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Measure U sales tax hits the roads, too

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In deciding the fate of Measure U on Election Day, Nov. 8, voters may also decide the fate of many local roadways. The measure would increase sales tax in Humboldt County by a half of a cent for 20 years, which would generate an estimated $200 million. That

Supes earmark Measure U funds for roads

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A county spending plan related to a ballot measure in the November election includes the resurfacing of several northern Humboldt roads, including several roads in McKinleyville and the entire length of Westhaven Drive. At its Sept. 13 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved a first phase spending plan