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Articles by Stephanie McGeary

December 2022

Crafters Rejoice! A New ‘Creative Reuse’ Store is Soon Opening in Old Town to Provide Your Environmentally Friendly Supplies

November 2022

As We Enter a Cold and Wet Winter, Local Nonprofits Are Seeking Warm Items to Donate to the Homeless

‘It Was the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Had to Do’: Singing Trees Owner Closes the Beloved Recovery Center After 31 Years Of Serving the Community

(PHOTOS) YIPPEE KI-YAY! Cowboy Canned Food Convoy Rides Through Old Town

Arcata City Council Introduces Ordinance That Will Mandate Composting Your Food Scraps (By Yourself, or Through a Service) to Comply With State’s Organic Waste Bill

TODAY in the GATEWAY PLAN: Arcata Planning Commission Will Discuss Plan’s Potential ‘Community Benefits’ During Special Meeting

MEET the COMMUNITY AMBASSADORS! The Green-Vested Emissaries Repping Arcata’s Newest Community Service Program are Cleaning Up Downtown

LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN: Don’t Forget That We ‘Fall Back’ to Standard Time on Sunday

October 2022

Arcata Planning Commission Approves Big Apartment Expansion Project in Westwood Neighborhood

MEASURE P: After Reversing An Unlawful Tax Increase, Trinidad is Now Asking Voters to Raise Rates on the City’s Tourists Once Again

Arcata City Council Makes Changes to Vacation Rental Ordinance; Introduces Resolution Regulating Sidewalk Vendors

TONIGHT at ARCATA CITY COUNCIL: Possible Regulations on Sidewalk Vendors, Changes to the City’s Vacation Rental Ordinance

SMOKE TEST: Don’t Be Alarmed If You See Smoke Coming Out of The Sewers Over the Next Few Weeks, City of Eureka Says

Got Extra Tickets to the Sara Bareilles Concert This Weekend? City of Eureka Asks You Return Them So Other Fans Can Attend

Bomb Threat Prompts Lockdown at Mad River Community Hospital Saturday Morning

Eureka City Council Candidates for Third and Fifth Ward Field Questions on Homelessness, Job Creation, Sea Level Rise and More During Wednesday Night Forum

TONIGHT at ARCATA CITY COUNCIL: City Poised to Award $54 Million Contract for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades; Construction Could Start This Month

TONIGHT at EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: Unmet Transit Needs, Possible New Rules for Replacing Sewer Pipes, New Business Loan Program for Sprucing Up the Sidewalks

September 2022

Heads Up, Arcata! The City is Closing One Lane of Eighth Street For a Demonstration This Saturday and Wants Your Feedback on How it Goes

Big Housing Project in Westwood Neighborhood Bumps Gateway Talk From Arcata Planning Commission Discussion Last Night

Next Up for Arcata’s Gateway Area Plan: Planning Commission to Discuss Building Heights, Hold Community Poll Tonight

(PHOTOS/VIDEO) Saturday Morning Homeless Camp Eviction in Eureka Draws Protesters and Cleanup Crews

Adorable Ringtail Who Fell Down a Chimney in Hoopa Released Back to Nature by the Humboldt Wildlife Care Center

‘Fridays for Future’ Climate March and Rally to Take Place on the Arcata Plaza

Humboldt Brewing Company Returns to Arcata, Opening Café and Brewery in Old Mosgo’s Space

Following Violent Brawl in Arcata, Local Bartender Plans ‘Peace Picnic’ on the Plaza to Rally Against Violence

RAIN! Looks Like It’s Gonna Be a Wet Weekend

Center for New Growth in Eureka is Humboldt’s First Facility to Offer Ketamine-Assisted Therapy for Treatment of Depression

‘Please Help Us’: Humboldt’s Arts Community Pleads Governor to Sign Bill That Would Offer Financial Support for Theaters and Other Struggling Arts Organizations

Tonight the Arcata City Council Will Consider Allowing Some Upcoming Outdoor Events to Go Past 10 p.m. Noise Curfew

August 2022

What’s Next for Arcata’s Gateway Area Plan? Community Development Director Offers Clarification on Results of Recent Study Session

Big Gateway Study Session Produces Few Tangible Results

ARCATA’S GATEWAY AREA PLAN: Arcata City Council and Planning Commission Joint Study Session Tonight; Maximum Building Heights May be Set

Reclaiming Mouralherwaqh: Wiyot Tribe Acquires Culturally Significant Forest Land Near King Salmon

Arcata City Council Discusses Possible ‘Gateway Plan Advisory Committee’; Councilmembers Brett Watson and Alex Stillman Argue Over Stillman Not Recusing Herself From Gateway Meetings

ARCATA CITY COUNCIL RACE: Five Candidates Have Officially Qualified for the Ballot; Two More Waiting to Have Signatures Verified

Humboldt Bay Marathon to Draw Hundreds to Eureka This Weekend; Elite Runner Plans to Shatter Course Record

Fairhaven Gets Free High-Speed Internet as Part of ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’

(PHOTOS/VIDEO) Know Your 2022 Eureka Street Art Festival Artists

‘A Festival of Joy’: HAPI to Host Humboldt’s First Japanese Obon Festival, Celebrating and Honoring the Spirits of the Dead

July 2022

SURVEY: You Can Help Choose a Theme for the New Redwood Park Playground!

Days-Long Marble Treasure Hunt Ends in Eureka; Winning Team from Crescent City Takes Home $45K Worth of One-of-a-Kind Marbles

More Like Valley BEST! Arcata’s Valley West Basketball Court Gets Some Color With Help from Local Nonprofit

ARCATA CITY COUNCIL ELECTION: Councilmember Meredith Matthews Announces Candidacy; One Other Community Member Has Taken Out Nomination Papers So Far

(PHOTOS) Arcata’s Jardin Santuario Vandalized; Community Vigil Planned For Thursday Evening

TONIGHT at ARCATA CITY COUNCIL: Council Will Consider Transferring $50K in Grant Funding from Homeless Services to Outdoor Events, Approving Statement Condemning Antisemitism

River Access in Valley West?! With Help From Recent $690K Grant, City of Arcata One Step Closer to Transforming Carlson Park into a Riverfront Destination

ARCATA CITY COUNCIL: Alex Stillman to Be Sworn in During Special Meeting on Monday

City of Arcata Seeking ‘Community Ambassadors’ to Help Make the Town Safer and Prettier

June 2022

Want to Learn More About Arcata’s Gateway Plan? City Holding Public Meeting on Wednesday to Answer Your Questions