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Ned To Be Remembered At Museum Gathering

Patti Fleschner Trinidad Tidings The Trinidad Museum Society hosts its Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at 400 Janis Court, Trinidad. Remembering artist-poet-historian Ned Lee…

Trinidad Tries To Regulate Vacation Rentals

Tabitha Soden Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Three years in the making, Trinidad’s proposed ordinance regulating vacation rentals was once again before the Trinidad City Council at a…

City Declares 4/20 Park-Bashing Tradition Broken

City Declares 4/20 Park-Bashing Tradition Broken

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union REDWOOD PARK – With the first sunny 4/20 in five years, the City of Arcata was prepared Sunday, April 20 for any…

Effort To Clean Up McKinleyville Homeless Sites

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILE – On any given day, several homeless people can be found living in the field behind Safeway at the McKinleyville Shopping Center.…

No Vax, No School As Ills Loom

No Vax, No School As Ills Loom

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With increasing numbers of parents refusing to allow their children to be immunized against serious diseases, local school officials are…

McK Sheriff’s Log: Pair Of Horse Saddles Rustled

Jack Durham Mad River Union • Wednesday, April 9 9:41 a.m. On Dow’s Prairie Road in northern McKinleyville, two horse saddles were stolen. One was a Stubben Siegfried…

Fieldbrook Family Market, A ‘Labor Of Love’

Fieldbrook Family Market, A ‘Labor Of Love’

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIELDBROOK – After a massive 10-month floor-to-ceiling makeover, the Fieldbrook Family Market is back open again, with a new owner, a new manager…

Cigarette On Sofa Causes Fire In McKinleyville

Arcata Fire District personnel responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1600 block of Bird Avenue in McKinleyville at 10:45  this morning. They arrived and…


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Entertainment

Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures

GIST HALL THEATER – Confronted by Puritan disapproval and royal lust, they pioneered a new…

Tragedia Dell’Arte

I WILL SHOW YOU FEAR IN A HANDFUL OF DUST Where:  Carlo Theater, 131 H…

HSU Film Festival Poised For Take-Off

HSU Film Festival Poised For Take-Off

HUMBOLDT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL • Animations & Experimentals (eight films in each category): Wednesday, April 16 at…

Seventh Annual Big Time and Social Gathering

ARCATA – Humboldt State University hosts its seventh annual California Big Time and Social Gathering…

Experience Physical Reality

Experience Physical Reality

VAN DUZER THEATER – Physical Reality, this spring’s HSU dance concert, graces the Van Duzer…

ópera De Portuguese

ópera De Portuguese

GIST HALL – Audiences for this spring’s HSU Opera Workshop concerts will be among the…

Americaraoke: The Great Equalizer

Americaraoke: The Great Equalizer

Bryn Robertson Mad River Union NOHUM – It’s Wednesday evening inside a dimly lit bar,…

Nature Celebrated At Mack Art Night

Nature Celebrated At Mack Art Night

MACK TOWN – McKinleyville Art Night is Friday, March 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.…

A Beautiful Compulsion

A Beautiful Compulsion

Mark Larson Special to the Union BLUE LAKE – Ink addicts in large numbers gathered…

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Editorial

Process: It’s All We Really Have

Process: It’s All We Really Have

The way to get rid of billboards was never to vandalize and destroy property, and the way to save them was never to talk about shooting people. The…

McKinleyville’s Trails: Don’t Let The Dream Be The Enemy Of The Reality

McKinleyville’s Trails: Don’t Let The Dream Be The Enemy Of The Reality

(Rambling Jack column from this week’s opinion page.) Jack Durham Mad River Union Listening to last week’s presentation by the McKinleyville Organizing Committee, one could understandably get the…

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: Two weeks ago, the City opened McDaniel Slough to the bay for the first time in 120 years. The previously landlocked…

Opinion Columns

Tom Morton: Pudding Denialism And The Politics Of Fear

Tom Morton: Pudding Denialism And The Politics Of Fear

Humboldt is standing at the brink of a precipice, the cusp of a crossroads. There’s a fork in the road and…

Nicole Barchilon Frank: Praying In The Lap Lane

Nicole Barchilon Frank: Praying In The Lap Lane

You cannot have it all, do it all, be it all. It is impossible to have a healthy body, family life,…

Police Logs

Arcata Police Log: Desperados, Why Don’t You Come To Your Senses?

Arcata Police Log: Desperados, Why Don’t You Come To Your Senses?

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union • Saturday, February 8 6:44 p.m. An allegation of “throw up” in a bucket of fried chicken triggered a familial dispute…

Vitals

Divorces

The following couples recently filed for divorce or legal separation in Humboldt County Superior Court: Preston French and Julie Mills Leanne Edwards and Raymond Edwards II Leon…

Scamwatch

Craigslist Scammers Post Bogus Home Listings

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union FOREST AVENUE – Realtor Stephany Joy was holding an open house at a home on Forest Avenue lst Sunday when a…

Animals

Dogtown: If You Like To Throw A Ball, Here Are The Dogs For You

Dogtown: If You Like To Throw A Ball, Here Are The Dogs For You

Mara Segal This week, we’ll return to featuring a few of the wonderful dogs that are available at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter. The shelter dogs are…

Business

Fieldbrook Family Market, A ‘Labor Of Love’

Fieldbrook Family Market, A ‘Labor Of Love’

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIELDBROOK – After a massive 10-month floor-to-ceiling makeover, the Fieldbrook Family Market is back open again, with a new owner, a new…

Neighborhood

Trinidad Tidings: Start The Year With Art, Jazz, Stories, Salons

Patti Fleshner Trinidad Tidings Donna Haddock of Inner Center Fine Arts Institute presents five Friday Fine Art Salons in January. Salons will address the following topics: Jan.…

Election 2013

New Blood For McKinleyville Town Board

Note: The following is an updated version of the story that appeared in this week’s Union print edition. This article includes the new vote count released this…

Food

One Barn, Two Artists, 26 Years And A Re-imagined Mural

One Barn, Two Artists, 26 Years And A Re-imagined Mural

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM  – In its April 1, 1988 edition, Arcata’s Union newspaper reported on an enthusiastic young mural artist painting a…