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OBITUARIES: Bruce Hart, Ella Grace, Thomas Dore

Bruce Wayne Hart Feb. 2, 1950 – June 25, 2013 Bruce Wayne “Bud” Hart,  a dynamic, generous, and inspirational teacher and community leader, passed away on June 25, surrounded by loving family and friends. Bruce was born in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. When he was two, his family moved to Sacramento. It was here

Dell'Arte Honors Jane Hill With Lifetime Achievement Award

BLUE LAKE – As Dell’Arte International looks ahead to the 40th anniversary of its arrival in Blue Lake in 1974, DAI is proud and pleased to present the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award to Dell’Arte’s co-founder, Jane Hill. The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m on Saturday, June 29, followed by dinner and a performance of the Dell’Arte

It Would Be A Mistake To Miss Dell'Arte's Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors proves to be an ideal vehicle for Dell’Arte’s company of actors to play to their strengths. The broad clowning and slapstick physical comedy is ably pulled off by the entirety of the ensemble, with notable performances by Andrew Eldredge and Jerome Yorke pantomiming each other as the twin Dromios.

OBITUARIES: Cooke, Smith, Cringle, Adams

Mary Alice Cooke Mary Alice Cooke passed away peacefully in her McKinleyville home surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 8, 2013 to be with her Lord Jesus. Mary was born in Los Angeles on February 18, 1928 to Martha Ellen Winterset and James Borden Winterset. Mary grew up in the southern California sun with

Life After OysterFest, Saturday, June 15

ARCATA – Take a quick disco nap and down a couple of espressos after OysterFest, as official and unofficial after parties put forth some delectable musical offerings the evening of Saturday, June 15. Yogoman Burning Band with Motherlode at Jambalaya In case you missed the OysterFest or want more of the headlining bands, PC Productions

OBITUARY: Dolores E. Taylor

Dolores E. Taylor Dolores E. Taylor Dolores Taylor passed away in Eureka on June 4, 2013, at the age of 88. Dolores was a descendant of the Norton Family of Dow’s Prairie. She lived most of her life on the same ranch where she was born. Dolores was a nurse, first working at the Humboldt

In Remembrance – Scott Mather

In Loving Memory of Scott Mather October 13,1970 – June 6, 2012 One year ago our beloved Scott left us to go to heaven, but his spirit lives on in each of us. Through many tears of sadness we have our joyful memories to give us comfort. Scott never missed an opportunity to lighten the

Arcata Police Log: They Say This Town Is Full Of, Like, Cozenage Or Whatever

11:40 a.m. The problem wasn’t with the yaks, but with their grouchy tenders, who form a kind of yak-centered mobile argument service. Cordial greetings and friendly remarks about their exotic animals are met with blistering ripostes, and heaven help anyone who asks anything of the two irascible yaksmen, like to move out of the roadway at 14th and M streets. An officer attempted to detain the two for investigation, which triggered the usual verbal abuse and even brief physical resistance by one. They were made to sit on the ground while the officer determined the situation. They denied any altercation, and were released with a warning.