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Letters to the Editor, June 12, 2019

Letters to the Editor, June 12, 2019

Our Roots If corporations are now people, then what of incorporated cities, towns and communities?  Do we not also have the right to assemble, bear arms and freely communicate to whomever tunes in and attends? But our community has been silenced. Our voices and musical choices muted. Our opinions and views unaired.  Now everyone may

Letters to the Editor, June 5, 2019

Rentals running riot Dear Trinidad City Manager,  I wanted make a plea to you to listen to our concerns and make a priority of community safety and quality of life for those who live and work here in Trinidad. Many residents are frustrated and feel their voices are not being heard.  Residents are not making

Letters to the Editor, May 8, 2019

The city could easily solve homelessness if it wanted to Oh boy, here Arcata goes again.  Given a $400,000 grant to help all the town’s homeless, officials are going to spend it on five one-bedroom modulars, which means five people or couples will get sheltered and housed. Great planning, great reasoning, HA! Take that $400,000

Letters to the Editor, May 1, 2019

Bumbling disregard In the late 1970s, when the puppeteers of California State University Chancellor’s Office (CSUC) held fewer and looser ropes on Humboldt State University, I was a journalism major at HSU. I was on The Lumberjack newspaper, raking muck. I was on KHSU, writing and reading news; playing music; and hosting Talkback, KHSU’s call-in

Letters to the Editor, April 24, 2019: McKinleyville’s new name will be…

KHSU action and acknowledgement My feelings about the disembowelment of KHSU have been articulated eloquently, knowledgeably and passionately by letters that have appeared in the opinion pages of the Mad River Union, the North Coast Journal and the Times-Standard.  I’d like to thank everyone for expressing their dismay, anger and frustration about the decimation of KHSU

Letters to the Editor, April 10, 2019

Whooosh… (smooch!) So glad to hear that Pete is being well taken care of. He certainly was an Arcata fixture for many years.  Thank you, Amy Erickson. Blow him a kiss from me. Tisa Jewell Westhaven/Trinidad Bohn’s bad remark Recently, I was informed that Supervisor Rex Bohn made a statement at a non-profit fundraiser about

Letters to the Editor, March 27, 2019

Homer’s heart is happy The following is taken from Personal thoughts and recollections: Humboldt State, HOMER P. BALABANIS, Faculty Emeritus: “The development of this program (Nursing Program) in which I took a real personal interest, entailed ‘Blood, sweat, and tears,’’ for it started from nothing except for some basic science courses. For years it was

Letters to the Editor, March 20, 2019

Safety. Yield. Respect. Over my many years and thousands of miles as an avid user of the Arcata Community Forest and related Sunny Brae Forest I have on occasion experienced what is known as a “trail conflict.”  As memory serves, 100 percent of those trail conflicts have been with me as a pedestrian being encountered

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