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Obituary: Carla (Petersen) Powell

Obituary: Carla (Petersen) Powell

Carla Gudrun (Petersen) Powell died May 12, 2017. She was the daughter of Johannes and Marie Petersen, born August 16, 1916 on the family farm at Coffee Creek, east of Ferndale. She had three siblings, Aage Petersen, Ellen Calder and Eline (Babe) Townson, all deceased. Carla is survived by Aage’s daughters, Greta Hockaday and Carol

Big improvements planned for Arcata Ball Park

Andrew George Butler Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Ball Park may get a facelift, with new bleachers, 400 additional seats, improved walkways, a new entrance and a beer garden. Discussed at the City of Arcata’s Economic Development Committee’s meeting July 6, the plans for the Arcata Ball Park include a complete overhaul of

McKinleyville Matters: McK beautification underway

Last Sunday, June 26, Miller Farms Nursery and the Vina Family spent their day hanging brackets and flower pots along Central Avenue. The ower baskets are the first phase in the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce’s Flower Power project. The second phase will be to add solar fairy lights on the trees. An example of this can

Crabs enjoy success at their fingertips

Rick Macey Mad River Union ARCATA – On a recent Wednesday evening at the Arcata Ball Park, Crabs pitcher Andrew Najeeb-Brush strolled over to a group of Little League kids gathered near the dugout. Sponsored by Barnes Arcata Family Drug, the youngsters wore their team uniforms and were celebrating their championship victory. By beating Eureka’s