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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

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

Vital coast prairies in growing jeopardy

Paul Mann Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE — The North Coast’s ecologically essential grasslands are continuing to shrink at a rapid rate that requires a new fire management strategy, scientists say. In the 64 years between 1941 and 2005 coastal grasslands shrank by 32-40 percent, a loss of some 1,630 acres, according to the Arcata field

Americorps braces for Trump cuts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDt – Last week was National Americorps Week, a time for the nation to celebrate a program that emphasizes community service – and one that will lose its funding if an anticipated federal budget proposal is approved. U.S. President Donald Trump is reportedly cutting domestic programs in an effort to