Tag Archives: Fifth District

Madrone officially clinches Fifth District seat

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIFTH DISTRICT – Come next January, Steve Madrone will be sworn in and take over as the new Fifth District supervisor. On July 3, the Humboldt County Elections Division released its final count for the June 5 election, in which voters chose Madrone over incumbent candidate Ryan Sundberg by a

Madrone wins Fifth District seat

Mad River Union FIFTH DISTRICT – By a narrow  margin, Steve Madrone beat Ryan Sundberg in the race for Fifth District Supervisor. A Post Election Update, released minutes ago by the Humboldt County Elections Division, shows that Madrone beat incumbent candidate Sundberg by 103 votes. Madrone received 3,453 votes, or 50.63 percent, while Sundberg received

Fifth District race too close to call

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With thousands of votes yet to be counted, the results of the race for Fifth District supervisor may not be known for two weeks. The Election Night Final Report shows incumbent Ryan Sundberg trailing challenger Steve Madrone by a mere 33 votes. Madrone received 2,410 votes, or 50.25

5th District rivals face big crowd, many questions

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The two candidates for Fifth District Supervisor squared off during a forum last week in McKinleyville and tackled issues including incorporation, illegal cannabis grows and a controversial highway interchange project proposed in the Trinidad area. More than 160 people filled Azalea Hall April 23 for the forum, sponsored

Sungnome Madrone seeks 5th District seat

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIFTH DISTRICT – Trinidad area resident Sungnome Madrone has announced that he is running for Fifth District Supervisor. Madrone, a resident of Humboldt County for the past 44 years, is the first candidate to publicly announce that he is running for the seat, now held by Supervisor Ryan Sundberg. The

Money And Machinations Bode Ill For The Supervisorial Races

Elizabeth Alves My Side of the  Street When Virginia Bass appointed Kevin McKenny Humboldt County Planning Commission, she inadvertently gave considerable leverage to the unhappy neighbors of his property across Eighth Street from the Eureka Inn. They were outraged that the supervisor for the Fourth District appointed a man to the commission who has been

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

Sundberg Announces Re-Election Bid

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – With endorsements from two Democratic congressmen, life-long McKinleyville resident Ryan Sundberg recently announced that he is seeking re-election to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. So far, Sundberg is the only candidate to announce that he is running to represent the sprawling Fifth District, which includes McKinleyville, Trinidad,