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Trinidad Tidings: So many feathery friends at the garden

Trinidad Tidings: So many feathery friends at the garden

Trinidad’s Matthew Marshall leads a busy, productive life. Leading Redwood Coast Energy Authority and being active on the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust, Trinidad Museum and Westhaven Volunteer Fire Department are some of his responsibilities besides keeping his bagpipes in good order for the annual Memorial Ceremony at the former Memorial Lighthouse site (now called Trinidad

Trinidad Tidings: Local author explores home schooling

Trinidad’s artist and author Susan Mayclin Stephenson, who travels the world instructing educators about Montessori teaching methods, had trips to South America, Europe and Mongolia canceled this year because of the pandemic. She has filled her days writing a book, Montessori Homeschooling One Family’s Story about her and husband’s 15 years of homeschooling their son,

Trinidad Tidings: Lighthouse Project auction set

It’s time for a Memorial Lighthouse update. The iconic structure rests near the harbor on land owned by Cher-ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria. Since it was moved on Jan. 10, 2018 from its site at Edwards and Trinity Street due to coastal erosion, the Trinidad Rancheria has been extraordinarily generous to provide

Trinidad Tidings: The blessings of living in paradise

Thanksgiving week reminds us of infinite gratitude for the blessings of living in a place where outdoor beauty abounds all around us.  Naturalist-photographer Jim Webb caught kayakers JoAnn Schuch and Joey Wauters on Big Lagoon with a flock of Buffleheads and a pair of Mergansers close by. Life is good. Baker Beach & Sotsin Point Work

Trinidad Tidings: Community gives museum love

  Trinidad Museum garden volunteers Ingrid Bailey and Gavin Scott have been collecting lengths of old growth redwood found on the land of local private donors.  It took weeks to shape them into uniform lengths and then to place and secure them with bolts and wires in Trinidad Museum’s Native Plant Garden to beautify the

Candidates vie for Trinidad City Council seats

Halloween looms large in Trinidad’s fall calendar. For decades, Trinidad’s children in imaginative spooky costumes, have walked through the town to the delight of most households, who leave porch lights on until their baskets of treats are empty.  However, 2020’s coronavirus fear has changed everything. The City Council in last week’s meeting made the decision

New Trinidad Museum exhibit looks at tobacco pipes, baskets

  Trinidad Museum presents a new exhibit, “Native American Tobacco Baskets and Tobacco Pipes From Northwestern California” curated by Ron Johnson, Humboldt State University art professor emeritus, and assisted by Coleen Kelley Marks, Alexandra Cox and Jill Mefford.   The exhibit will run for one year and then transfer to Eureka’s Clarke Historical Museum. A