News

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

Opinion

Jim Wood: Healthcare reform not advanced by false facts, simplistic solutions

The opinion piece, “Wood performs dog & pony show for supes,” written last week by Mr. Winchell Dillenbeck, faithfully reiterates the basic talking points of the advocates for SB 562, the bill that provides an undeveloped solution for single payer health care. The statistics he quotes about the cost of health care are important —

Entertainment

A local star shines in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – Whether you are a serious Star Wars fan or just loved the first movie, it’s hard to forget that bar scene with the assorted monsters, glowing drinks and mesmerizing music played by some seriously strange musicians. “Cantina,” the music composed for that scene by John Williams, has been

Sports

Team Effort Lifts HSU Men’s Basketball Past Miramar

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA  – Five Lumberjacks scored in double figures as Humboldt State defeated Miramar 99-63 Sunday afternoon in Lumberjack Arena. “I was impressed with our ability to share the basketball,” said Head Coach Steve Kinder. “To have that many baskets made with that many turnovers is always an impressive stat when you

Community

Legion, Chamber buzz in the Vets Hall beehive

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Capping a busy week at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building, American Legion Post 274 held its monthly meeting Friday evening. As the meeting began, there was an empty seat with a patriotic place setting at the hall’s center in honor of the thousands of American soldiers missing

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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