Tag Archives: McKinleyville Press

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

George Waller: McKinley, your eponymous ’ville would be proud to host you along with its totem pole

As I point out at the end of this letter, there are unquestionably deep moral and scientific arguments for removing the McKinley statue from Arcata and renewing it to McKinleyville, but the more intriguing question is, “What do Arcatans replace it with?” This question could provide such a bountiful wealth of fodder for future City

Your Bigger, Better Local Newspaper – The Mad River Union

Mad River Union Welcome to the first edition of the Mad River Union. As you know, the Union includes the combined forces of the former Arcata Eye and McKinleyville Press. More importantly, it represents a union with the Northern Humboldt community. The mission of the Mad River Union is to inform, entertain and empower readers

Alan Sanborn: This Time, Look For The Union Label

Until a month and a half ago, I feared that I would be writing more of an obituary to fill this space. I had been dreading the end of the Arcata Eye – knowing that I would soon have a much more difficult time piecing together what goes on in this odd little town. Supposedly,

Jack Durham & Kevin L. Hoover: The Decline And Fall Of The Humboldt Beacon – December 12, 2011

Jack Durham & Kevin L. Hoover McKinleyville Press/Arcata Eye For 110 years, the Humboldt Beacon has served the people of Fortuna and the Eel River Valley, persevering through two world wars, The Great Depression, the Humboldt flood of ’64 and an untold number of other trials and tribulations. Last Thursday, the Beacon put out its final