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Union Editorial: A clear decision by the people solves an age-old Arcata problem

Union Editorial: A clear decision by the people solves an age-old Arcata problem

However you voted on Measure M, there is reason to rejoice in the decision made by Arcata voters. It was a clear decision, with an overwhelming mandate to act. It wasn’t at all close, so there is no disputing that the voters spoke loud, clear and decisively, ending a long-running controversy that sowed pain and

Warning: Blue-green algae in local waterways

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae).  The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Mendocino

House panel blocks Trump’s effort to slash tsunami warning system

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The powerful House Appropriations Committee has fully funded the Tsunami Warning Program for Fiscal 2018, snubbing President Trump’s attempt to eliminate $11 million from a system considered indispensable by North Coast preparedness officials in the event of a major Pacific earthquake. The Appropriations Committee wields power over

Letters to the Editor: On Baywood logging and the Trump ties to the Kremlin

A destructive logging plan Recently, several articles have appeared in the Mad River Union regarding the proposed timber harvest plan at the Baywood Golf and Country Club, which is located on Buttermilk Lane, in Humboldt County, just east of the Arcata city limits. Baywood Golf Course, by the way, is in an area zoned residential.

House panel blocks Trump’s effort to slash tsunami warning system

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The powerful House Appropriations Committee has fully funded the Tsunami Warning Program for Fiscal 2018, snubbing President Trump’s attempt to eliminate $11 million from a system considered indispensable by North Coast preparedness officials in the event of a major Pacific earthquake. The Appropriations Committee wields power over

Arcata taking a stand in the age of Trump

Mad River Union ARCATA – In response to the many bigoted, ignorant and insulting statements made by President-Elect Donald Trump, the Arcata City Council will tonight, Jan. 4, consider Resolution No. 167-24, “Reaffirming Arcata’s Commitment to the Values of Community, Inclusivity, Environmental Protection and Respect.” According to a staff report, “many cities and towns throughout

Uncertainty for health care, pot in the age of Trump

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – State Assemblymember Jim Wood has told the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors that the presidential election of Donald Trump has brought “uncertainty” to California, with health care and marijuana regulation being two main aspects. Wood, who represents the state’s North Coast district, was at the Dec. 13 Supervisors

OPINION: Who dares to ask, ‘Have you no decency, sir?’

That historic question, aimed at rabble-rouser Joe McCarthy in 1954, effectively ended the Senate career of the notorious Wisconsin Republican. The nation, indulging in one of its chronic fits of political paranoia, had embraced McCarthy during the Red Scare. He willfully exaggerated the threat of Communist subversion in Washington for political gain. Mao Tse-tung had

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