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Free signs encourage respect

Free signs encourage respect

Humboldt County Human Rights Commission HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County Human Rights Commission is a volunteer 15-member group, appointed by and informing the Board of Supervisors on local issues. Our mission is to promote respectful, compassionate relations among all persons, and to advocate for peace, health, safety and the general welfare. Last year, a member

Trinidad Tidings: Walk through Trinidad’s vivid history

Trinidad Museum Society celebrates its 10th Anniversary in the Sangster-Watkins-Underwood-Susan home that opened as a museum on Sept. 26, 2009 after a three year rehabilitation effort led by contractor Charles Netzow.  A retrospective exhibit in the museum’s Photography Room showing the history of the 1899 home, the move, in three sections, from Ewing to Edwards

IN THE CIZ: Distilling innovation at Bear Extraction House

Steve Robles Mad River Union CANNABIS INNOVATION ZONE – While some cannabis businesses are dipping their toes into the pool of vertical integration, Bear Extraction House is giving the concept a singular twist. Bear is a kind of flagship in zone 1 of Arcata’s Cannabis Innovation Zone. In addition to its own extraction operation, Bear

Halsteads recognized for their enduring environmental heroism

ECO HEROES Ted and Pam Halstead, with Third District Supervisor Mike Wilson, above, were honored by the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 21 for their “incredible magnitude of hard work” for years of cleaning up environmentally troubled areas along Humboldt Bay and the Samoa Peninsula, and participating in Coastal Cleanup Day. Liscom Slough

Patti Stammer: New classes and activities at the McK Senior Center

This week: don’t forget… new classes and activities beginning Wednesday, Oct. 2. McKinleyville Senior Center, Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd. McK.  (707) 839-0191 for details. • Yoga for Seniors starts Wednesday, Oct 2, 11 a.m. to noon   Monday/Wednesday – no cost • Line Dancing starts Wednesday, Oct 2 10 a.m to 11 a.m. Wednesdays

Snowy Plovers returning to restored Humboldt Bay South Spit habitat

Bureau of Land Management ARCATA – For nearly two decades, Bureau of Land Management staff in Arcata have been grooming beach habitat to encourage nesting by western snowy plovers, small shorebirds that are listed as a threatened species. For much of that time, BLM staffers were disappointed when the birds ignored the new nesting areas.