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McKinleyville pursues needle cleanup

McKinleyville pursues needle cleanup

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – One of the telltale signs of America’s opioid crisis can be found scattered about the streets, parks and open spaces of McKinleyville – dirty syringes. The hypodermic needles are so prevalent in town that the McKinleyville Community Services is getting involved in the matter. The district office at

Months-long investigation leads to arrest of suspected  burl poacher

  Redwood National and State Parks ORICK – While on routine patrol in January, law enforcement rangers from Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) located a redwood poaching site inside the park boundaries. It was an old-growth redwood with massive chunks cut out from the base of the tree. During the ensuing investigation, rangers identified

Arcata may regulate gun storage

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – At the request of two high school students, the Arcata City Council will discuss Wednesday, May 16 whether to create an ordinance requiring gun owners to keep their firearms unloaded and locked up when not in use. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at

Arcata to tackle pot store regs Wednesday

City of Arcata ARCATA – The City of Arcata is currently in the process of adopting new policies regarding adult cannabis retail sales and services. At the Arcata City Council meeting held on May 2, the council considered recommendations made by the Planning Commission, Economic Development Committee and community members. Recommendations included a proposed Land

Arcatan heads to Ultimate Frisbee Championship

Jada Brotman Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata has spawned another national-level sports star! Robin Joyce, daughter of Gene and April Joyce, will be traveling to Illinois May 19 and 20 for the D-III College Ultimate Frisbee Championships. Robin, 18, is new to Ultimate Frisbee, but is a natural, apparently. “I’m really excited to go

Take a stroll & get artsy at Arts! Arcata

Arcata Main Street ARCATA – Arts! Arcata, Arcata Main Street’s monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, will be held at various locations in Arcata on Friday, May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Below are the participating venues: • Arcata Artisans, 833 H St.: Kris Patzlaff, jewelry. George Bucquet, Hot cast glass. Wine pours

Festive puppet show

Arcata Playhouse CREAMERY DISTRICT – Bay Area troupe Magical Moonshine Theatre brings Animalitos to Humboldt for the finale of the 2018 Arcata Playhouse Family Series Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12. The show starts at 7 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Animalitos is a collection of Aesop’s