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Bayside Corners: Bustling 1880s Jacoby Creek Valley

Bayside Corners: Bustling 1880s Jacoby Creek Valley

Those of us who live in Bayside are well aware that we are fortunate to live in such a lovely place. But sometimes a look into the past is helpful in illuminating the present. The valley we know today is thoroughly transformed from the land that was home to the Wiyot long before we arrived.

Trinidad Tidings: Lighthouse Project auction set

It’s time for a Memorial Lighthouse update. The iconic structure rests near the harbor on land owned by Cher-ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria. Since it was moved on Jan. 10, 2018 from its site at Edwards and Trinity Street due to coastal erosion, the Trinidad Rancheria has been extraordinarily generous to provide

Arcata restaurants adapting to pandemic

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata restaurants are coping with COVID-19 as best they can, adopting streetside dining and new takeout options. Some, learning of infections among their staff, have closed to take corrective measures.  Northtown’s popular hamburger restaurant Stars Arcata sent out this notice on Saturday:  “Dear Humboldt, we have just learned that a

McKinleyville Senior Center: Pennies to Twenties paves the way

Last week, before the weather was officially horrible, our little green jars were collected, and they were filled with Pennies to Twenties again. Thank you everyone, please know your donations are appreciated. Keep it up! We see computers and classes in our future! We received another delightful gift this week. Tom Dimmick, his wife Amber,

Arcata’s Kinetic Koffee builds sustainability

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Kinetic Koffee has always been on the move, now more than ever. Since 2005, the South G Street gourmet micro-roaster has fused people-powered motion with stimulating refreshment, and has put that into practice during the coronavirus pandemic with contactless deliveries to its customers throughout Humboldt. Even with

Trinidad Tidings: The blessings of living in paradise

Thanksgiving week reminds us of infinite gratitude for the blessings of living in a place where outdoor beauty abounds all around us.  Naturalist-photographer Jim Webb caught kayakers JoAnn Schuch and Joey Wauters on Big Lagoon with a flock of Buffleheads and a pair of Mergansers close by. Life is good. Baker Beach & Sotsin Point Work

Bayside Corners: Holiday Market features 25 local artists & craftspeople

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. It is going to be a strange holiday season. We need to limit multi-household gatherings.  Traditional events have been cancelled or gone virtual. Local artists are missing the holiday fairs where they show their work, leaving local shoppers without favorite opportunities to find one of a kind gifts for holiday giving.  To