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An HSU student’s fresh perspective on Humboldt’s unique opportunities

An HSU student’s fresh perspective on Humboldt’s unique opportunities

Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joellen Clark-Peterson recently interviewed Humboldt State University student Lauren Murphy from Pacific Grove, a biology student with an emphasis on ecology and biodiversity.  Why did you choose HSU? I was applying to schools for a biology degree. I only visited schools after I

Chamber Classics: Behind the scenes at Town & Country Mobile Home Park

How would you describe this mobile home community? Town & Country Mobile Villa is a family-oriented community. Approximately a quarter of our tenants are seniors. The park owns 24 of the homes inside the community and operates them as rentals. The average cost for a home space is $392. We are not low-income housing and

Aaron Ostrom is the Arcata Chamber’s Business Leader of 2018

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Business Leadership Awards event at the Arcata Community Center Saturday night.  The gala evening featured dinner by Brett Shuler Fine Catering and Cassaro’s Catering with drinks by Bar Nomadic. Silent, live and Dutch auctions were held. Surf painter Shawn Griggs of Ferndale

Meet the nominees for the Arcata Chamber’s Small Business Award

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce HUMBOLDT – This is the latest in a series on the three nominees in each of six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards, featuring interviews with Small Business of the Year nominees Frankie’s NY Bagels, Tosha Yoga and WoodLab. Frankie’s NY Bagels is two years old, Tosha Yoga

Meet the Arcata Chamber’s Green Business of the Year nominees

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – Each business has different challenges and opportunities in interacting harmoniously with the environment. The nominees for Green Business of the Year show that Arcata is upholding its reputation as a green community. Alchemy Distillery Alchemy Distillery has always loved the idea of upcycling and creative reuse, and

Meet the Arcata Chamber’s Hospitality and Tourism nominees

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – If you live in Humboldt County you likely pity those living in traffic, surrounded by concrete and crowded by people. You probably value open space, the color green and moderate temperatures. As much as we may want to keep it all for ourselves, sharing it with others

Aaron Ostrom and Pacific Outfitters: a passion for the outdoors

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews owner Aaron Ostrom of Pacific Outfitters, an Arcata Chamber member for 35 years. You’re not quite 40, so how has Pacific Outfitters been a member for 35 years? What’s the story?  I’m 39. It started in 1968 as Pacific Marine Engineering by my father and his

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