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Arcata’s Wing Inflatables, SpaceX collaborate on Thailand cave rescue

Arcata’s Wing Inflatables, SpaceX collaborate on Thailand cave rescue

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – When SpaceX’s Elon Musk calls with an emergency plan to save a dozen children trapped in a flooded cave, even at 6 a.m., you don’t let it go to voicemail.  Andrew Branagh certainly didn’t last Friday morning, and that’s how the CEO of Arcata-based Wing Inflatables suddenly

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Albion Point

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE – The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker who was stranded during a fishing trip after his kayak began taking on water through a hole in the hull on the Albion River, Sunday.  The kayaker’s wife called Coast Guard Station Noyo River watchstanders around sunset, reporting her husband, who was supposed to return before dark, was

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