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Letter to the Editor: Give the gift of carbon sequestration

Offset your carbon footprint, help Arcata’s forests  Travel is a part of many of our lives as is turning our lights on or washing our clothes. Going to exotic places, hiking the mountains, visiting family and friends in far-flung places or simply going to work. The Arcata Forest Fund was established at the Humboldt Area

Letters to the Editor, December 12, 2018

Scratch ’n’ save Charles Darwin said “he was the greatest scientific traveler who ever lived.”  Thomas Jefferson said “I consider him the most important scientist whom I have met!” These words were spoken about Alexander Von Humboldt.  Just scratch off William McKinley`s name from the pedestal and carve Humboldt’s name on it.  People would then

Union Editorial: A clear decision by the people solves an age-old Arcata problem

However you voted on Measure M, there is reason to rejoice in the decision made by Arcata voters. It was a clear decision, with an overwhelming mandate to act. It wasn’t at all close, so there is no disputing that the voters spoke loud, clear and decisively, ending a long-running controversy that sowed pain and

Blue Lake Notes: Holiday cheer in Blue Lake

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… and Blue Lake is no exception.  Over the past weekend, the Blue Lake Christmas tree lighting took place, and you can now see a beautiful little tree on the corner of Railroad and Broderick adorned with lovely twinkle lights. Thank you Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce for

Trinidad Tidings: Club busting out the nice dishes and cutlery

Trinidad Civic Club’s past and current presidents will be honored at the Club’s annual Christmas Tea on Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Club Room, Town Hall. Socializing starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by a short business meeting with Co-Presidents Dana Hope and Jan West presiding, and then pianist Jackie Hogan and program chairman Penne O’Gara

Letters to the Editor November 28, 2018

Save the Co-op Thank you for writing about the chaos in the North Coast Co-op. Members and non-members can expect very troubled waters ahead. Members must pay attention to the actions of the Board of Directors and the financial statements being presented. The current board and management took over a Co-op with substantial cash reserves

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