Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Madrone: Sundberg swayed by MJ money

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The issue of Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg’s campaign contribution connections to the cannabis industry has been raised as he seeks re-election, with his opponent, Steven Madrone, saying that it’s a “very serious conflict of interest”  Implying that Sundberg’s campaign financing will sway his decision-making, Madrone is asking

At the Market: Lacey Berns’ wild salmon – fresh from Alaska to Arcata’s Farmers’ Market

Lacey Berns is holding her canopy steady in the wind with one hand and selling wild salmon with the other hand at the first big Arcata Farmers’ Market of the season. She’s a woman who isn’t daunted by a little wind and rain because she’s lived through 40 summers of fishing in Alaska. It’s hard

Trinidad Tidings: Art, music, dinner and continued cell service

The Trinidad School Library and first grade class will hold a Tri-tip Dinner on Friday, May 4 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Trinidad School during the first Trinidad Art Night of the season. All of the community is invited to enjoy the meal. Each dinner ticket is $10 and includes Tri-tip, baked potato, baked

Plaque re-wording made simple, but of course there’s a complication

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The plaque designating Arcata’s Jacoby Building as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 783 was removed from its 55-year station at Eighth and H streets on March 6 because of its misleading and offensive wording trivializing the ruthless conquest of the indigenous Wiyot People as “Indian troubles.” The

McKinley Museum: leave us alone, we don’t want your statue

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – You may want to sit down for this: someone is wrong on the Internet. Yes, despite what you may have read on the popular online social media service known as “Facebook,” the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Canton, Ohio, has not offered to take Arcata’s

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