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MCSD candidate Erik ‘Yahmo Ahqha’ Rydberg: ‘We can accomplish anything together’

MCSD candidate Erik ‘Yahmo Ahqha’ Rydberg: ‘We can accomplish anything together’

Four candidates are running for three 4-year seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in the unincorporated community. The candidates are David Couch, Dennis Mayo, Erik “Yahmo Ahqha” Rydberg and George Wheeler. Election Day is Nov. 6. The Union recently asked

Preliminary Election Results 11.4.14

First report from the Humboldt County Election’s Office is in and contains just the results from absentee and mailed ballots. MEASURE P: (Would ban GMOs) YES: 7,677 votes, or 54.80% NO: 6,331 45.20% MEASURE Z (County-wide sales tax) YES:  7,758 5.08% NO:  6,326 4.92% ARCATA  CITY COUNCIL 2YEAR TERM, Vote For 1 PAUL PITINO  747    

Candidates’ Campaign Coffers Revealed

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  Former County Prosecutor Maggie Fleming, the frontrunner in the district attorney race, has raised $118,000 for her campaign – more than twice that of her most viable opponent, County Prosecutor Elan Firpo. Campaign finances for the period between March 18 and May 17 were submitted late last week,

Latour Aims To Unseat Sundberg

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In announcing her campaign for fifth district supervisor, McKinleyville resident Sharon Latour said the Board of Supervisors has “eroded the public trust” and turned the General Plan Update into a “heartbreaking mess.” Though she didn’t mention incumbent Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg by name during her speech in

Lovell, Toste & Pigg Win High School Race; Silvernale Edged Out

Union Staff Report ARCATA/McKINLEYVILLE – Despite enduring a months-long scandal involving one of their board members who plagiarized a speech and then lashed out at those who dared to criticize him, two incumbents retained their seats on the Northern Humboldt Union High School District Board of Trustees. Incumbent Colleen Toste took second place in the race

Wheeler, Mayo & Couch Clinch MCSD Seats

Union Staff Report Challenger George Wheeler, who launched an aggressive campaign for a seat on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, was the top vote getter on Election Day. Wheeler received 1,163 votes, or  26.11 percent, in the race for three open seats on the unincorporated community’s town board.  Wheeler was trailed by

ELECTION 2013: Candidates for MCSD

Four candidates will vie for three seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors on Election Day, Nov. 5. At the close of the filing period on Friday, Aug. 9, all three incumbents had signed up to run for office. They are David Couch, Dr. Bill Wennerholm and Dennis Mayo. They’ll face challenger

Candidates wanted for MCSD, MUSD & NHUHSD

The filing period is open for several seats up for grabs on the McKinleyville Community Services District and two local school boards. Here are the openings: McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors – Three seats now held by Dennis Mayo, Dr. Bill Wennerholm and David Couch are open. Each is a four-year term. McKinleyville

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