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Arcata Chamber Classics: Mad River Community Hospital – a vision and labor of love

Arcata Chamber Classics: Mad River Community Hospital – a vision and labor of love

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director  Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews Jed Rudd, director of ancillary services and safety at Mad River Community Hospital, a 26-year Arcata Chamber member. How did you get involved with Mad River Community Hospital (MRCH)? I’ve worked in medical administration for 12 years and was last serving in New Mexico when this

Man killed when car flips, hits tree near Stone Lagoon

Mad River Union STONE LAGOON – The driver of a Honda SUV was killed this morning near Stone Lagoon when the car he was driving went off U.S. Highway 101, flipped over and collided with a tree. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. At about  10:24 a.m. the man was

Area man survives shark attack at City Hall

Shunka Fourwinds Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – Recent efforts to re-introduce indigenous animal species locally may have backfired. The trend began not in eco-groovy Arcata, but McKinleyville, where the Friends of Widow White Creek were able to re-establish a colony of Eye-Sucking Lampreys, an aquatic species able to propel themselves out of the

Mack Town hit & run trial delayed

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The November trial of a McKinleyville hit-and-run murder suspect has been postponed until the defense receives an accident reconstruction report from an outside expert. James Arthur Merrick II, 47, is accused of killing Tessa Gingerich, 16, also of McKinleyville, in an alcohol-fueled hit-and-run collision near Mill Creek Marketplace

Drill Preps Firefighters For Sunny Brae Forest Rescues

Mad River Union Staff Report ARCATA – Once the Sunny Brae Forest is public-ready, with new trails and repaired crossings, users will flood in to take advantage of the forest they worked to hard to acquire, preserve and enjoy. With the influx of users will inevitably come situations, even emergencies. Arcata Fire will likely be