Tag Archives: McKinleyville High School

Obituary: Geri Francine van Emmerik, 1960 – 2018

Obituary: Geri Francine van Emmerik, 1960 – 2018

Geri Francine van Emmerik, age 57,  passed away Sunday, Sept.  16, 2018 at her home in McKinleyville with her husband Otto and family by her side.  She had been diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer in October of 2015 which she valiantly fought until the end.   Geri was born in Los Angeles, California, on

Trinidad Tidings: Neighborhood evacuated due to suspicious fire

Another fire on Scenic Drive broke out last Thursday night near Baker Ranch.  The closest home to the conflagration was saved but a wide swath of the bluff was burned. Residents nearby were ordered to evacuate but were able to return to their homes in the middle of the night. A neighbor said “the fire

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse finds new home

Trinidad Civic Club voted unanimously last Thursday in favor of the Cher-ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria harbor location for the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, fog bell and memorial plaques. The decision followed the very well-attended Feb. 27 Site Selection Charette at Town Hall during which the community learned about possible sites following the

Community rallies behind Arcata High coaches

Trustee goes after coach who cut nephew from basketball team Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Two popular basketball coaches at Arcata High School will keep their jobs, the local high school board decided last week. Arcata Varsity Coach Ryan Bisio and Junior Varsity Coach Graham Johnson had been on the chopping block after

Censure looms for trustee – school board cites outbursts, violations

(Note: Article updated with additional quotes and edits on Nov. 19, 2017 – Ed.) Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Concerned about inappropriate comments, emotional outbursts and ongoing violations of its bylaws, the Northern Humboldt Union High School District Governing Board may censure one of its own members at its next meeting, tentatively scheduled for

Edmondson tops list of new Mack High Hall of Famers

McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville High School has announced its Hall of Fame Inductees for 2017.  They are Kelly (Iorg) Edmondson, Class of 1998; coach Brian Stephens, Class of 1985-1993; and the 1990 track and field team. Kelly (Iorg) Edmondson was a leader for the Panthers in volleyball, basketball, and softball. She earned two varsity letters in

Mack High Varsity team yanked from Homecoming

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville High School Varsity Football Team will not be allowed to play in Friday’s homecoming game or be part of the noon parade due to some players sharing material that school officials deemed racist and homophobic. A small number of players on the team wrote inappropriate and

High school campuses to get field upgrades, but not artificial turf

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/ARCATA – In the coming year, a new football field and all-weather running track may be built at Arcata High, while over at McKinleyville High a new track may be installed around an upgraded football field. However, in McKinleyville, the field will most likely consist of natural grass rather than