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Trinidad Tidings: Fishing fleet, council protest crab closure

The Trinidad City Council unanimously approved Resolution 2019-08 “In Support of the Local Dungeness Crab Fishing Industry” at last week’s council meeting.  Most of the 17 commercial crab fishermen and their crews were in attendance to voice dismay at the “abrupt closure of crab fishing” mid-season because of concerns over whales and turtles potentially being

Letters to the Editor, April 10, 2019

Whooosh… (smooch!) So glad to hear that Pete is being well taken care of. He certainly was an Arcata fixture for many years.  Thank you, Amy Erickson. Blow him a kiss from me. Tisa Jewell Westhaven/Trinidad Bohn’s bad remark Recently, I was informed that Supervisor Rex Bohn made a statement at a non-profit fundraiser about

Letters to the Editor, March 27, 2019

Homer’s heart is happy The following is taken from Personal thoughts and recollections: Humboldt State, HOMER P. BALABANIS, Faculty Emeritus: “The development of this program (Nursing Program) in which I took a real personal interest, entailed ‘Blood, sweat, and tears,’’ for it started from nothing except for some basic science courses. For years it was

Letters to the Editor, March 20, 2019

Safety. Yield. Respect. Over my many years and thousands of miles as an avid user of the Arcata Community Forest and related Sunny Brae Forest I have on occasion experienced what is known as a “trail conflict.”  As memory serves, 100 percent of those trail conflicts have been with me as a pedestrian being encountered

Letters to the Editor, March 6, 2019

Why care about zoning? Why care about zoning? Because if you care about how Humboldt County plans for the health of its communities and resource lands, zoning is where the rubber meets the road. Zoning regulates how land is used, specifically locations and densities. The Humboldt County Planning Department’s is now developing new zoning regulations

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