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Dogtown: Start your summer with Sweet Pea

Dogtown: Start your summer with Sweet Pea

Mid-June is always a slower time for dog adoptions as families are frantically getting through the last weeks of school. We wish the graduates of every grade our congratulations and a happy start to summer! For those considering a new canine buddy to share some summer fun, now is a great time to come check

Trinidad Tidings: Fish Festival Sunday in Trinidad

The Annual Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce Fish Festival, which began as an “all you can eat” crab feed at the Hallmark Pier in 1957, will take place on Father’s Day, Sunday June 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Trinity Street. The street will be full of vendors of fine arts and crafts,

Blue Lake Notes: Summer is almost here, and April has plenty of good advice

Sometimes it honestly baffles me how fast time seems to just fly on by. I cannot believe that summer is literally right around the corner, with school ending for most on either Thursday or Friday. If you are a parent, hopefully you have already looked at the myriad opportunities for your child to continue to

Arcata’s Legionnaires pledge to smash autocracy, announce burlesque show

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – On a warm, sunny Friday evening, only about one-10th of American Legion Post 274’s 111 members  turned out for the June 1 monthly meeting at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building. So most member vets missed out on the grandeur and pageantry of the swearing-in of the post’s

Print your legal notices in the Mad River Union and save money!

In planning your placement of future legal notices in Humboldt County publications, please consider doing so in the Mad River Union (adjudicated as a Newspaper of General Circulation on Nov. 1, 2013 by Humboldt County Superior Court Judge W. Bruce Watson, Decree No. CV130613). Of the publications vying for your public notice dollar, you won’t

Blue Lake Notes: The peaceable hamlet’s plentiful pancakes, pickleball, Parks and Rec plus much more

We are coming up on our last weeks of school, and graduation is just around the corner. Blue Lake School 8th graders will be graduating Wednesday, June 13 with the last day of school taking place June 14. Come celebrate your graduate with the monthly Grange Breakfast taking place on Sunday, June 10 starting at

Trinidad Tidings: Art, music, achievements and of course tasty items

“Poetry and Story Sharing” is the program theme for the Trinidad Civic Club’s Lunch for the Bunch gathering on Thursday, June 7 starting at 10 a.m. in the Club Room, Town Hall. Members and guests are encouraged to bring something to read aloud, either original poetry or an anecdote from another author.  There will be

Trinidad Artisans Market begins Sunday

The Trinidad Artisans Market begins this Sunday, May 27 at the Murphy’s Market in Trinidad. The weekly event, held every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  through mid-September,  features live music, arts, crafts and a barbecue. It’s also a good excuse to take a Sunday drive, visit the beach, do a little whale watching

Trinidad Tidings: Memorial Lighthouse Ceremony on May 27

The 23rd Annual Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Ceremony is set for Sunday, May 27 at the “old” Memorial Lighthouse site on Edwards at Trinity streets. The ceremony honors those who were lost at sea or buried at sea and whose names are engraved on the Memorial plaques. The program includes bagpipe music by Matthew Marshall followed

Arcatan heads to Ultimate Frisbee Championship

Jada Brotman Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata has spawned another national-level sports star! Robin Joyce, daughter of Gene and April Joyce, will be traveling to Illinois May 19 and 20 for the D-III College Ultimate Frisbee Championships. Robin, 18, is new to Ultimate Frisbee, but is a natural, apparently. “I’m really excited to go

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