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OBITUARY: Fred Carl Grimes

Fred Carl Grimes Fred was born in Vallejo, Calif. in 1947, and passed away July 5, 2013 at home in McKinleyville. He spent most of his life in Humboldt County, where he worked for Arcata Redwood Company for 11 years. He then went on to drive school bus for McKinleyville Union School District for the

OBITUARIES: David Andrew Smith

David Andrew Smith David Andrew Smith retired as supervisor at Simpson Korbel lumber. He developed several innovative methods to improve mill production. He loved camping, fishing and hunting. He was a family man and “rock to lean on” for one and all. David was born Sept. 28, 1943 in Mount Shasta, California to John Kelly

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