Tag Archives: Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

Petitioning to keep McKinley statue underway – with a new twist

Petitioning to keep McKinley statue underway – with a new twist

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Chances are good that as you go about your business in Arcata over the next few weeks – or even if you’re sitting at home – you’ll happen upon someone asking you to sign a petition to keep the statue of President William McKinley on the Plaza.

At this rate, Humboldt may never be the Napa of cannabis

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –The Board of Supervisors and those involved in the cannabis industry are questioning why the Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau isn’t promoting cannabis-related tourism. Lack of effort to capitalize on the county’s reputation for quality cannabis was noted after a presentation by the bureau at the April 3

Mack Town deals with complaints of gunfire

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville may have found a solution to ongoing complaints about people shooting guns and hunting along the banks of the Mad River. It turns out that an ordinance passed by the county Board of Supervisors about three decades ago bans shooting firearms along most of the river in

Should ACV become a corporate droneport?

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Development of unpiloted aerial drones is advancing and having large corporations use Humboldt County airspace for operating them is up for consideration by the Board of Supervisors. The county’s Aviation Advisory Committee gave its annual report at the board’s Jan. 23 meeting. One of the presentation’s attention-getting segments

Supes form shelter crisis committee

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – After years of being pressured to approve a shelter crisis declaration, the county’s Board of Supervisors is forming a committee to make recommendations on it. Directed after lengthy deliberation at the Jan. 9 supervisors meeting, the committee will also advance advice on whether the county should form a

Consultant: Overhaul Humboldt airports

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A consultant has told Humboldt’s Board of Supervisors that the county’s airport system is revenue-starved, needs to be managed through a stand-alone department with a director heading it and has an unusual lack of staff. An overhaul of the airport system is recommended in a study from the

AT&T responds to outage criticism

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Representatives of AT&T explained the circumstances of recent outages to Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors and described the company’s efforts to prevent future service losses. The company updated its progress on preventing Internet and phone service outages at the Dec. 19 supervisors meeting. AT&T has faced criticism for

Supes approve interim cannabis permitting

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As the state licensing of recreational use marijuana nears, Humboldt County is bridging a regulatory gap by allowing existing growers to gain interim local permits. At its Nov. 14 meeting, the county’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to introduce an interim permitting ordinance. Growers whose permit applications for