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Trinidad Tidings: A history mystery: Trinidad incorporation

Trinidad Tidings: A history mystery: Trinidad incorporation

Dwight Manning further tried to clear up the confusion caused by the statement of Leigh H. Irvine, in his History of Humboldt County, California published in 1915, that “Trinidad, the oldest town in California but one, is a picturesque village of 250 population.” 

Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival: two weekends in the seaside village

Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival takes place over the next two weekends in the seaside village of Trinidad. Tickets for the following concerts can be purchased at TBAMFest.com. Marimba Masterworks Nonoka Mizukami performs on Friday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St., Trinidad.

Trinidad Tidings: Self-betterment, St. Pat’s and Scholarships, plus jazz and films

“Gauguin at the de Young,” “Lightening Your Life Spiritually and Emotionally,” and “Trinidad Seabirds” are March OLLI (Osher Life Long Learning) classes in Trinidad.  Julie Alderson, art historian, will lead “Gauguin at the de Young” on Friday, March 15 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Trinidad Library. The workshop will be held in conjunction with

Trinidad’s city manager announces resignation

City of Trinidad TRINIDAD – Dan Berman has announced his resignation as Trinidad’s city manager effective mid December. Berman was appointed in September 2014 and has helped oversee improvements to the city’s water treatment plant, installation of stormwater infrastructure to protect Trinidad Bay, and the development and implementation of a Short-Term Rental Ordinance, among other

A Clockwork Santa for the Seaside Village

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA/TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Civic Club has chosen the right man for the job of Santa. Gary Stillman, owner of both a furniture repair service and Clockworks, a watch and clock repair shop in Arcata, has volunteered to play the role. Stillman has the skills and experience for the gig.

Men of the Greatest Generation keep on ‘going along’

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union SEASIDE VILLAGE – In Trinidad, folks tend to meet in front of the post office, waiting for the morning mail. A group of men would often wander into Bill Dimmick’s laundromat next door, The Washery, and drink coffee from the vending machine while waiting. After a while, they moved their

Trinidad Tidings: Busy busy busy in the seaside village

Shirley Laos, of Yurok, Karuk and Chetco descent,  will present “What Are Baskets Made From?” at the Trinidad Museum Sunday, Oct. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Shirley, a member of the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, will present a slideshow on materials used in traditional baskets and also demonstrate how fern,

Panel revisits Trinidad lighthouse options

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD – A preservation committee is considering whether it might be possible to stabilize the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse where it is instead of moving it. Nothing has been decided, but driving pilings underneath the erosion-threatened structure might turn out to be the cheaper and preferable alternative, because funding prospects are

Obituary: Carla (Petersen) Powell

Carla Gudrun (Petersen) Powell died May 12, 2017. She was the daughter of Johannes and Marie Petersen, born August 16, 1916 on the family farm at Coffee Creek, east of Ferndale. She had three siblings, Aage Petersen, Ellen Calder and Eline (Babe) Townson, all deceased. Carla is survived by Aage’s daughters, Greta Hockaday and Carol