Lindgren lathe mill to become cannabis factory

Patrick Evans Mad River Union ARCATA – One of the last lumber mills in Arcata will be converted to a cannabis facility. Arcata’s Planning Commission approved a Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Use permit for the Lindgren lathe mill Tuesday, Nov. 14. The Lindgren mill in the southern portion of Arcata’s Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone


Letters to the Editor, Special Disappointment Edition, Nov. 15, 2017

Disappointed that article not published As a long-time subscriber to the Union, I have appreciated its refreshing candor and thoroughness. So I was surprised and extremely disappointed to learn of Paul Mann’s resignation and even more distressed to learn of its cause. I have read Paul’s article/interview with Zera Starchild and I was at the


Humboldt Can Help: Blue Lake brings it home for Puerto Rico

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – We read the news or see it on television and it’s horrific. Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in September and 1.2 million people are still without potable water and many without electricity. But talking with former Dell’Arte International students from Puerto Rico about the situation


HSU Women’s Basketball comes up big in home opener

Kenneth McCanless HSU Athletics ARCATA – The Humboldt State women’s basketball team shook off a slow start and finished strong, with a lead that ballooned to 19 in the fourth quarter, as it defended home court against Notre Dame de Namur, 76-63, Wednesday night in Lumberjack Arena. “I thought for the majority of the game


Mad River Home Health nurses deliver Thanksgiving meals

Mad River Community Hospital ARCATA – This Thanksgiving, the Mad River Community Hospital Volunteers Inc., purchased 25 full Thanksgiving meals for Home Health patients who would not be able to cook a meal for themselves or their family. The meals were purchased from a local grocery store and will be delivered by Mad River Home


McKinleyville High School’s Homecoming Parade

One of the most spirited parades in Humboldt County is McKinleyville High School’s annual Homecoming Parade. Union photographer Matt Filar was on scene Friday on Central Avenue to capture these images.