Jolly Giant Dam spillway construction underway

Mad River Union ARCATA COMMUNITY FOREST – Reconstruction of the spillway for the Jolly Giant Dam in the Arcata Community Forest is proceeding. The project includes a number of improvements to the aging dam, which once held back a reservoir that served as Arcata’s water supply.  



Utter madness & magic at the Mad River Festival

Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The Mad River Festival continues this week with experimental theatre and mysterious magical mayhem for all ages. ‘Mad Lab 1’ The first of the two-part Mad Lab series is today, June 21 at 8 p.m. in Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre, 131 H St. in Blue Lake. Get a glimpse of two


Humboldt State Cross Country Collects USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

HSU Sports  NEW ORLEANS – The Humboldt State cross country program continues to earn recognition for its success in the classroom and in competition. Thee Lumberjacks and both teams collected U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors. Megan Alfi, Kori Gilley and Annie Roberts represented the Green and Gold as


Trinidad Tidings: Beginnings and endings

Nineteen confident eighth grade students in Trinidad School’s class of 2017 received diplomas from Principal-Superintendent Matt Malkus, School Board President Ananda Morehead and Teacher Tyler Vack last Wednesday. Alexander Rheinschmidt, Alyssa Morehead, Andrew Mettier, Aylamae Wolfe, Cullen Manser, Delaney Christie, Devin Rodrigues, Gianna Rodrigues, Noey Zazo, Kelly Scollard, Elisia Scolland, Oriah Nagahiro, Rosemary Christie, Sebastian


The Hum ~ 6/21 ~ Paradise Lost and Found

“When I was a child my family would travel down to Western Kentucky, where my parents were born. And there’s a backwards old town that’s often remembered, so many times that my memories are worn. And daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County, down by the Green River where Paradise lay. Well, I’m