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Mad River Union delivery debacle

Mad River Union delivery debacle

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The Mad River Union is receiving calls from subscribers reporting that this week’s newspaper did not arrive in Trinidad and Blue Lake. It’s likely that the delivery failure is also affecting subscribers in Eureka, Orick and other communities in the mixed “Eureka 955” bag delivered weekly to the United States

Arcata Plaza fire memories

Alex Stillman Historical Sites Society of Arcata ARCATA –  I heard fire engines as I was leaving an Historical Sites Society of Arcata meeting at Kaaren Buffington’s home early in the evening of Nov. 12, 1979. I decided to walk to the Plaza to see what was happening.  The buildings on the corner of 9th

Supes warn of Prop. 6 road impacts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s roads are in increasingly bad shape and county supervisors oppose a ballot measure that would subtract millions of dollars a year from the road improvement budget. At its Oct. 23 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved a resolution opposing Proposition 6, which would repeal the 2017

Sundberg makes McKMAC appointments

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg has made two new appointments to the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) and re-appointed Barbara Georgianna for another term.  Also included in the McKMAC actions taken at the Oct. 23 Board of Supervisors meeting are approval of Sundberg’s letters of appreciation to Craig

Eco Briefs: Explore the dunes, go birding at the marsh, restore Patrick’s Point

LANPHERE DUNES Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Lanphere Dunes Unit is home to diverse coastal ecosystems including coastal dune forest, seasonal wetlands, and large moving

WCA Art Show Opens: ‘Dialogue In Three Parts’

Westhaven Center for the Arts WESTHAVEN –  Natalie Craig will show a new mixed media and collage collection at Westhaven Center for the Arts opening Sunday, Nov. 4 and running through Dec. 15. The exhibit consists of three separate bodies of work, all relating to a perspective on dialogue. “Artists are always engaged in communication,” Craig

Ski & Snowboard Club to hold its 35th annual Spaghetti Feed & Membership Drive

SKI CLUB SPAGHETTI FEED The Humboldt County Ski & Snowboard Club holds its 35th annual Spaghetti Feed & Membership Drive on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eureka Elks Lodge, 445 Herrick Ave. in Eureka. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m. and a raffle and auction starts

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