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Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village awaits results

Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village awaits results

Last week’s election left the composition of Trinidad City Council uncertain until absentee ballots are counted.  There were six candidates for three positions. Leading the vote count is Mayor Susan Rotwein. However, votes for incumbents Jim Baker, Dwight Miller and challenger Tom Davies are too close to call at this writing. The county election office

Trinidad Tidings: Council gets down to business in the seaside village

Trinidad Civic Club Co-Presidents Dana Hope and Jan West, Penne O’Gara and Gary Stillman led the CASA Kid Walk, “A Walk to Change Lives,” as a top fund raising team for the court appointed child advocate organization which trains individuals to mentor children in the court system. There were 31 Kid Walk teams last weekend.

Trinidad Rancheria pursues seaside hotel

Jack Durham Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Rancheria is planning to construct a 100-room hotel adjacent to the Cher-Ae Heights Casino in the coming year. While many members of the tribe are excited about the oceanside hotel, the revenues it will generate and the addition of as many as 50 new jobs, a

Trinidad revisits vacation rental controversy

Elaine Weinreb Mad River Union TRINIDAD – For many years, vacation rentals have been a source of controversy in Trinidad. At nearly every meeting of the Trinidad City Council, complaints were heard about late-night parties, large numbers of guests using up all the parking on the street, and the gradual transformation of residential neighborhoods into

Trinidad City Council boots Morgan from Planning Commission

Elaine Weinreb Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad City Council removed Mike Morgan from the Trinidad Planning Commission at a special meeting Aug. 9. The stated purpose of the meeting was to discuss alleged violations of the City’s Code of Ethics by Morgan. Morgan, who was appointed to the Planning Commission only three months ago,

Trinidad Tidings: Candidates join race in seaside village

The deadline for filing as a candidate for Trinidad City Council was 2 p.m. last Friday. As of 1:50 p.m., the seven Trinidad residents who acquired sufficient citizen signatures and who met other requirements to fill three available slots in the election set for Nov. 6 are incumbents Mayor Susan Rotwein and Councilmembers Jim Baker

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

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