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Panel revisits Trinidad lighthouse options

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

Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 9: Gloomy weather, pie dispute in Trinidad & a cannabis celebration in Arcata

Grey skies are gonna clear up, put on a…. Wait. Hold that happy face for a moment. We have conflicting reports from the National Weather Service regarding this blanket of grayness that we’re under. The seven-day forecast for Arcata says there will be fog before 11 a.m., then clouds and then it will gradually become

Trinidad’s lighthouse must be moved

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Municipal leaders and the civic club have agreed in principle to raise $40,000-$50,000 to move the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse a few “tens of feet” away from landslide threats. Leaders hope to complete the move by October, before the rainy season starts. Civic Club President Dana Hope informed the

Mad River Current for Thursday, July 27: Racism acknowledged, lighthouse to be moved

McKMAC to discuss racism Weirdness abounds. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee wasn’t scheduled to discuss racism last night. Rather, it was scheduled to discuss whether to discuss racism at a future meeting. Committee Chair Ben Shepherd didn’t think that the topic of racism fell under the county advisory committee’s purview, but the public disagreed and

Mad River Current for Wednesday, July 26: McKMAC to discuss racism, town center, hear about McKinleyville crime

To discuss, or not discuss, racism The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee won’t be discussing racism at tonight’s meeting. Instead, it will discuss whether it should discuss racism. The committee meets at 6 p.m. in the Middle School Conference Center at  2285 Central Ave. As detailed in this article, committee member Craig Tucker has been trying to

Patti Fleschner: Save the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

At this blessed time of year, when peace on earth, good will toward all humans, and well wishing expressions are exchanged, the 104-year-old community service organization, Trinidad Civic Club, finds itself in a push-me-pull-you situation reminiscent of Dr. Dolittle’s tale. The future of the tiny piece of land, 45 by 50 feet, on which the

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