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Dogtown: Let Gloria come a-walkin’ down your street

Dogtown: Let Gloria come a-walkin’ down your street

This has been a big week for the shelter’s longest canine resident, Gloria. Gloria has been at the shelter since Dec. 23. That’s a long time to be in a kennel, even with warm floors, regular meals and a daily walk. Gloria is easy to overlook. She is in an end kennel, another mostly black

New channels give Jacoby Creek flooding relief, eco-boost

Mad River Union BAYSIDE – Last Wednesday, Oct. 3, just after 2:30 p.m., Jacoby Creek made a major breakthrough. That was when the last soil barrier between the creek and a vast network of new riparian channels was breached, allowing water to flow in and turn 11 acres of cow pasture into a marsh and

Home is Where the HeART is

Judy Longshore Special To The Union ARCATA – Paintings, pottery and photographs by local artists and others will be up for Silent Art Auction in benefit of Arcata House Partnership on Friday, October 12, during Arts! Arcata. This one-night-only event at the Feuerwerker Building, 854 Ninth St., between H and I Streets in Arcata, presents

Humboldt emergency notification systems you should know about

Humboldt CERT HUMBOLDT – Would you like to be notified in the event of a major emergency in your area? Emergency notification is offered by the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services (OES), along with the cities of Arcata, Eureka and Fortuna, and both Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods, which are set

25th Annual Indigenous Peoples Week at HSU

Humboldt State University HSU – Humboldt State University American Indian faculty, staff and students will host the 25th Annual Indigenous Peoples Week Monday, Oct.  8 to Friday, Oct. 12. HSU events and activities are focused on Indigenous issues, ideologies and methods.  Indigenous Peoples Week challenges the idea that Christopher Columbus “discovered” America and a reminder

City of Arcata intern research on George Zehndner, commissioner of the McKinley statue

George Zehndner and Local Genocide in Humboldt County   By Steven Munoz and Paul Hilton Humboldt State University research interns with The City of Arcata George Zehndner, an early settler of Arcata, commissioned the statue of the late President McKinley for the City of Arcata.  What do we know about Zehndner?  George Zehndner was born

Chamber Classics: Coldwell Banker Sellers has been rocking realty in Arcata since 1971

Sellers Realty opened their doors in the spring of 1971, acquiring a Coldwell Banker Franchise in 1983. They have been doing business in their current location at 985 G Street since 1984. This July, Greg Anderson handed the reins over to the new owners, Elly Roversi and Bryn Coriell. The business has been an Arcata

Obituary: Geri Francine van Emmerik, 1960 – 2018

Geri Francine van Emmerik, age 57,  passed away Sunday, Sept.  16, 2018 at her home in McKinleyville with her husband Otto and family by her side.  She had been diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer in October of 2015 which she valiantly fought until the end.   Geri was born in Los Angeles, California, on