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Should McKinleyville be renamed Dalhagali’?

Should McKinleyville be renamed Dalhagali’?

Arguments echo Arcata’s statue debate Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Across the United States, citizens are grappling with the nation’s history of racism by taking down statues of Confederates and calling for the names of military bases to be changed. The movement has now come to McKinleyville, where some citizens are asking for

McKinleyville seeking homelessness solutions

Anne Pierson, the owner of the McKinleyville Shopping Center, said that the criminal problem became so bad that she was forced to hire security for the shopping center three years ago and has spent $165,000. She has also spent thousands of dollars cleaning up trash left behind in camps. In recent years, volunteers have had to carefully  scour the lawn for discarded needles before holding the annual Easter Egg hunt.

RV, propane tanks burn at McKinleyville mobile home park

Arcata Fire District EARLY MORNING FIRE IN RESIDENTIAL TRAILER PARK McKinleyville – At approximately 3:54 a.m. this morning, Arcata Fire District responded with three engines and two chief officers to a fire in a travel trailer on the 2300 Block of Central Avenue in McKinleyville. Crews arrived to a fully involvedresidential RV travel trailer with

Suspected stolen check cashers nabbed in the act

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/EUREKA – On the morning of Aug. 30, PacOut Green Team organizer Aaron Ostrom’s truck was burglarized in front of his McKinleyville home. “The one time I left my dang truck unlocked,” Ostrom lamented. He has video of the suspects ransacking it. Among the items the culprits made off with

Pony Express Days: Dance, parade and more in McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville celebrates the 51st annual Pony Express Days today, May 29 through Sunday, June 2.  This year’s event, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce, includes familiar favorites like the Chili Cook-off, Dance, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Festival and the Gymkhana, with a few changes planned.  Returning this year for the

Jury finds McK’viller guilty of attempted murder, other charges

Humboldt County District Attorney News Release District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that today, a jury found 34-year-old Erick Allen Battersby guilty of attempted murder, with the special allegation that it was willful, deliberate, and premeditated. He was also convicted of assault with a deadly weapon and first degree burglary. The case arose from an incident

Commission supports leaving Town Center planning to McKinleyville

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County planning commissioners debated aspects of a zoning category that will apply to McKinleyville’s Town Center but agreed to defer to an upcoming community-driven process.  Commissioners also voted to recommend that a new timberland category not be adopted by the Board of Supervisors due to doubts about

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