Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Companion Animal Foundation: Bring Jack & Jill up to your hill

Companion Animal Foundation: Bring Jack & Jill up to your hill

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch, heel and roll over. These goofy, affectionate wirehair terrier crosses are looking for forever families that are ready to dive headfirst into the crazy, wonderful world of puppyhood. Both pups get along wonderfully with other dogs and they are learning how to gently interact with the

Letters not necessarily to the Editor

More cops, please Note: The following letter was received by the Arcata City Council. – Ed. City of Arcata, I’m sure you all have your hands full and it’s probably like “preaching to the choir” but please help us out. As a citizen, father, landlord, voter, and Arcata business owner; we need to clean up

Arcata Police Log: Morose delectation in Locrian mode an odious oratorio

• Wednesday, August 30 5:58 p.m. A Hilfiker Drive resident reported ongoing problems with neighborhood kids breaking into backyards. 6:52 p.m. A woman in a purple skirt was reported camping and weeing behind a Crescent Way address. She was moved along. • Thursday, August 31 1:59 a.m. A woman reported her abusive husband outside in

George Waller: McKinley, your eponymous ’ville would be proud to host you along with its totem pole

As I point out at the end of this letter, there are unquestionably deep moral and scientific arguments for removing the McKinley statue from Arcata and renewing it to McKinleyville, but the more intriguing question is, “What do Arcatans replace it with?” This question could provide such a bountiful wealth of fodder for future City

Dog starmaker Cassie Moore immortalizes adoptable pooches

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Sassy bounces across the screen, a toy in her mouth. The dog is happy to be out of a cage, playing in the exercise yard of the Humboldt County Animal Shelter. In the video, the camera work is joyful and the music upbeat. Patrons at the Minor Theatre

Korea vet calls North Coast vulnerable

Paul Mann Mad River Union BAYSIDE – A U.S. Army veteran who served in Korea in 1946 believes the North Coast, including the mothballed nuclear power plant in King Salmon, is a plausible if unlikely target for a “demonstration attack” with a North Korean long-range missile. Warren Tindall, 91 of Bayside, explained his reasoning in

Is the North Coast in Kim’s nuclear crosshairs?

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – Dissecting North Korea’s fast-developing missile and nuclear threats, a Humboldt State University world affairs expert urges North Coast residents to make their concerns known to members of Congress. Professor Emeritus Dr. Albert Harris with HSU’s Department of Politics and a nuclear weapons and disarmament specialist, says North Korea’s

Trinidad Tidings: Get a taste of Trinidad

Tastin’ Trinidad! will be hosted by the Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. outdoors at Saunders Park on Janis Court off Patrick’s Point Drive. The community is invited to taste samples from local restaurants, caterers, winemakers and breweries. Some of the participants include Lighthouse Grill, Moonstone Crossing Winery,

Jam session seeks real-world reforms

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – If bold ideas and good intentions alone solved problems, Arcatans could leave their doors unlocked, their keys in their cars and their kids unescorted to school. Or at very least, be able to walk down the street without fear of being assaulted, aggressively panhandled or yelled at.

No new suspects in Lawson case

  Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – The five-month-old investigation goes on, but there are no new suspects in the David Josiah Lawson killing probe, nor have any new leads turned up in the past 60 days. The latest information is four-pronged: • Arcata authorities are hoping a known but reluctant witness will come