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Arcata Plaza fire memories

Arcata Plaza fire memories

Alex Stillman Historical Sites Society of Arcata ARCATA –  I heard fire engines as I was leaving an Historical Sites Society of Arcata meeting at Kaaren Buffington’s home early in the evening of Nov. 12, 1979. I decided to walk to the Plaza to see what was happening.  The buildings on the corner of 9th

Yurok Tribal Council declares state of emergency

Yurok Tribe The Yurok Tribal Council declared a State of Emergency in relation to the sustained shroud of wildfire smoke that has enveloped the eastern portion of the Yurok Reservation.   The primary purpose of the emergency declaration, passed on August 31, is to activate the Tribe’s emergency response team. The special declaration allows the

Mad River Current for Thursday, July 27: Racism acknowledged, lighthouse to be moved

McKMAC to discuss racism Weirdness abounds. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee wasn’t scheduled to discuss racism last night. Rather, it was scheduled to discuss whether to discuss racism at a future meeting. Committee Chair Ben Shepherd didn’t think that the topic of racism fell under the county advisory committee’s purview, but the public disagreed and

11,000 acres burning in Mad River Complex

Six Rivers National Forest Active lightning strikes last week on the Six Rivers National Forest have resulted in multiple fires on all of the forest’s districts—the Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River National Recreation Area, Orleans Ranger District, Lower Trinity Ranger District and the Mad River Ranger District. Fires on the Lower Trinity and Mad River districts