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Posted on: June 20, 2019

City of Arcata Offering Free Bus Rides in July


The City of Arcata Transportation Division announced today that Arcata and Mad River Transit System (A&MRTS) will be offering free bus rides for the month of July.

Complimentary bus rides in July are part of the City’s Explore Arcata Transportation Pro...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Sidewalk & Valley West Improvements Project is Underway!


Our Sidewalk and Valley West Park Improvements Project kicked off on Thursday, June 6. These projects will make key infrastructure improvements including the installation of sidewalks, curbs and gutters, asphalt paving repair, bus shelter installation, cr...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

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The Arcata Police Department has established a 24-hour tip line for any member of the public to call in order to provide information regarding the murder of David Josiah Lawson. Lawson, a Humboldt State University student, was killed at a house party in t...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Nesting Season is Here! Please Avoid Trimming or Removing Vegetation


The City of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department would like to remind the community that early bird nesting season has begun!

The federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act makes it illegal to kill or transport any migratory bird or the parts, nests or eggs o...

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