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A century of service at the First Presbyterian Church

A century of service at the First Presbyterian Church

Katy Allen Special To The Union The year 2017 was a rather remarkable one for the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of 11th and G streets in Arcata, for a couple of reasons. On the positive side, it marked the 100th year since the construction of the main structure that you see today. On

Trinidad Tidings: Valentine’s Show, Lighthouse Relocation and ‘Earth’s Water’

TRINIDAD – “Inspiration & Reflection,” the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Art Show and Reception on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 was the ideal destination to take your sweetheart or your family and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. in Trinidad Town Hall. Stunning paintings by local artists, elegant decor, a no-host wine bar and delicious appetizers are

Birthday balloons knock out Arcata power

Mad River Union ARCATA – Balloons reportedly released during a children’s birthday party at the Arcata Community Pool made contact with power lines on 16th Street at about 2 p.m. today, leading to a power outage affecting about 2,700 Arcata residents. PG&E responded to mend lines while Arcata Police volunteers stood watch over the balloon

Arcata gets a State of the City report card

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – How is Arcata doing? Depends on whom you talk to – or who has the microphone. The civic temperature-taking took place the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 7. The “State of the City” event was hosted by the Minor Theatre and the Arcata Chamber of Commerce. After filling

Probationer on bail chased around, tracked down, gun & ammo found

City of Arcata Press Release On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at about 8:36 p.m., an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a Ford F-150 in the 1700 block of G Street. The vehicle failed to yield to the officer and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle continued to McKinleyville where officers eventually

Celebrating Black History Month at Home Away From Home

Maureen McGarry Special To The Union ARCATA – Much can be learned by exploring the history of the Black-American experience. With input from students of color from Humboldt State University, the Home Away from Home program is hosting its third community potluck. Community members are invited to come to the D Street Neighborhood Center in

Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg seeks another term

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Ryan Sundberg officially kicked off his campaign for a third term as Fifth District supervisor during a gathering Monday night at Azalea Hall in McKinleyville. Humboldt County’s first Native American county supervisor, and one of only three in the State of California, said he would like to continue

Arcata continues to investigate Lawson homicide

City of Arcata ARCATA – Arcata Police Department continues an active investigation into the homicide of David Josiah Lawson. Since criminal investigations can take time, the City wants to remind the community that this is an active and open case. The Police Department is working through a defined investigative strategy based on all the physical