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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

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

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

Coast Seafoods poised for final permit approval

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Coast Seafoods expects final approval this fall of state and federal certifications of its shellfish harvesting permit through September, 2025. The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have the final say, after the California Coastal Commission approved a greatly revised

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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

Supporters speak out for single-payer healthcare

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A well-attended Eureka rally last week in support of a tabled single-payer healthcare bill was part of a coordinated effort to pressure Assemblymember Jim Wood to move the legislation out of suspension. Doctors, nurses, patients and other single payer or government-run healthcare advocates gathered at Wood’s office on

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