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Arcata tracking rise in property crime, violence

Arcata tracking rise in property crime, violence

ARCATA – Arcata’s Public Safety Committee took tangible steps last week toward developing civilian police oversight in Arcata. It also heard alarming news of a pronounced year-over-year jump in crime – both violent and property crime cases. With Chair Lettie Dyer absent and Vice Chair Jesse Lopez having resigned, Melissa Lazon was elected to the

Letter of the Week: Arcata demands state clean up possible toxic threat to drinking water

The importance of this matter cannot be overstated. The site is located directly adjacent to the Mad River, upstream and within close proximity to HBMWD’s Raney wells which supply drinking water to all of our customers and to two-thirds of the residents of Humboldt County.

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

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