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Pro-statue petitioners claim 1000 signatures – enough to qualify ballot measure – but will keep gathering more

Pro-statue petitioners claim 1000 signatures – enough to qualify ballot measure – but will keep gathering more

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Those wishing to override the Arcata City Council’s historic Feb. 21 decision to remove the statue of President William McKinley now have three more weeks to gather their signatures. The petitioners reported last Friday that they were halfway to their goal of obtaining 1,200 signatures to ensure

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.

Plans to move and keep the McKinley statue proceed concurrently

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The statue of president William McKinley towered once again over the American Legion Post 274/Boy Scout Troop 9 Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday morning, possibly for the last time. But not certainly, despite the City Council’s historic decision to take out the 112-year-old Plaza fixture. Petition to keep

No more vaping on stilts during tsunami drills

  Ogilvie Humdiddle Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – The City Council held a marathon special meeting last Wednesday night to settle once and for all its conroversial proposal to outlaw vaping on stilts during a tsunami drill. The Arcata Community Center was filled to near-capacity as citizens braved a rainy night to have

UPDATED: Petition to keep McKinley statue submitted for ballot placement

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A petition which would overturn the City Council’s decision to remove the statue of President William McKinley from the Plaza has been submitted to the City of Arcata. It is being processed by Arcata’s city attorney, who has 15 calendar days to create a title and summary

McKinley statue pushes conflicted City Council to Community Center for weekly meeting

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Wednesday, March 21 City Council meeting is described as “special” on its official agenda, likely because the subject matter – a 112-year-old hunk of bronze – has forced the meeting to be held at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. The council meeting begins at 6

Unfinished McKinley business pushes City Council meeting to Community Center

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Wednesday, March 21 City Council meeting is described as “special” on its official agenda, likely because the subject matter – a 112-year-old hunk of bronze – has forced the meeting to be held at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. The council meeting begins at 6

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