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Dogtown: And they call it puppy love

Sometimes you just need a little puppy love. One of my coworkers happened to come to the shelter the other night just as I was taking out one of the formerly mangy puppies (a sister to last week’s featured pups). Evelyn, the human, plopped herself down on the hallway floor and Jasmine, the puppy, crawled

Trinidad Tidings: Can you hear me now?

The Trinidad Head cell tower – in place since 1997 with a 20-year lease with the City of Trinidad and utilized by companies Verizon, AT&T and Sprint – was a principal subject of discussion at last week’s city council meeting. The lease ends officially in September, but a year’s extension was granted to the telecommunications

Historic Preservation Month: Arcata’s architectural history – the Transitional Period

The first decade of the 20th century was a period of experimentation and transition in Arcata architecture. Remnants of the Victorian past were combined with new elements of style and form in a kind of swan song, perhaps, for that opulent era. Bays, patterned shingles, and gables spilled over into the 1900s but were soon

Work on Humboldt Bay Trail North is proceeding nicely

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – Even during its symbolic groundbreaking two weeks ago, McCullough Construction’s heavy equipment could be heard just up the path, already blazing the Humboldt Bay Trail North, which will connect Arcata with Bracut and eventually, Eureka. At this point, the work is underway in earnest. “Things are

Bunches of briefs, May 17, 2017

VIDEO GAMES AT THE LIBRARY The McKinleyville Library, 1606 Pickett Rd., hosts a video game program Wednesday, May 17 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. in the conference room. All are invited to play games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Minecraft, Guitar Hero, Wii Sports, and more family friendly games that are easy to