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Another look at rail line from Humboldt to Sacramento Valley

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Although restoring rail service to Humboldt County was deemed “likely to be both high cost and high risk” in a 2013 feasibility study, rail enthusiasts are optimistic that a new study will paint a much rosier picture of building a line from Humboldt Bay to the Sacramento Valley.

Supervisors pick harbor commissioner for North Coast Railroad Authority

Torn between two viable candidates, a majority of the Board of Supervisors has voted to appoint Harbor District Commissioner Richard Marks to the North Coast Railroad Authority’s Board of Directors. Although the second candidate, Arcata resident Dan Hauser, has extensive experience as a former state Assembly member and served as the railroad authority’s executive director