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Chamber Classics: Arcata Economic Development Corp. – a key catalyst for prosperity

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Director Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews Arcata Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Executive Director Ross Welch. AEDC is a 34-year Chamber member. What is AEDC? We are an economic development corporation. Our primary service is providing small business loans for those can’t get them through traditional means. We do that by offering a variety

Letters to the Editor, June 12, 2019

Our Roots If corporations are now people, then what of incorporated cities, towns and communities?  Do we not also have the right to assemble, bear arms and freely communicate to whomever tunes in and attends? But our community has been silenced. Our voices and musical choices muted. Our opinions and views unaired.  Now everyone may

Arcata Police Log: Tranquility-inducing quinoa tots and popcorn tofu meet their match

• Thursday, May 23 8:03 a.m. Six people sitting in a circle in a Ninth Street alley wouldn’t voluntarily disassemble their stonerhenge soiree-squattery, and a nearby business was concerned that the half-dozen immobile meat pillars might get run over. 10:36 p.m. In nearby Tavern Alley, intake-excrete maneuvers proved worrisome. It seems that four jolly-time funsters

Trinidad Tidings: Fish Festival Sunday in Trinidad

The family friendly Trinidad Fish Festival is coming on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coordinator Tracie Creps of the Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce has lined up musicians, vendors, tasty fish dinners, desserts by Trinidad Civic Club, children’s activities, tours of the Trinidad Head Lighthouse, an indoor flea market

High bacteria levels in Humboldt Bay oysters put OysterFest 2019 in jeopardy – alternate supply secured

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Efforts to save the 2019 Arcata Bay Oyster Festival are furiously underway at Arcata Main Street’s downtown office. All of the oysters harvested in Humboldt Bay since Tuesday must be disposed of due to the recent hot spell, state officials announced at 6 p.m. tonight. That leaves