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Green light for McKinleyville skate park

Green light for McKinleyville skate park

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Construction may begin a year from now on the long-awaited McKinleyville skate park, a project that has been pursued for two decades. The park would be built at Pierson Park, which may see a variety of other upgrades if the McKinleyville Community Services District is successful in obtaining

MCSD candidate George Wheeler: ‘There’s still much to do’

Four candidates are running for three 4-year seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in the unincorporated community. The candidates are David Couch, Dennis Mayo, Erik “Yahmo Ahqha” Rydberg and George Wheeler. The Union recently asked the candidates a series of

McKinleyville skate park update

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The Humboldt Skatepark Collective is downsizing its plans for a McKinleyville skate park and may unveil a new design in April. Charlie Caldwell, a volunteer with the organization, told the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors Jan. 3 that his group met with an engineer regarding the

McKinleyville Skate Park moved to make room for more deputies

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The location of a proposed skate park in McKinleyville was slightly altered last week to make room for another project – the expansion of the Law Enforcement Facility at Pierson Park. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has requested that the small office it leases be expanded to make

Rambling Jack: We need to stop futzing around and get this skate park built

(I wrote the column below for the Jan. 9, 2013 edition of the McKinleyville Press. A lot has changed since then, but one thing has not – McKinleyville still does not have a skate park. The effort to build a skate park has been underway for about 17 years now, but there’s nothing to show

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