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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

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

There’s good news for Mack Town, and plenty of challenges

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are plenty of reasons for McKinleyville residents to feel cheery and optimistic about their town’s future. On the flip side, the unincorporated community – along with all of Humboldt County – faces some daunting challenges. All of this was discussed Jan. 17 during the McKinleyville Chamber 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 grapples with crime, drugs

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Homeless people camping in the woods, used hypodermic needles scattered in the streets and a seemingly endless string of petty crimes are among the challenges facing McKinleyville. Some of these issues, and a few potential solutions, were touched upon during a recent meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory

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

Too many azaleas in Mack Town

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville may solve its azalea problem at a meeting tonight, Feb. 15. The McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center to consider changing the name of the venue. Located on the east side of the McKinleyville

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