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Legion holds special lamplighting event with dinner

ARCATA – American Legion Post 274 will hold a lamp lighting ceremony tonight at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building ,1425 J St. The antique lamp is one of many priceless artifacts uncovered during restoration of the historic hall. Festivities begin at 5 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. for a $10 donation. The menu...

Independence Day 2018 events, an incomplete list

Mad River Union ARCATA/EUREKA – Both Arcata and Eureka will celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4 with downtown festivals. 4th of July Jubilee The Arcata Chamber of Commerce presents the 4th of July Jubilee from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza. The event includes live music with Midazwail, Madi Simmons &...

McKinley statue project alternatives scoped for EIR

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata wouldn’t usually hold a meeting at the D Street Neighborhood Center to scope the legally required project alternative projects in an Environmental Impact Report. But this was not your usual project or a routine EIR – it’s the environmental document for the removal...

The Jacoby plaque is gone from the Plaza

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The metal plaque advertising the Jacoby Building as Historical landmark No. 783 no longer misinforms or offends passersby on the Plaza, because it isn't there any more. Condemned over its crude characterization of events during Arcata's settlement era as "Indian troubles," the plaque, installed June 8, 1963,...

Opposition to City Council’s McKinley removal decision begins to emerge

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – After two days, reaction to Wednesday's Arcata City Council decision to remove the statue of President William McKinley from the Arcata Plaza features both celebration and dissent. The council had the choice to authorize the statue's removal or to let Arcata voters make the call. At the...

Legion, Chamber buzz in the Vets Hall beehive

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Capping a busy week at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building, American Legion Post 274 held its monthly meeting Friday evening. As the meeting began, there was an empty seat with a patriotic place setting at the hall’s center in honor of the thousands of American soldiers missing...

Legion Post 274 meets, takes care of business

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA VETS HALL – American Legion Post 274 held its monthly meeting at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building Friday night. Part business and part ceremony, the meeting further affirmed the fresh infusion of energy into the local Legion post. Post Commander Jeff Sterling reported acquisition of a new van...

Eat, drink and be merry, all in service of worthy causes

Mad River Union ARCATA – Whether you’re harvesting candy, gleaning autumn’s bounty or quaffing a brew with a brat, late October signals the beginning of the season of the feast. Here, for your consideration, are a selection of opportunities to tuck in and fatten up in time for winter. Eat, drink and be merry, for...

Entertainment events of the week, Jan. 25, 2017

VIDEO GAMES at the library The McKinleyville Public Library, 1606 Pickett Rd., invites all to play video games Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. in the library conference room. Play family-friendly games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Minecraft, Guitar Hero and Wii Sports with others. These games are easy to learn and fun to...

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