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There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

Mad River Union ARCATA – Of the seven individuals who took out nomination papers for Arcata City Council, four turned them in and three qualified to run. This afternoon, City Clerk Bridget Dory reported that the Humboldt County Office of Elections had found that just 17 of the 23 signatures on aspiring candidate Ryan Dale’s

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Entertainment

Old Crows at work again in Blue Lake

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – Some towns are blessed with service organizations such as the Elks, the Lions, the Moose, or even the Odd Fellows. Blue Lake is lucky to have what its members call “a men’s service and drinking organization,” The Mad River Old Crows. You may have seen them marching

Sports

HSU to discontinue football after 2018 season

HSU Athletics HSU – Humboldt State University will discontinue its football program after the upcoming 2018 season. The move was announced earlier today, after coaches and players were informed. President Lisa Rossbacher described it as an unfortunate, but necessary, step in addressing the University’s structural deficit and protecting HSU’s core academic mission. She also emphasized

Community

At The Market: Nicaraguan tamales and salsa

Alba López makes wonderful Nicaraguan tamales. They’re wrapped in banana leaves and the spices are blended into the masa – really different from Mexican tamales. And she makes homemade salsa and banana bread too. Stop by her booth at the McKinleyville Farmers’ Market on Thursday afternoons to pick up an easy dinner – pork, chicken,

Multi-Media

Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, Before and After

On Wednesday, Jan.10, the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse was moved from the bluff on Edwards Street, where it has stood since 1949, down to the entrance to the parking lot on harbor property owned by the Trinidad Rancheria. For a short video of the move, click here. For a longer video click here. Below are some

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