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Mercer-Fraser pulls Mad River pot plant plan

Mercer-Fraser pulls Mad River pot plant plan

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – Heeding concerns about potential contamination of drinking water, the Mercer-Fraser company has withdrawn a cannabis manufacturing project whose approval also included a controversial rezoning. Fifth District Supervisor and Board of Supervisors Chair Ryan Sundberg announced last week that both the project and the rezoning are withdrawn. And in

MCSD takes vague stand on Mercer Fraser pot factory

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/GLENDALE – McKinleyville’s town board has weighed in on a controversial county decision to rezone riverfront property in Glendale to heavy industrial and to permit a 5,000-square-foot cannabis manufacturing factory at the site. The McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors convened Feb. 7  to consider backing an appeal filed

Arcata’s new Carlson Park offers Mad River access

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union VALLEY WEST – Travel west from Arcata, and you reach the Pacific Ocean. Head to the town’s southern edge, and you find Humboldt Bay. Now, a trip to Arcata’s far northern end also delivers you to water, and in no less than a public park. The Carlson Park Mad

Coho salmon nursery moves forward in McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has entered into an agreement with California Trout Inc. that will allow the nonprofit to have access to district property along the Mad River so it can finalize designs for a coho salmon nursery. CalTrout, along with the district, is planning its Salmonid

Today’s Mad River Current: Pet owners beware of blue-green algae; shooting suspect named; fire update

Avoid contact with blue-green algae From the Department of Health and Human Services: Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae). The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of

Conceptual plans to be unveiled for McKinleyville coho ponds

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Conceptual plans for a coho salmon nursery along with recreational trails and other public amenities will be discussed next week by the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Board of Directors. The board will hear a presentation on the project during its meeting Wednesday, May 4 starting at 7

Trinidad eyes Mad River water

Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The City of Trinidad may study the idea of connecting to McKinleyville’s water supply lines. At its meeting tonight, April 8, the Trinidad City Council may affirm the city’s policy of “supporting additional analysis of water supply options for the city and surrounding areas.” The idea of connecting to the