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Supervisors support Measure F fire tax

Supervisors support Measure F fire tax

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​The county’s Board of Supervisors is supporting the Arcata Fire District’s Measure F property tax, stating that the greater McKinleyville area will be “at risk” without the funding. ​Sponsored by supervisors Steve Madrone and Mike Wilson, a letter supporting the tax measure addressed to the district’s chief, Justin

Low-cost housing need triggers ballot measure

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​With survey results showing strong support for developing more low-income housing, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved placing a housing measure on the November election ballot. ​At their July 7 meeting, supervisors approved ballot measure language on allowing the county “to obtain state and federal funding to

HumCo supe on county sheltering order: ‘I fear for our children’

​The effects of the county’s shelter-in-place order, which has been in effect since March 20, include school shutdowns and lack of social contact between children. “We’ve shocked and awed them like they’ve never seen before,” Bohn said. “We’ve got to tell kids what we’re doing, why we’re doing this and what we’re going to do for them – because I worry about the children.”

Cross-pollination worries compel Supes to downsize hemp farming

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A mapped hemp farming zone includes 6,000 acres of the greater Arcata area but it’s now off the table as county supervisors are focusing on smaller-scale medicinal hemp production. ​The ongoing debate on how to regulate hemp continued at the Nov. 19 Board of Supervisors meeting. Up for