News

Fatal hit-and-run early this morning near Elk River

California Highway Patrol SOUTH EUREKA – The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in finding the driver responsible for a fatal hit-and-run that occurred early this morning, May 24. Sometime between midnight and 4 a.m., a male pedestrian was struck by an Ford passenger vehicle in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101

Opinion

Mary Ella Anderson: Sliding downward on a dead horse

Eureka Police Chief Mills is the latest public official to suggest that the need to provide pensions and health care to employees is best addressed through layoffs and cutbacks. This approach means that a number of people are about to lose their jobs and through some magical process only achievable through “free market” capitalism, the

Entertainment

OH, THE GLORY 2003 Rutabaga Queen Jane with Glorious Founder Hobart Brown. 		      Submitted photo

New Queen to rule the Universe

Queen Jane Special to the Union ARCATA – In season three, episode 27 of the television sitcom Green Acres, the small town of Hooterville discovers the soil is ideal for planting rutabagas. The surplus from the harvest inspires the community to come up with a revenue raising event. Mr. Ziffel calls CBS to film The

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Shiny happy people at the Jammie Jog

JUST ROLL OUT OF BED Participants got to skip the part where you get dressed before leaving the house during Sunday’s Jammie Jog in Arcata. Hundreds turned out to run, have fun and support the Humboldt Trails Council. The event culminated in a PJ party with breakfast and live music.   Photos by Matt Filar

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OysterFest 2015 kickoff Thursday night at Jacoby’s

Arcata Main Street Art, Oysters, And Community Kick Off This Year’s 25th Anniversary Humboldt Bay Oyster Fest A Public Reception On May 21st Featuring Artists Cynthia Hooper and Aldaron Laird Highlights Humboldt Bay’s Environment, Industry, and Shellfish Economy. ARCATA – The Arcata Main Street Oyster Festival will host an evening kick-off reception on May 21, 2015 from 5:30

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For the Gloria! Photos from Rutabaga Ball

PRETTY IN PINK Before a packed house at Redwood Raks World Dance Studio in Arcata, dancer Gloria Kiddnetica was crowned Rutabaga Queen 2015 last Saturday, May 16 during the annual Rutabaga Ball. Wearing pink in honor of the late Queen Pigtunia, Rutabaga Queens past, present and forever, welcomed their new colleague. Glorious runners-up Poisin Candie,

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