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Thomas Jefferson Wood Jr. Thomas Jefferson Wood Jr. passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 19, 2013 in Arcata, Calif. He was 65 years old. Tom was born May 10, 1947 in Chico, California. His family later moved to Humboldt County where he grew up and attended school, graduating from McKinleyville High School in 1966. Tom was

OBITUARIES: Markin, Hogan, Quinn

Robert Markin Robert Markin of Crescent City and McKinleyville, died Feb. 11, 2013. Born in Detroit, Michigan Feb. 20, 1931, to Metha Fleischer Markin and Morris Markin, it was in the state of Washington that he spent his childhood, first at the foot of Mount Rainier in the little town of Burnett, where he caught

OBITUARIES: Barker, Jackson

Donald Richard Daniels Donald Richard Daniels passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27 2013 at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, Calif. after a sudden and brief illness; he was 73 years old. Don was born in Glendale, Calif., on July 20, 1939 to Harold and Marjory Daniels, where he joined his older brother Bill. The

OBITUARIES: MacIntosh, Spurling

Kenneth Allen (Ken) MacIntosh Kenneth (Ken) Allen MacIntosh passed away on the evening of Jan. 10, 2013 at the Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, California. Ken was born on May 19, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York. From New York, Ken volunteered into the armed forces as a teenager serving in both the Army and

OBITUARIES: Evers, O'Gara,

Emily Marie Evers Our beloved Emily Marie Evers passed away peacefully January 11, 2013 with loved ones by her side. She was born October 9, 1946 in Paris, AR.  In 1949, she moved to Mckinleyville and married her best friend, Norbert Evers. They lived in Arcata for the last 35 years. Emily leaves behind her

Roger Storey

In lieu of flowers or other remembrances, it is requested that donations be made in Roger’s name to the City of Stockton General Fund, or to Hospice of San Joaquin with a note designating the Transitions Program.

911 Mistaken For Rapid-Response Cigarette-Lighting Service

4:42 p.m. Three snoopgaloots – those being slithy toves who forego cover of darkness and do their hunting for fungible items in cars during daytime – were reported rooting around in a Valley West motel parking lot. The caller opinied that the three were “no strangers to speed.” They wandered off before police arrived.