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McKinleyville seeks improved entrances, town trails

McKinleyville seeks improved entrances, town trails

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Some McKinleyville residents want to spruce up the town’s main entrances, landscape them, make them safer and create more trail connections.  These and other transportation issues were discussed at the Jan. 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) and will most assuredly be discussed further by

Man arrested for sexual assault Tuesday afternoon in McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – On Tuesday, Feb. 12 just before 3 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the McKinleyville Shopping Center on the 1500 block of Central Avenue for the report of a sexual assault that had just occurred. When deputies arrived on scene, they learned that the 18-year-old female victim

Questions plague McKinleyville incorporation

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – In many ways, the unincorporated community of McKinleyville is like a city, It has nearly 17,000 residents, thousands of homes and a bustling downtown business district. The town’s main thoroughfare, Central Avenue, is the busiest roadway in unincorporated Humboldt County. It has an airport and a business park.

Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA –  On Wednesday, Feb 6 at about 5:05 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Samoa Beach northern access parking lot for the report of an attempted robbery/carjacking. According to the female victim, she and her small child had just parked in the beach parking lot when she

Nine applicants for single seat on McKinleyville board

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are nine applicants vying for a single open seat on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors.  All of the applicants are McKinleyville residents and all of them want the seat which was vacated in December by George Wheeler, who resigned because he’s battling cancer. The board will

McKinleyville house fire causes $189,000 damage

Residential Structure Fire- McKinleyville McKinleyville, CA – January 31, 2019 – At 11:52 AM Arcata Fire District responded to a residential structure fire at 1745 Heartwood Drive, McKinleyville.  Initial 911 calls from a neighbor reported light smoke from the eaves of the two story house. Units first arriving at scene reported increasing smoke from the eaves,

The State (and someday, the city?) of McKinleyville reviewed

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Incorporation, a town center, a Vista Point park and improved trail patrols were among the topics discussed Jan. 23 during the annual State of McKinleyville meeting. More than 130 people packed Azalea Hall for the event, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce and featuring a who’s-who of

McKinleyville Matters: Meet top local officials at the State of McKinleyville meeting tonight

The annual State of McKinleyville meeting takes place today, Jan. 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd. in McKinleyville. Panelists include  Humboldt District Attorney Maggie Fleming; Fifth District Supervisor Stephen Madrone; Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal; California Highway Patrol Officer Paul Craft; Arcata Fire District Chief Justin McDonald; McKinleyville Community

Cannabis dispensary, manufacturing may come to downtown McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The Humboldt County Planning Commission may issue a conditional use permit Thursday, Jan. 10 that would allow a company to open a medical cannabis dispensary and manufacturing facility in downtown McKinleyville. The commission meets at 6 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at 825 Fifth St. in Eureka. Calyx

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

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