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Our ever-expanding yakiverse – a shaggy cow story

Our ever-expanding yakiverse – a shaggy cow story

Mad River Union A hiker walking where they shouldn’t oughtta – the closed-to-the-public Jacoby Creek Forest (JCF) – was passed on the trail by a big, benign yak, above. Whether it was with the Yaksmen of Olde or new tenders of spirit animals isn’t clear, but nearby was a cache of camoing gear, below. The

Odiousness optimized with butcher paper brainstorm breakthrough

Tammy Nettleton Mad River Union AF ARCATA, April 1  – Eyeing what worked for any number of other civic groups, Arcata’s lowlifes and lurkabouts have busted out the butcher paper in hopes of better allocating their resources and more efficiently annoying everyone else in town. A historic pact signed last year by a consortium of

Arcata Police Log: Getaway watermelon cart somehow successful

• Saturday, September 15 3:33 p.m. A tree attacked a man near the Redwood Park parking lot. Using a gravity assist, it plunged earthward onto its prey and broke his leg. 4:10 p.m. A woman gave a man a mattress a long time ago, and now demanded its return. The man was worried for his

Arcata Police Log: Tagged, penned, sprayed, etched, burned and peed on

• Sunday, August 12 4:51 a.m. Wee-hour thieves didn’t bother breaking into the cartop carrier on the van in a Valley West hotel’s parking lot – they just made off with the whole thing. 11:01 a.m. A woman trying room doors at a Valley West motel was expelled from the premises, whereupon she took to

Arcata Police Log: Rip-roaring Rabelasian rodomontade

• Wednesday, August 1 2:28 p.m. A curious chap with more beard than shoes and toting a plastic trash bag wandered Zehndner Avenue at R Street, peering into residential windows and cars. 2:50 p.m. Ninth and H streets hosted an expert-texpert choke of smokers, lounging about on the pavement with their animal companions. 3:23 p.m.

Arcata Police Log: Ninja infestation drives man to drink; wanker introduced to pavement

• Friday, July 13 4:27 a.m. A woman on Upper Bay Road said that as she opened the front door to her house, some sort of slithy tove opened the trunk of her car and slithered inside. 11:20 a.m. A Ribeiro Lane resident said someone used her credit card to buy a $500 vacuum and

Historic pact ends all Plaza problems forever

ECLECTIC COALITION Arcata, April 1 – The Plaza should be a far more agreeable place from now on, now that all major stakeholders have signed a peace treaty. Titled as the “Contract for Arcata,” the agreement dictates standards for courteous behavior on the town square. In a Friday morning ceremony, above, the “Stop being a Poopy

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