Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Why does the airport keep losing money?

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Operation of the county’s airport system continues to be a money-losing proposition and a study will be done to identify how to correct an ongoing deficit. The county’s Board of Supervisors approved supplemental funding for a $53,500 airport system “governance and financial sustainability study” at its March 14

April 22 is Humboldt March for Science Day in Arcata

Humboldt March for Science ARCATA – The Humboldt March for Science is an educational, peaceful, non-violent, inclusive event encouraging unity, engagement and interaction from our diverse community who hold science to be valuable in this complex, interconnected world. The Humboldt March for Science (HMFS) is a one of more than 300 sister-city marches occurring on

Diller’s loss creates forest committee vacancy; scholarship established

Mad River Union ARCATA – The passing of 27-year member Lowell Diller has created a vacancy on the Arcata Forest Management Committee (FMC). The Arcata City Council is looking for an Arcata resident with wildlife habitat expertise to be a volunteer member of the FMC. This committeemember will join a group of six others with

Public Safety Task Force meets microaggression and more at monthly meeting

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Public Safety Task Force meets Wednesday, March 22 for two meetings: a 5 p.m. special meeting on micro-aggressions, which includes a presentation by experts from Humboldt State University; then the regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Agenda items for the regular meeting include public comment; micro-aggression training implementation; updates from

Obituary: Victoria Anne Stockley Dodge

Victoria Anne Stockley Dodge    Nov. 15, 1949 –Dec. 6, 2016 Family and friends of Victoria Stockley Dodge are invited to a celebration of this good woman’s life on Saturday, March 25, from roughly 1 to 8 p.m. at the Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. Vicky’s love of the North Coast and all its

Letters to the Editor, March 15, 2017

Neglected and resource-starved Valley West doesn’t want to stay that way Note: Since this letter identifying Valley West issues was conveyed to the City Council last October, several agencies and entities have stepped up to say that they are willing or are looking into providing services in this area, ac”cording to author Lucy Salazar. “Much