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Welcome to the Trader!

The Trader is an independently-owned magazine serving northern California, printed every other Tuesday and can be picked up at many fine businesses in your area. The Trader is distributed from Redway/Garberville, South to Ukiah, Willits and Lake County; North to Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville and Crescent City; West to Shelter Cove & Fort Bragg and East to Weaverville!

Below is the cover of our current issue. Click to view the entire issue and to see viewing options.


Last Call

Click below to purchase Last Call! A collection of the stories written by Loreen Eliason for The Trader. Profits from the sale of this book will be used to start a college fund for Loreen's granddaughter.


Next Trader will be published May 6, 2014
Private Party Deadline is May 1, 2014

See our full 2014 Publication Calendar


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Business Hours:

If you wish to contact us by phone or email, our office hours are 10am to 5pm, but vary with our publishing schedule. We publish every other Tuesday so this schedule rotates twice a month. Please refer to the calendar at the bottom of this page for our complete 2014 publishing calendar, and take note of the following:

We are usually in the office: The Monday thru Monday during the 8 days BEFORE our bi-monthly Tuesday publication. Ad deadlines are the Thursday before publication.

We may not be in the office: The Wednesday thru Sunday during the 5 days AFTER our our bi-monthly Tuesday publication.


Ad Submissions:

Private party advertisers, and groups and organizations with events or PSA's to announce may submit their ads in minutes with our easy online submission forms. Visit our Submissions Pages to get started right now...

We offer three types of ad submissions:

~ Private Party Ads
(one time $15 fee - ad runs for two issues, i.e. four weeks)
~ Commercial Business Ads
(price varies depending on ad size and requested run time)
~ Events, PSA's and Feature Information
(free to groups and organizations that qualify)


The Trader is printed on recycled paper for our children, and our children's children.

Below is our 2014 Publishing / Deadline schedule. You may download a copy by clicking here: 2014PubSchedule.pdf

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