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Trinidad Tidings: recognizing veterans and volunteers

Trinidad Tidings: recognizing veterans and volunteers

‘A Vicarious Trip to Iceland’ Marilyn Tucker will be guest speaker at the Thursday, Jan. 3 Trinidad Civic Club meeting. She’ll present “A Vicarious Trip to Iceland” starting at 11:30 a.m.  Members and guests are invited to come to Club Room, Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. to socialize followed by a 10 a.m. business meeting

Months-long investigation leads to arrest of suspected  burl poacher

  Redwood National and State Parks ORICK – While on routine patrol in January, law enforcement rangers from Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) located a redwood poaching site inside the park boundaries. It was an old-growth redwood with massive chunks cut out from the base of the tree. During the ensuing investigation, rangers identified

Author to discuss book at Redwood National Park

  RNSP ORICK  – As part of Redwood National and State Parks’ year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the creation of Redwood National Park, acclaimed nature writer Jordan Fisher Smith will be signing and discussing his book “Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight Over Controlling Nature.”

Tourists robbed at Redwood National Park

UPDATE BELOW: Original article: Mad River Union REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK – A group of tourists from Spain was robbed by three men at a parking lot at Lady Bird Johnson Grove on Bald Hills Road Friday afternoon, Nov. 3. The tourists had parked two cars and gone for a hike. When they returned sometime between

Hike or bike a car-free Prairie Creek on Saturday

RNSP PRAIRIE CREEK – Beginning this Saturday, October 7, and continuing on the first Saturday of the month through May 2018, Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) will again be closing the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to all motorized vehicles. The parkway will close Friday night at 5

Susie Van Kirk and Lucille Vinyard: partners in activism, friends to the end

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Two women who made extraordinary contributions to local culture, history and the environment passed away within a day of each  other last week. Lucille Vinyard passed away Dec. 30; Susie Van Kirk on Dec. 31. Van Kirk and Vinyard had, together and separately, transformed Humboldt’s landscape for

Fatal traffic accident in Redwood National Park

CHP REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK – An 89-year-old man from Klamath died Monday, Oct. 12 after the pickup truck he was driving went off the road and hit a tree in Redwood National Park. At approximately noon, California Highway Patrol officers responded to a traffic collision. A 1992 Nissan pickup truck, driven by the 89-year-old Klamath

Ride your bicycle through the redwoods during a car-free day

Redwood National and State Parks Pump up your bicycle tires! Newton B. Drury Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park will be closed to vehicle traffic all day on Saturday, June 6th, creating a wonderful opportunity for bicylists and walkers to enjoy the parkway without the noise and congestion of motorized vehicles.  The parkway gates

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