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Arcata Eye, Union columnist Beverly Hale dies

Arcata Eye, Union columnist Beverly Hale dies

Mad River Union ARCATA – Beverly Hale, the community columnist whose around-town rambles and observations enlivened the pages of the Arcata Eye and Mad River Union for many years, has died. Bev passed away at St. Joseph Hospital Sunday, May 19 following long illness which limited her mobility. Said her son, Alan, “I know that

McKinleyville Pop-Up Museum opens Friday

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Volunteers this week are putting the finishing touches on exhibits in the McKinleyville Pop-Up Museum in anticipation of its grand opening on Friday, May 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. The temporary museum is located near the World’s Largest Totem Pole at the McKinleyville Shopping Center, 1520 City Center Rd.

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

Minimal attendance at KHSU’s monthly CAB meeting

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – If the Humboldt State University administration’s strategy is to wait out, wear down and scare off the resistance to its policies regarding radio station KHSU, the plan may be working. After three well-attended and often clamorous monthly meetings of the station’s Community Advisory Board (CAB), the fourth,

Union Editorial: Local and national challenges to press freedom won’t stop us – will you?

In the  last few weeks, we’ve experienced the president of the United States declaring our country’s news media “the enemy of the people.” In keeping with his view of press freedom, a state university administrator threatened lawsuits against local journalists over news coverage of an issue of deep interest to the community. Then, political zealots

Trinidad Tidings: Art, music, achievements and of course tasty items

“Poetry and Story Sharing” is the program theme for the Trinidad Civic Club’s Lunch for the Bunch gathering on Thursday, June 7 starting at 10 a.m. in the Club Room, Town Hall. Members and guests are encouraged to bring something to read aloud, either original poetry or an anecdote from another author.  There will be

Egg scandal parboils newspaper

Blooge Verminton Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – A lapse in journalistic standards has engulfed NoHum’s weekly newspaper in scandal. The matter came to light when the Union published photos of 2nd graders from Mrs. Toynbee’s class at McKinleyville Elementary school who won the class’s annual Easter Egg Decorating Contest. In a shocking revelation,

About those erroneous renewal notices… (it’s us, not you)

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – We blew it! Mad River Union subscribers are receiving pink cards mailed out Wednesday that indicate (in most cases erroneously) that their subscription has expired. If you know this isn’t so, please disregard the renewal notice. Nothing will happen to your subscription. The cards were sent out following a bad

The Mad River Union is the newspaper for all your legal advertising needs

In planning your placement of future legal notices in Humboldt County publications, please consider doing so in the Mad River Union (adjudicated as a Newspaper of General Circulation on Nov. 1, 2013 by Humboldt County Superior Court Judge W. Bruce Watson, Decree No. CV130613). Of the publications vying for your public notice dollar, you won’t

Mad hatters reclaim ‘pussy’ power

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – A local woman has been making crocheted cat hats for years. With the current movement for wearing pink pussy hats as a political statement, her production has catapulted into overtime. Lauraine Leblanc’s crocheted hats are now purring all over the country. Her hat-making frenzy was spurred by the Pussy