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For the Glory: Kinetic race weekend!

For the Glory: Kinetic race weekend!

  Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – It’s time to gear up for four days of fun as the Kinetic Grand Championship kicks off this weekend, beginning in Arcata and ending in Ferndale. Kinetic Thrills Pageantry Party New this year is the Kinetic Thrills Pageantry Party, which is on Friday, May 25 from 6 p.m. to midnight

Save-the-statue petitions filed with county

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Organizers of the petition drive to keep the statue of President William McKinley on the Plaza have completed their signature gathering in time for the Monday, May 21 deadline to turn them in. The initiative seeks to place a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot which, if

At the Market: The Farmers’ Market takes friendship, features to new levels

Farmers’ markets are where we run into friends we haven’t seen in ages, where we meet our friends for breakfast first at The Alibi, where we get to visit with our favorite farmers who have, over the years, become friends, and where we meet new friends. Fresh veggies and fruits are a bonus to the

Plaque re-wording made simple, but of course there’s a complication

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The plaque designating Arcata’s Jacoby Building as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 783 was removed from its 55-year station at Eighth and H streets on March 6 because of its misleading and offensive wording trivializing the ruthless conquest of the indigenous Wiyot People as “Indian troubles.” The

Fhyre Phoenix: Why we should remove the statue and how we’ll pay for it

12 Reasons to Remove the Statue of McKinley from the Arcata Plaza  1.    The Arcata Plaza is the site where Native people were sold into slavery by White men. Therefore, this site should not be used to honor a White man, whoever he may be, but rather to honor the people who suffered there. 2. The

ABC releases names of suspects in Plaza bar drug dealing case

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The state Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has released the names of those arrested, and one suspect at large, in the recent undercover operation conducted at Plaza bars. ABC is seeking revocation of the alcohol-serving permits for the Sidelines and Toby & Jack’s, some of whose

ABC’s statement on the Plaza drug investigation

ABC press release ABC and Local Authorities Arrest 11 Individuals in Humboldt County Agents make arrests for sales and possession of illegal narcotics (Arcata) – California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Agents and local law enforcement have arrested 11 individuals in connection with an investigation of activities surrounding two ABC licensed premises. The arrests follow a

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

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

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