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

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

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

Arcata’s Wing Inflatables, SpaceX collaborate on Thailand cave rescue

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – When SpaceX’s Elon Musk calls with an emergency plan to save a dozen children trapped in a flooded cave, even at 6 a.m., you don’t let it go to voicemail.  Andrew Branagh certainly didn’t last Friday morning, and that’s how the CEO of Arcata-based Wing Inflatables suddenly