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Blue Lake Notes: The fun never ends in the peaceable hamlet

Blue Lake Notes: The fun never ends in the peaceable hamlet

A couple weekends ago, Blue Lake had the opportunity to host one of the biggest musical events the City has ever seen, and it appeared to be a success. The night was warm and the moon bright during the Michael Franti portion of the Reggae n’ Funk Festival. We all were reminded to stay humble and

Blue Lake Notes: It’s been a bit rainy…

It’s been a bit rainy I suppose lately – but that doesn’t stop Blue Lake from getting out and getting things done!  In February, the Friends of the Annie and Mary Rail Trail held a somewhat wet and muddy event called the Mad Scramble, which consisted of a timed mountain bike race through an engineered

Blue Lake Notes: Produce and literature

It’s that time of the month again – the day where free produce is provided for the whole community.  This service is brought to Blue Lake by the Blue Lake Community Resource Center and Food for People.  Every fourth Thursday, starting around 10 a.m., a truck full of fresh and in season local produce is

Annie/Mary Trail to run along old Arcata & Mad River Railroad Co. line

Jack Durham Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – Construction will begin this summer on the first phase of a trail that may eventually connect Arcata to Blue Lake. Phase 1 of the Annie & Mary Trail, which follows portions of the old Arcata & Mad River Railroad Co. line, will extend about a half mile

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

Blue Lake Notes: So much to do in burgeoning Blue Lake

Living in a small town often means embracing what can be a slower paced life. I bike to work three times a week. I enjoy chatting with community members – members of my Blue Lake family – at the Post Office or at Coffee Club. I look forward to the monthly Grange breakfast and can’t

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