Author Archives: Jack Durham

Rainstorm coming to Humboldt this week

Rainstorm coming to Humboldt this week

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A rainstorm which could dump from a quarter to an inch of rain on the greater Humboldt Bay area is forecast for Thursday and Friday. Sometime after 11 a.m. Thursday, there’s a 90 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday afternoon will most likely be blustery,

Local Coast Guard crews targeted by lasers

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is asking the public for tips or information regarding recent laser attacks aimed against rescue helicopter crews.  The latest attack occurred Tuesday evening near the Arcata-Eureka airport as an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay was conducting a practice instrument approach.  The helicopter

HSU Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Week

Humboldt State HSU – The American Indian community of HSU kicked off the 24th annual Indigenous Peoples’ Week (Monday, Oct. 9 to Monday, Oct. 16) with a series of free events dedicated to educating the public about indigenous peoples’ cultural contributions and the issues they face. The week, originally organized as a response to Columbus

The Mad River Union is the newspaper for all your legal advertising needs

In planning your placement of future legal notices in Humboldt County publications, please consider doing so in the Mad River Union (adjudicated as a Newspaper of General Circulation on Nov. 1, 2013 by Humboldt County Superior Court Judge W. Bruce Watson, Decree No. CV130613). Of the publications vying for your public notice dollar, you won’t

Humboldt Sports Connection: HSU fundraising extended, Fortuna vs. Eureka football preview

Manny Machado and Tyler Stricker from News Channel 3 talk about HSU’s success in raising $200k for athletics; St. Bernard’s football dominates the small school division; Eureka and Fortuna set to clash for No. 1 in the Big 5; and Parting Shots.    

AT&T is down, and you can’t call 911

City of Arcata Due to the fires South of Humboldt County, Arcata is currently experiencing a service outage of our 911 phone lines. If you have an emergency please contact the Police using 707-822-2424. If you have a non-emergency please call 707-822-2428.

About those helicopters in the sky…

PG&E HUMBOLDT – On Friday, Oct. 6, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will fly two helicopters along electric distribution lines in Humboldt County in order to survey the lines for improved electric reliability. The lines to be surveyed run from Garberville to Shelter Cove up to Petrolia and then from Hoopa up to Orleans.

Hike or bike a car-free Prairie Creek on Saturday

RNSP PRAIRIE CREEK – Beginning this Saturday, October 7, and continuing on the first Saturday of the month through May 2018, Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) will again be closing the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to all motorized vehicles. The parkway will close Friday night at 5