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Marsh Repercussions



The PalCo Marsh has been cleared of the roughly 150 people camping there ("Clearing the Marsh," May 5). While 40 new beds were made available by private individuals in the converted shipping containers, those are only for 90 days at a time. That means that up to 110 people are now out looking for new place to sleep. Look for some of them to end up in an alley, gulch or doorway near you.

Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives (www.AHHA-humco.org) is the only non-governmental organization offering an ongoing solution by way of a sanctuary camp and eventual transition to a Tiny House Village. I urge you to join me in supporting AHHA and encouraging the Eureka City Council and the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to work with them in a productive manner.

Richard Salzman, Arcata


Seems like we've come a long way in 156 years, especially when dealing with people who live along the bay and who are not like us.

G T Buckley, Eureka

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