Tag Archives: Mark Wheetley

6 days SWAP time for ‘wet and reckless’ Wheetley

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Former Arcata City Councilmember Mark Wheetley will perform six days of work with the Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program (SWAP ) following a plea over his second drunk driving arrest. Wheetley’s attorney, Patrick Griego, entered a plea of no contest on his behalf last Tuesday to a charge of “wet and

Wheetley’s pre-trial DUI hearing set for November

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA — A pre-trial hearing is scheduled Nov. 21 for Fortuna City Manager Mark Wheetley, who has pleaded not guilty to his second arrest in 18 months on charges of driving under the influence. The former Arcata mayor and city councilmember will be represented in November in Courtroom 8 by

Arcata City Council to appoint Wheetley’s successor

 Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With Councilmember Mark Wheetley leaving the Arcata City Council March 1 to take a job as Fortuna’s city manager, the council has decided to appoint a replacement rather than hold a special election. The new councilmember will serve out the remainder of Wheetley’s term of office, through

UPDATED: Wheetley leaving Arcata City Council for Fortuna city manager job

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union  ARCATA – Arcata City Councilmember Mark Wheetley is stepping down from the Cit Council to become city manager for the City of Fortuna, effective April 1. Wheetley has served on the Arcata City Council since 2005, was most recently re-elected to a fourth term in 2014. He has less than

Wheetley arrested for alleged DUI

Mad River Union SAMOA/ARCATA – Arcata City Councilmember and Third District Supervisor candidate Mark Wheetley was arrested last night, Jan. 7 on suspicion of driving under the influence. Wheetley was pulled over for allegedly speeding at the intersection of Old Navy Base Road and State Route 255. Wheetley showed signs of intoxication, according to California

Wheetley enters Third District race

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata City Councilmember Mark Wheetley formally announced his long-anticipated run for Humboldt County Supervisor Friday, Dec. 11 at the Arcata Community Center. Wheetley aspires to the seat being vacated by outgoing Third District Supervisor Mark Lovelace. The election is set for June 7, 2016. Also running are Humboldt

Arcata’s Wheetley, Stevens bound for White House

City of Arcata Press Release  FIRST LADY RECOGNIZES ARCATA’S RECREATION PROGRAMS  First Lady Michelle Obama is honoring Arcata’s Recreation Division and other community programs from across the country for efforts to reverse America’s childhood obesity epidemic. The First Lady’s Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties initiative enlists local elected officials to create policies that put

Five for two, two for one – that’s seven Arcata City Council candidates vying for three seats

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – As the clock crept toward 5 p.m. in the City Manager’s Office Wednesday, Aug. 13, one last Arcata City Council aspirants was submitting his candidacy paperwork before the deadline. Jason Carr’s nominating petition was found sufficient by elections officials this morning, so he will join candidates Juan