A Mad River media mega-monopoly has formed. Via Facebook
, the Arcata Eye
announced it will join forces with Northern Humboldt's other hyper-local weekly newspaper the McKinleyville Press
starting Oct. 2.
And the Mad River Union
Arcata Eye publisher/editor/reporter Kevin Hoover announced in 2011 that the paper would cease publication
in February, 2014, leading to a couple of years
about who, if anyone, would fill the void.
Well, it seems Hoover and Jack Durham, who publishes the McKinleyville Press
, struck an accord. The veteran newsmen worked together on the Arcata Union
, the Eye
Publisher Judy Hodgson and many other current and former Journalistas worked and wrote for the Union
, as well.)
Read the full announcement of the Mad River Union here