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McKinleyville pursues needle cleanup

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – One of the telltale signs of America’s opioid crisis can be found scattered about the streets, parks and open spaces of McKinleyville – dirty syringes. The hypodermic needles are so prevalent in town that the McKinleyville Community Services is getting involved in the matter. The district office at

Opinion

Humboldt’s beautiful beaches can be deadly

National Weather Service HUMBOLDT – The National Weather Service and the Water Safety Coalition would like to remind community members that some beaches in Humboldt County are particularly dangerous because of how steep they are. Some of the steepest and most deadly beaches are found around the lagoons such as Big Lagoon, Dry Lagoon and

Entertainment

Dell’Arte, Mad River Union to tell your ‘Stories in the Tent’

Dell’Arte International BLUE LAKE – Dell’Arte International, in collaboration with the Mad River Union, puts out a call for stories from the residents of Humboldt County. From those submitted, five stories will be chosen and adapted by five actor-creators from the Dell’Arte Company and performed at Stories in the Tent at the 28th Annual Mad

Sports

HSU basketball’s Kindall Murie awarded fellowship grant

Andrew R. Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA – Kindall Murie was an important part of the Humboldt State women’s basketball team’s postseason run this season, but now she is earning recognition for her work off the court. Murie was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship grant for her outstanding field research work in marine

Community

Letter Carrier Food Drive this Saturday

Food for People HUMBOLDT – Saturday, May 12 will mark the 26th annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. All residents of Humboldt County are being asked to participate and help “Stamp out Hunger.” During this nationwide food drive, letter carriers will be picking up donations of non-perishable food and delivering these donations to local food banks

Multi-Media

Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, Before and After

On Wednesday, Jan.10, the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse was moved from the bluff on Edwards Street, where it has stood since 1949, down to the entrance to the parking lot on harbor property owned by the Trinidad Rancheria. For a short video of the move, click here. For a longer video click here. Below are some

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