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Gas siphoned, guns drawn, shot fired in seaside village

Gas siphoned, guns drawn, shot fired in seaside village

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office TRINIDAD –  Today, Feb. 21 at about 5:39 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 700 block of Edwards Street in Trinidad for a shooting investigation. According to the victim, just prior to contacting law enforcement, the victim observed an unknown male suspect siphoning gas from

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

Letters to the Editor, August 1, 2018

Citation needed for Arcata Plaza claim At an unfortunate time in our history when the salience of facts and expertise are too often ignored in the making of public policy, it  is to be hoped that the vote on the McKinley statue will be based on the soundness of evidence not the volume of ones

Thieves steal booze, cigs & fishing poles from Trinidad Murphy’s

Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Tho thieves wearing hoodies smashed the glass door at the Murphy’s Market in Trinidad last Thursday, May 24 and stole a large quantity of booze, cigarettes, fishing poles and other items. At about 11:45 p.m. that night, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Murphy’s Market in Trinidad to

Trinidad Artisans Market begins Sunday

The Trinidad Artisans Market begins this Sunday, May 27 at the Murphy’s Market in Trinidad. The weekly event, held every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  through mid-September,  features live music, arts, crafts and a barbecue. It’s also a good excuse to take a Sunday drive, visit the beach, do a little whale watching

Seascape’s sourdough centennial

The story of the mother dough from Alaska’s Mother Lode and how it lives on today in Trinidad Janine Volkmar Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Bob Hallmark was the captain of The Jo, a fishing vessel out of Trinidad. In the 1980s, lots of boats went up to Cordova, Alaska to fish for crab. “We’d

HCSO Log: Patrolling Humboldt’s dark underbelly

• Thursday, September 28 3:06 p.m. A deputy received information about a female allegedly involved in prostitution and selling drugs. Later in the day, the deputy came across a black Cadillac Escalade associated with the woman parked east of Arcata near Hatchery Road. A male and female were standing near the Caddy. Before the deputy

Men of the Greatest Generation keep on ‘going along’

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union SEASIDE VILLAGE – In Trinidad, folks tend to meet in front of the post office, waiting for the morning mail. A group of men would often wander into Bill Dimmick’s laundromat next door, The Washery, and drink coffee from the vending machine while waiting. After a while, they moved their

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