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Trinidad City Council roiled by ‘shocking’ complaint

Trinidad City Council roiled by ‘shocking’ complaint

Elaine Weinreb Mad River Union TRINIDAD – A smoldering controversy burst into flame at the July 25 meeting of the Trinidad City Council meeting. The source of the heat was an allegation, made two months earlier, that Trinidad Planning Commissioner Mike Morgan brought a stun gun to a public meeting of the Trinidad Planning Commission.

Trinidad Tidings: Blackberries, biscuits and blues

The Annual Westhaven Blackberry Festival will take place Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 446 Sixth Ave. near Westhaven Drive at the Westhaven Volunteer Fire Department grounds.  Coordinator Stacie Marshall reports that the Westhaven Ladies Club and WVFD volunteers have baked over 1,000 pies to be offered by the slice or

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 Tidings: Art, music, dinner and continued cell service

The Trinidad School Library and first grade class will hold a Tri-tip Dinner on Friday, May 4 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Trinidad School during the first Trinidad Art Night of the season. All of the community is invited to enjoy the meal. Each dinner ticket is $10 and includes Tri-tip, baked potato, baked

Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village awash in art shows, music and more

“Inspiration and Reflection,” an art show and reception featuring a wide variety of artists’ visions of the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, is set for Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Trinidad Town Hall. Jan West, Trinidad Civic Club vice president and chairman of the event, invites lovers, and lovers of art,

Trinidad Tidings: Busy busy busy in the seaside village

Shirley Laos, of Yurok, Karuk and Chetco descent,  will present “What Are Baskets Made From?” at the Trinidad Museum Sunday, Oct. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Shirley, a member of the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, will present a slideshow on materials used in traditional baskets and also demonstrate how fern,

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 4, 2017

What if what we think is hogwash? Regarding the ongoing controversy over the McKinley statue placed in the Plaza by our forbearers, I would like to discuss an ideological pathology I will call “epoch-ism”; simply stated, the arrogant and unwarranted supposition that we live in a unique and special era when all wisdom and knowledge

Trinidad Tidings: Commemorations

The significance of Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse; the point of view of this columnist: A Trinidad city councilman strolled down to the Memorial Lighthouse recently to ponder the fate of this inspirational place and to take in the magnificent bay view with its bobbing boats, windy skies and rugged sea stacks, so beautiful to observe and

Plagiarism accusations during council selection

Patrick Evans Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Trinidad City Council elected new councilmember Susan Tissot March 19, filling a vacancy left by David Winnet, who stepped down in April. Tissot was elected unanimously by city councilmembers Dwight Miller, Julie Fulkerson and Jim Baker. The council received applications for the vacant position from Tissot, Doren Morgan

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