Tag Archives: Drones

City tightens drone regulation at Marsh

City tightens drone regulation at Marsh

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – At its March 7 meeting, the Arcata City Council unanimously passed Ordinance No. 1500, formalizing restrictions on drone use at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, City Hall, the Corp Yard and other facilities. Other city parks, including Redwood Park, are not affected by the new ordinance.

Letters to the Editor: Let us remake ourselves, our towns and society in a more rational fashion

McKinley again?!? His head is once again on the chopping block, which happens about every 20 years. Whether to keep him or not, that’s always the big question. However, there are a few other things to consider. The McKinley statue was a gift to the City of Arcata and that gift was accepted by a

Should ACV become a corporate droneport?

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Development of unpiloted aerial drones is advancing and having large corporations use Humboldt County airspace for operating them is up for consideration by the Board of Supervisors. The county’s Aviation Advisory Committee gave its annual report at the board’s Jan. 23 meeting. One of the presentation’s attention-getting segments

Drone hunting season opens at Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary

Billy Gilk Madness Ribber Funion ARCATA MARSH, APRIL 1 – Those “NO HUNTING” signs at the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary now come with an asterisk, as it’s open season there on a new form of “foul,” and even Friends of the Arcata Marsh are arming up and blasting away.    While authorities were initially frustrated by the lack

Arcata Marsh sees the coming of the drones

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Ah, the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, where a keen observer out for an afternoon of communion with nature might behold the aerial majesty of the Marbled Godwit, the Great Gray Owl, the Double-Crested Cormorant or the Hamphong 424 Avenger FPV HD Quadcopter. That last beast, or