Tag Archives: Trinidad Tidings

Trinidad Tidings: Service, scholarship and lighthouse tours

Trinidad Tidings: Service, scholarship and lighthouse tours

The City of Trinidad is seeking a volunteer to fill a vacancy on the Short Term Rental Committee to serve in an advisory capacity to the Trinidad City Council, commissions, and city staff as appropriate, on all matters concerning Short-Term Rentals (STRS) in the City limits.  Committee Chair Dick Bruce writes that interested volunteers may

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad Chamber, McKinleyville Chamber enter merger talks

Allie Jones, executive director of the Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce, and Board of Directors members Brett Shuler, Tracie Creps, Mel Ward, John Lee and Chantele Leatherwood, with McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce representative Charles Caldwell, held a Zoom meeting last week to discuss the future of the Trinidad Chamber. The Trinidad Chamber has held the

Trinidad Tidings: Arts and smarts in the seaside village

What is not to like about St. Patrick’s Day: shamrocks, harps, storytelling, Guiness, music, dancing, leprechauns, the Emerald Isle itself.  Today, March 17, we all are Irish. Some of Trinidad’s local restaurants are adding fun to the day. The Trinidad Bay Eatery (707) 677-3777 will serve a tantalizing corned beef hash bowl special for breakfast

Trinidad Tidings: Hints of spring at Westhaven Center for the Arts

The Westhaven Center for the Arts continues to add new art to its virtual Community Gallery, viewable at westhavencenter.org. Uplifting hints of spring can be viewed there now in recent landscapes by Ann Anderson and Nancy Rickard. All local artists are invited to participate and may submit photos at [email protected] WCA also currently seeks submissions

Trinidad Tidings: Quarantine sights sometimes feature creatures

The coronavirus stay-at-home recommendations are not all bad.   Trinidad residents whose busy careers have not always allowed unhurried time have been enjoying some pretty wonderful sights outdoors. Elusive birds, river otters, foxes, bears, deer, rabbits, chipmunks and more have made appearances that elude detection when we are too busy to see.    Several Trinidad

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad rejects pipeline study, again

More than half of the five-hour Trinidad City Council meeting on Feb. 9 was taken up by considering and authorizing a motion to reconsider participation in feasibility analysis to extend Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District service to Trinidad, and when the motion passed after considerable audience participation (via Webex) on the pros and cons of

Trinidad Tidings: Rickard’s watercolors at Sunset Restaurant

Watercolor artist Paul Rickard has his recent Trinidad landscape paintings on view at the Sunset Restaurant in Cher-ae Heights Casino off Scenic Drive in Trinidad.  In the spirit of the best in community cooperation, Rickard, the Trinidad Civic Club and Ryan Sundberg, general manager of of Cher-ae Heights Casino, teamed up to draw attention to

Trinidad Tidings: Art in Westhaven, a ‘Celebration of Love’ in Trinidad and a new exhibit

Westhaven Center for the Arts has a new acting director, Joli Einem.  She announced a new program, the Emerging Artists Gallery, to promote young artists.  The first exhibit will be “Through the Looking Glass: Introducing Young Icons of the Future.”   WCA seeks a new treasurer. Interested applicants may contact Joli at (707) 834-2479, or

Trinidad Tidings: Improvements planned for Luffenholtz area

The Trinidad Coastal Land Trust (TCLT) has received a grant from the Wildlife Conservation Board to develop public access improvements at the Tepona Point parking area at Luffenholtz Beach.  The plans may include Americans with Disabilities Act parking recommendations, picnic areas, benches, a restroom, trail safety improvements and interpretive signing.  TCLT Director Carol Vander Meer