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Trinidad Tidings: Fishing fleet, council protest crab closure

Trinidad Tidings: Fishing fleet, council protest crab closure

The Trinidad City Council unanimously approved Resolution 2019-08 “In Support of the Local Dungeness Crab Fishing Industry” at last week’s council meeting.  Most of the 17 commercial crab fishermen and their crews were in attendance to voice dismay at the “abrupt closure of crab fishing” mid-season because of concerns over whales and turtles potentially being

Trinidad Tidings: Lions and rentals and lights

“Freedom of the Press, What Does It Mean?” was the topic for the annual Trinidad Lions Club Student Speakers Contest held last week.   Four students from three local high  schools competed before a Trinidad Town Hall audience. Isabelle Ely from North Coast Preparatory Academy (NPA) won the contest in the first of five more

Trinidad Tidings: Feel the love on Valentine’s Day with music & art

Everyone loves Valentine’s Day. Bring your sweetheart, family and friends to “An Elegant Celebration: Landscapes and Songs of Love” on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall.  “Songs of Love: Opera to Elvis” will feature performers David Powell, Alexandra Blouin, Kevin Held and Tim Breed singing favorite love songs. “Landscapes

Trinidad Tidings: Thanks Dan!

Outgoing City Manager Dan Berman was honored at last week’s Trinidad City Council meeting with cake and coffee and well wishes from Trinidad Civic Club and the community. The council is actively screening applications for the job, however, it was decided that the council would hire Dan as an independent contractor, working about 15 hours

Trinidad Tidings: Take the challenge and sign up for the big race

The 54th Annual Trinidad to Clam Beach Run Honoring Ford Hess is set for Saturday, Feb. 2. The 8 3/4 mile and three mile events commence at 12:30 p.m. at Westgate and Patrick’s Point Drive just north of Larrupin’ Café while the 5 3/4 mile event starts at 1:30 from the intersection of Main Street

Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village awaits results

Last week’s election left the composition of Trinidad City Council uncertain until absentee ballots are counted.  There were six candidates for three positions. Leading the vote count is Mayor Susan Rotwein. However, votes for incumbents Jim Baker, Dwight Miller and challenger Tom Davies are too close to call at this writing. The county election office

Trinidad Tidings: Council gets down to business in the seaside village

Trinidad Civic Club Co-Presidents Dana Hope and Jan West, Penne O’Gara and Gary Stillman led the CASA Kid Walk, “A Walk to Change Lives,” as a top fund raising team for the court appointed child advocate organization which trains individuals to mentor children in the court system. There were 31 Kid Walk teams last weekend.

Trinidad Rancheria pursues seaside hotel

Jack Durham Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Rancheria is planning to construct a 100-room hotel adjacent to the Cher-Ae Heights Casino in the coming year. While many members of the tribe are excited about the oceanside hotel, the revenues it will generate and the addition of as many as 50 new jobs, a

Trinidad revisits vacation rental controversy

Elaine Weinreb Mad River Union TRINIDAD – For many years, vacation rentals have been a source of controversy in Trinidad. At nearly every meeting of the Trinidad City Council, complaints were heard about late-night parties, large numbers of guests using up all the parking on the street, and the gradual transformation of residential neighborhoods into

Trinidad City Council boots Morgan from Planning Commission

Elaine Weinreb Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad City Council removed Mike Morgan from the Trinidad Planning Commission at a special meeting Aug. 9. The stated purpose of the meeting was to discuss alleged violations of the City’s Code of Ethics by Morgan. Morgan, who was appointed to the Planning Commission only three months ago,

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