health HUMBOLDT COUNTY – Public Health officials have completed direct notification of all individuals who may have come into close contact with a student who tested positive yesterday for bacterial meningitis. Local medical providers have also been alerted, and medical practices have been notified of any patients in their practice who may need antibiotics

McK committee gets down to business

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee learned about a proposed marijuana excise tax, heartily endorsed a new local electricity provider and gave a round of applause to the man behind the Central Avenue improvement project at its meeting last week. Measure S Connie Beck, director of the Department of Health