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Blue Lake Notes: So much to do in burgeoning Blue Lake

Living in a small town often means embracing what can be a slower paced life. I bike to work three times a week. I enjoy chatting with community members – members of my Blue Lake family – at the Post Office or at Coffee Club. I look forward to the monthly Grange breakfast and can’t

Take me out to the Blue Lake Museum

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The Blue Lake Museum has always had something for everyone. Housed in the former Arcata and Mad River railroad depot, the museum is overflowing with logging artifacts, quilts, lumber camp kitchenware, and so much more. It closes every winter so that Curator Cynthia Gourley-Bagwell and her team

Blue Lake Notes: Baseball, Bocce Ball, breakfast and more

Take me out to the ball game…It’s that time of year again, time for some little league and softball games! The Blue Lake Museum re-opens Sunday, April 8, and one of their many amazing revolving exhibits will be Baseball in Blue Lake, and beyond. Come look at old baseball and softball memorabilia and reminisce the

Blue Lake Notes: Eat, dine, shop in Blue Lake

With this warm fall weather, Blue Lake is the best place to come and hang out. We have a beautiful trail that surrounds our Powers Creek District (formerly known as the Blue Lake Business Park). Take a walk on the levee and behind the brewery on a sunny and warm Blue Lake afternoon and then

Eat, drink and be merry, all in service of worthy causes

Mad River Union ARCATA – Whether you’re harvesting candy, gleaning autumn’s bounty or quaffing a brew with a brat, late October signals the beginning of the season of the feast. Here, for your consideration, are a selection of opportunities to tuck in and fatten up in time for winter. Eat, drink and be merry, for

Blue Lake Notes: One crisis averted, prepare for disaster

The cozy town of Blue Lake continues to be a quiet hamlet in Humboldt County, thanks to the quick thinking of the Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department Sunday, Oct. 8. With such high winds, we citizens know that the fire that took place could have been much worse. Thank you Blue Lake Fire Department, Cal

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