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A Clockwork Santa for the Seaside Village

A Clockwork Santa for the Seaside Village

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA/TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Civic Club has chosen the right man for the job of Santa. Gary Stillman, owner of both a furniture repair service and Clockworks, a watch and clock repair shop in Arcata, has volunteered to play the role. Stillman has the skills and experience for the gig.

Trinidad Tidings: Where holiday blues are a good thing

Trinidad Civic Club’s annual Christmas Tea is set for Thursday, Dec. 7 in Town Hall – the city auditor is using the Club Room, so go to the big Hall. Dana Hope will preside at the business meeting, during which the latest Memorial Lighthouse preservation efforts will be discussed, starting at 10 a.m. with hostesses

Blessing of the Fleet on Thanksgiving 2017

Marna Powell Special to the Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad fishing community invites you to join us for the 22nd annual Blessing of the Fleet on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. in front of the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse at the corner of Trinity and Edwards streets. Everyone is welcome. This is a

Trinidad Tidings: Art, music & blessings by the seaside

The Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce holds its Annual Meeting Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Sunset Restaurant at Cher-ae Heights. Cocktails start at 5:30 p.m., with a buffet dinner featuring chicken, vegetarian pasta, salad and bread at 6:30. Tickets are $20 per person. New officers will be elected. Terry Huff and Brett Schuler have been

Trinidad Tidings: Mystery and basketry

The Trinidad Coastal Land Trust and the Trinidad Civic Club announce a memorial service honoring the life of Chi-wei Lin (May 16, 1936-May 23, 2017) at the Trinidad Town Hall on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This will be an informal afternoon of sharing stories about Chi-wei Lin’s life’s journey from China

Seaside village winnows lighthouse rehab options

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD — The community Civic Club, owner of the Memorial Lighthouse parcel, has begun narrowing mitigation alternatives to save the obelisk from mounting landslide threats. Readying language for an emergency permit application on Oct. 16, the club has decided to jettison two courses of action developed weeks ago by SHN

Trinidad Tidings: Busy busy busy in the seaside village

Shirley Laos, of Yurok, Karuk and Chetco descent,  will present “What Are Baskets Made From?” at the Trinidad Museum Sunday, Oct. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Shirley, a member of the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, will present a slideshow on materials used in traditional baskets and also demonstrate how fern,

Catch 22’s bedevil lighthouse rehab

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD – Trinidad is pursuing an emergency permit to stabilize the Memorial Lighthouse against ongoing landslides, but the way ahead is piled high with difficulty. “We may now be in a position where there are no options left on the table,” Geosciences Chief Gary Simpson of SHN Consulting Engineers &

Tribes want Trinidad Lighthouse moved elsewhere

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD — The Trinidad Civic Club’s preference for keeping the Memorial Lighthouse in its current location collides head-on with potent and longstanding tribal opposition. Although votaries of the structure consider it a poignant tribute to those lost at sea, Native Americans experience it as a diabolical symbol of settler genocide,

Time is up for saving Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD — SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists, Eureka, warns that whatever is done to shore up the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, it had better be soon. In a Sept. 19 report to the Trinidad Civic Club, SHN Geosciences Director Gary Simpson said of the three mitigation approaches the company has outlined,

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