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CERT training will help Humboldt survive the next disaster

CERT training will help Humboldt survive the next disaster

Linda Nellist CERT Coalition Lead Instructor What is CERT? CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. Currently, Humboldt County has 9 CERT teams, with several new ones being formed. All CERT volunteers have been trained in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. They

Thanksgiving 2018 dinners and more

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Thanksgiving celebrations and other events have been scheduled for the annual holiday. This list may expand as further announcements roll in. Vegan Society of Humboldt Join the Vegan Society of Humboldt for the annual Thanksliving Potluck Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Humboldt Area

Blue Lake Notes: Ready for the rain

I have to admit, I’m ready for the rain to come, but at the same time I am enjoying the fabulous, sunny, fall weather we are having. It makes the late fall activities more enjoyable. Grange breakfast The monthly Mad River Grange breakfast is coming up on Sunday, Nov. 11. Enjoy a hearty meal of

McKinley Museum a trove of history, science, scholarship

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union CANTON, OHIO – Whichever side you may be on regarding Measure M and the Arcata Plaza’s statue, the McKinley Presidential Museum and Library agrees with you. Like many here in Arcata, the staff there holds America’s 25th president in high regard, and at the same time, doesn’t want Arcata’s

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

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