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Arcata Eye & Friends: A Children’s Treasury Of Arcata Wrongness – September 3, 2012

Monday, September 3, 2012

This handy guide is a service of Eye on Arcata, with help from reader David Jarvis and present and former staffmembers, including Jessica Savage, Terrance McNalley, Lorraine LeBlank and Kevin Hooper. »

Let A Thousand Little Free Libraries Bloom; For Now, We Have Two – July 10, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Let A Thousand Little Free Libraries Bloom; For Now, We Have Two – July 10, 2012

There are dozens of Little Free Libraries across the country. According to littlefreelibrary.org, the mission is to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide, to build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity, and wisdom across generations and to build more than 2,510 libraries around the... »

Occupy Arcata Heights Ends With A Splatter – March 14, 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Occupy Arcata Heights Ends With A Splatter – March 14, 2012

Like Occupy emplacements at Arcata City Hall and in Eureka, the K Street occupation station was riven by internal dissension as well as rocky relations with the outside world. »

Arcata Library Rocks The Economic Slump – February 9, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Arcata Library Rocks The Economic Slump – February 9, 2012

Meetings feature delicious refreshments, including chocolate chip cookies and coffee. For more information, call (707) 822-5954. »

Kev, Scatch To Talk Keneally Friday Night – October 3, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011
Kev, Scatch To Talk Keneally Friday Night – October 3, 2011

“I’m all jibbered up about it,” Hoover said. “Who wouldn’t be, except for 99.9 percent of the rest of the public?” »

Jack Durham: Newspaper Life Goes From $@&#*ed To A Realistic Relaunch – August 28, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Jack Durham: Newspaper Life Goes From $@&#*ed To A Realistic Relaunch – August 28, 2011

There’s nothing wrong with being a small newspaper, I thought to myself. Print the paper that you can afford to print. »

Jack Durham: The Press Endures The Worst, Falters But Resists Seedy Suitors – August 23, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

I used to joke that if a nuclear bomb goes off in Humboldt County, it’s not a story that will appear in the McKinleyville Press unless the reporter finds a McKinleyville angle. »

Skeezy Scammers On The Prowl In Arcata – August 16, 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Skeezy Scammers On The Prowl In Arcata – August 16, 2011

Chamber Director Brenda Bishop said solicitations invoking the Chamber’s name should be approached warily, and urged those solicited to contact the Chamber directly at (707) 822-3619. »

Jack Durham: The McKinleyville Press Sets Up, Settles In For The Long Haul – August 5, 2011

Friday, August 5, 2011
Jack Durham: The McKinleyville Press Sets Up, Settles In For The Long Haul – August 5, 2011

In some ways, life back then for me resembled the movie Groundhog Day, in which a weatherman is doomed to relive the same day over and over again. Except in my case, instead of a day, it was a weekly cycle. »

The Untold Story Of The McKinleyville Press – July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The Untold Story Of The McKinleyville Press – July 27, 2011

In the fall of 1995, I came home late one evening from a camping trip, turned on the evening news and learned that the Arcata Union was going out of business. Although I didn’t know it at the time, that was a pivotal moment in the birth of the McKinleyville Press. »