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Dogtown: Bouncy Comet, Rosie on the rebound

Dogtown: Bouncy Comet, Rosie on the rebound

One of the dogs at the shelter is our friendly Comet. Comet is about a year old. She is so dog-friendly that the shelter staff use her to check the new dogs for friendliness! Comet likes all kinds of play. She’ll happily fetch a ball, or splash in puddles, or romp with another dog. And

Blue Lake Notes: Get to know the Mad River Grange

If you haven’t experienced the Mad River Grange in some form or another, you are missing out. The Mad River Grange holds its monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of every month, starting with a community potluck at 6 p.m., where members and non-members are invited to bring a dish to share and share in

Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village welcomes new manager, gets hotel update

Eli Naffah of Crescent City is Trinidad’s new city manager. He was introduced to a large gathering of Trinidad residents by Mayor Steve Ladwig at last week’s Trinidad City Council meeting. Eli Naffah has a background in economic development from 13 years of working in La Mirada, Montebello, Huntington Beach and Antioch.  He also helped

#strike4climate and Sustainable Futures with Aldaron

SEA LEVEL RISE CHALLENGES As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Aldaron Laird will present “Humboldt Bay on the Threshold of Change: Sea Level Rise Challenges to a Sustainable Future” on Thursday, March 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Founders Hall 118 on the Humboldt State University campus.   Environmental planner Aldaron Laird specializes in

McKinleyville Rec Committee seeks members, DJ Marv seeks Karaokers

The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) announces two regular voting member and two alternate member vacancies on the Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC).   The purpose of the RAC is to make recommendations to the MCSD Board of Directors regarding plans, policies, programs and projects relating to McKinleyville’s parks, facilities, open space maintenance zones, and recreation activities. 

Take Arcata’s Bicycle Friendly Community Survey

Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata recently applied to renew its Bicycle Friendly Community status from the League of American Bicyclists. As part of the review process, the League is seeking feedback from the community to help gain a better understanding of local bicyclists perspectives and experiences of bicycling in Arcata. Arcata residents,

Dogtown: Hero & Diesel are some of the finest gents you’ll ever meet

Wow, Daylight Saving Time already! The trade-off for those early mornings is having daylight until 7:30, certainly a plus for everyone who likes to get outside for a bit after work.  At the shelter, Tuesday and Thursday evenings will now have daylight all the way up to 7 o’clock when the shelter closes. The late

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