Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

UPDATED: 19-year-old Humboldt State student stabbed to death on Spear Avenue

UPDATED: 19-year-old Humboldt State student stabbed to death on Spear Avenue

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ONE DEAD AFTER FIGHT AT ARCATA HOUSE PARTY On April 15, 2017 at approximately 3 a.m., officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to the 1100 Block of Spear Avenue on the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found a male victim bleeding from multiple

Updated: Meeting Wednesday night to discuss mammoth new Arcata housing project

Mad River Union ARCATA – A community meeting will be held Wednesday, April 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the D Street Neighborhood Center to discuss a planned housing development known as “The Village,” to be located at the present site of Arcata’s Craftsman’s Mall. The student housing would consist of four four-story buildings with

Trinidad Tidings: Electricity users, take note!

If you use electricity, take note:  Redwood Coast Energy Authority is bringing Humboldt County a Community Choice Energy program designed by Trinidad City Council and the other municipalities of Humboldt along with the County Board of Supervisors. Its purpose is to offer lower electricity rates and to keep benefits and control local. As Director Matthew

New face on McKinleyville town board

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mary Burke, who was the overwhelming favorite in a March 14 election, will be sworn in tonight, April 5 to the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors. The board, which meets at 6 p.m. at Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd. in McKinleyville, is scheduled to accept the

Extreme Weather Shelter winter 2016/17 wrap-up

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – While it’s not possible to precisely quantify unhappiness, the Arcata House Partnership’s (AHP) figures for this year’s Extreme Weather Shelters (EWS) make a compelling case that they reduced human misery in our community on an impressive scale for just about $8,100. The shelter nights are called when

Debate rages over oyster bed expansion

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Concerns about a Humboldt Bay mariculture expansion project will be voiced in a letter from the Board of Supervisors, but the letter states that the issues are being raised by a county commission, not the board itself. A letter on the expansion of Coast Seafoods’ oyster farming area

Code enforcement cases on rise

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The work of Humboldt County’s Code Enforcement Unit increased in 2016, a trend that’s expected to continue as the county launches enforcement of a commercial medical marijuana production ordinance. Code enforcement’s work in 2016 was detailed in a March 21 annual report to the county’s Board of Supervisors.