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EUREKA - The colors are brilliant and the crystals glowing at this weekend’s gem show. The fourth Annual Gem Faire is taking place Redwood acres in Eureka.

Hundreds of people were wandering the halls looking at the wares from around the world. Precious and semi-precious gemstones were in abundance and thousands of strings of beads were there to buy.

Many say they were drawn to...

Post date: Sat, 07/22/2017 - 17:58

By Braly Whisler

ARCATA - The Humboldt Wildlife Care Center has recently seen a 15% increase in orphaned mammals.

The care centers mission is to rescue injured or orphaned wild animals and return them to the wild. They usually have about 75% birds and 25% mammals and now that has moved to 60% birds and 40% mammals. They say one reason for the increase is they have recently...

Post date: Sat, 07/22/2017 - 17:56

FORTUNA - If you were in the Friendly City Friday you noticed a fair share of older suped-up vehicles...there’s a reason. It’s the 27th Annual Redwood AutoXpo. The huge event is three days of heaven for gearheads and an enjoyable long weekend for those who appreciate fun, frolic and classic cars.

Friday night participants were showing off their wares for an appreciative...

Post date: Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:16

SOMES BAR - More than 200 firefighters continue to try and bring the Marble Fire in Six Rivers National Forest under control.

The fire started Thursday afternoon and has grown to over 280 acres and is 35 percent contained. Structures are also still threatened. 

Officials say steep and heavy terrain; along with damaged trees from this past winter will present challenges. There are...

Post date: Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:02

EEL RIVER - The nonprofit Eel River Recovery Project conducted a recent dive count of a dreaded predator in the Eel River and compared to past years the news is generally good.

The pikeminnow is a fish that many believe was introduced into the watershed many years ago as bait by fisherman. Recent drought conditions fostered the formidable predator’s growth and it has had a big impact on...

Post date: Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:30