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Steelhead season is here, and the Mad River is the place to be

Steelhead season is here, and the Mad River is the place to be

  Ray Olson Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – It’s that exciting time of year again when our local treasure, the Mad River, has hundreds of steelhead fish swimming up from the ocean to spawn.  And these are big fish! The average size is around two feet long and 8 to 10 pounds. The annual winter

Coho habitat improvements set for Mad River

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A proposal to create habitat along the banks of the Mad River for juvenile coho salmon inched forward Sept. 2 when the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors approved a negative declaration of environmental impact. The project was approved 3-0 by directors John Corbett, David Couch and

Warning: Blue-green algae confirmed in Mad River

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Samples with confirmed cyanobacteria were collected at three locations on the Mad River spurring local Public and Environmental Health officials to warn community residents to keep themselves and their pets out of the water. The samples containing the cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, were collected by

Conserve water during system repairs

City of Arcata press release ARCATA RESIDENTS ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER WHILE HUMBOLDT BAY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER Arcata, CA, August 9, 2019 – The City of Arcata is asking Arcata residents to conserve water while Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District makes scheduled improvements in August and September. Humboldt Bay

HBMWD to temporarily reduce, cut water supply for maintenance three times starting next Wednesday

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union NORTHERN HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) will reduce and cut Northern Humboldt’s supply of Mad River water three times in the next several months to conduct maintenance on its aquifer well water collectors. A formal announcement is expected soon. Water customers are expected to be

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River Union GLENDALE – Heeding concerns about potential contamination of drinking water, the Mercer-Fraser company has withdrawn a cannabis manufacturing project whose approval also included a controversial rezoning.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