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Main office and mailing address:

Mad River Union
791 Eighth Street Ste. 8
Arcata, CA 95521



  1. Leighann Larson said:

    Just wondering why there have been two military boats on the bay for the last two months. They go out every day. They have no writing or numbers on them. A dozen or so dressed in military gear get off. Whats up?