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KHSU’s community advisors: ‘no confidence’ in station manager

KHSU’s community advisors: ‘no confidence’ in station manager

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – It’s hard to tell which emotion the KHSU staff and volunteer community feels more strongly – love for dismissed Operations Director Katie Whiteside or loathing for the man who fired her, General Manager Peter Fretwell. The station has been in severe turmoil ever since Whiteside’s May

KHSU Advisory Board: ‘No confidence’ in KHSU GM Fretwell

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – In its monthly meeting last Wednesday, June 27, the Community Advisory Board for KHSU 90.5 passed a “No Confidence” vote regarding the station’s General Manager Peter Fretwell. [Clarification: the initial motion and second was for the CAB to vote “no confidence” in Fretwell. The CAB member

Union Editorial: Secrecy and subterfuge isn’t well-serving the public process for ‘The Village ‘

While hindsight is 20/20, we could have told everyone involved with the proposed The Village student housing project at the outset that transparency was the best policy. It still is, even as the various stakeholders’ tendency toward secretiveness compromises the process of considering the project. It began with the project’s backers a year ago in

HSU to demolish Trinity Hospital – EIR scoping meeting set

Mad River Union ARCATA – Buried several clicks down on the Humboldt State University website is an announcement for a community information meeting on the old Trinity Hospital, also known as the Trinity Annex. The university wishes to demolish the old hospital and create a surface parking lot with about 13,000 square feet of greenspace along

Humboldt State holding town hall meeting on The Village

Humboldt State University press release On Monday, June 18, Humboldt State University will host a town hall meeting to answer questions about the University’s plan to operate the proposed Village Housing facility. The meeting will be in the Great Hall (College Creek complex) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend, and parking will

A newly redesigned ‘The Village’ finally reaches the City Council

More but smaller residential buildings, fewer residents, more parking, solar panels, complex moved to the east away from Westwood Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council will take two nights this week to ponder The Village, the student housing project proposed for the Craftsmans Mall site on St. Louis Road.

NAACP to HSU: improve minority support or stop recruiting. Rossbacher: ‘that would be a giant step backward’

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Dissatisfied with what it says is Humboldt State University’s lack of support for students of color, the Eureka NAACP has called for the school to better serve students and aggressively address issues of racism in the community (see letter, above). Until it can do that, says the organization, it should cease

Arcata to Tom Parker: cease, desist, refrain and give us back your Lawson case files

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – While many at Wednesday’s City Council meeting demanded that ex-FBI agent Tom Parker be rehired to investigate the killing of David Josiah Lawson, chances of that happening appeared to dim Thursday with the revelation that Arcata City Attorney Nancy Diamond had sent him a cease and desist