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Siblings separated by Arcata tragedy reunited after 67 years

Siblings separated by Arcata tragedy reunited after 67 years

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Something terrible happened in Arcata on Sunday, Feb. 10, 1952. That rainy morning, Guy Stewart Montgomery and Eleanor Elaine Rudolph Montgomery, ages 32 and 27, were riding in the back seat of a car driven by Harold Rhoades, 26. The two couples were headed back to Arcata

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: Two weeks ago, the City opened McDaniel Slough to the bay for the first time in 120 years. The previously landlocked wetlands will now complete its transformation from cow pasture to tidal estuary, and will again serve as habitat for birds, fish and nature-loving humans.  The environmental turnaround

Alan Sanborn: This Time, Look For The Union Label

Until a month and a half ago, I feared that I would be writing more of an obituary to fill this space. I had been dreading the end of the Arcata Eye – knowing that I would soon have a much more difficult time piecing together what goes on in this odd little town. Supposedly,

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