Wrong-way driver causes 101 accident

CHP Press Release WRONG WAY ELDERLY DRIVER RESULTS IN INJURY TRAFFIC COLLISION  HUMBOLDT, Calif. – On Thursday, July 31st, an elderly woman was sent to the hospital after she drove the wrong way on US-101 Northbound, north of Bayside Cutoff, and collided into a second vehicle. Just before noon, 88-year-old Frances Lambert of Eureka was driving


Blodwin Mary Gratwicke Wilbur with Quince

Obituary: Blodwin Mary Gratwicke Wilbur

Blodwin Mary Gratwicke Wilbur died in her sleep at home on Sunday, July 6. Mary was born in Knucklass, Wales, on October 4, 1918, and grew up in London, England. She was a graduate of the London School of Economics and lived through the Blitz during World War II. She was a social worker in



Fleschner and Hager

Well-tuned weekend in Westhaven

Janine Volkmar Special to the Union WESTHAVEN – Two homegrown musicians will appear at Westhaven Center for the Arts (WCA) in two shows this weekend: Claire Bent and Dave Fleschner. Although Fleschner has toured internationally with names such as Curtis Salgado, Earl Thomas and Karen Lovely, Bent is still hoping to travel “to the Bay



Crabs mix it up with PufCaps, Colt 45s

Erik Fraser Humboldt Crabs ARCATA BALL PARK – Perhaps the Crabs should have known that it wouldn’t be their day on Sunday when the first Redding Colt 45s batter of the game promptly tripled off the wall and scored on a sacrifice fly, all while wearing a green plastic Hawaiian skirt. Zak Kutsulis was just


DA Candidates Answer Those Unasked Questions

On Thursday, March 20, a forum for district attorney candidates was held at the Arcata Community Center. Candidates Allan Dollison, Elan Firpo, Maggie Fleming and Arnie Klein answered numerous questions submitted by audience members and callers-in, but when the hour-and-a-half was up, some questions were left unasked… until now! The candidates’ responses are unedited.  They

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