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Deceased man found in remote, not-recent vehicle collision

CHP Press Release On December 23, 2014, Yurok Tribal Police, and the California Highway Patrol were notified of a possible fatality collision somewhere near Johnson’s Rd. east of the town of Orick, Calif. Units from both agencies searched the area, and discovered the collision scene on private property south of the Klamath River near the

Community

Loba giving her paw.

Dogtown: Good Shepherds want to watch your flock by night

Mara Segal The shelter’s recent Open House was a great success! Visitors to the shelter were able to meet the adoptable dogs and cats, snack on some tasty refreshments and buy raffle tickets for a wide variety of prizes. Between raffle ticket sales and a silent auction of goods and services, $5,000 was raised for

Opinion

Elizabeth Alves: It’s a helluva loo, hence the hullaba-loo

After literally decades of hostile disagreement, Arcata finally has a public restroom in the downtown area. The new facility was dedicated last week in a light-hearted ceremony filled with humor. The futuristic structure doubles as public art. It is supposed to be vandal-proof. The design provides enough privacy to preserve decency, but not enough to

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Entertainment

AUTHOR INSPIRES ARTIST Alison Silver, left, and Angela Lundeen, Trinidad resident and painter who designed the cover for the new book. “She's already signed me up to do the cover of book number two,” Lundeen said. Drawing a gryphon was a challenge for the artist, who looked at photographs of bald eagles, fjord horses and mountain lions before doing sketches of paws, beaks, and hindquarters for the fabulous beast.
Photo by Janine Volkmar

Book Review: Trinidad teen authors a truly magical adventure

Lauraine Leblanc Mad River Union Teenager Toby has never fit in among the island people. A decade ago, his clan, the Krathens, made an unsuccessful attempt to invade the Half Drowned Islands. Five-year-old Toby was orphaned in the fighting and taken in by a kindly island family. For ten years, Toby has stuck out “like

Sports

World champion McKinleyville resident Dan Jones is a World Champion skeet shooter.					            JRF | Union

Shooting for more

John Ross Ferrara Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Dan Jones has the qualities of an average working class man. Every morning, he drops his son Casey off at McKinleyville High School, puts in a 10-hour shift at his cabinet shop and on weekends he takes his boat to the bay for an occasional fishing trip

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