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April 2014

HOOPA- The Hoopa Valley Tribe will hold primary elections for two positions on the tribal council on Tuesday. The positions are for the Mesket and Norton District held within the tribal reservation.

The following are running for the position:

Mesket District:

Vernon Bradley Marshall

George Byron Nelson Jr.

Julie A. Robertson


Norton District:...

Post date: Mon, 04/28/2014 - 18:40
The second eaglet has hatched! Watch the new family here live. 
Post date: Mon, 04/28/2014 - 14:59
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 04-27-2014, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Home Invasion Robbery that occurred in the 12000 block of Fickle Hill Road, Arcata. Deputies responded to the residence and met with three victims, a 28 year old male, a 36 year old male and a 33 year old female.  The two...
Post date: Mon, 04/28/2014 - 09:52

Three people were arrested in Del Norte County following a high speed vehicle pursuit.  The sixth annual Eureka Multiple Sclerosis Walk was held and more than 200 people showed their support.  The 32nd annual Dolbeer Donkey Days was held as well, where the Steam Donkey was on full display.   People in Arcata had the chance to go for a morning jog in their pajamas, and the first ever Redwood...

Post date: Sun, 04/27/2014 - 19:48

The Fieldbrook Volunteer Fire Department held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the expansion of its fire station.  Also, it was National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and the Humboldt Waste Management Authority was collecting unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications for the HWMA...

Post date: Sat, 04/26/2014 - 19:27

EUREKA - Food For People held their “Backpacks For Kids” fundraiser this evening at the Adorni Center in Eureka. It was part of the Rhody Roundup, which kicks off the Rhododendron Festival.

There was a BBQ dinner, live and silent auctions and more. Backpacks For Kids is a child nutrition program of Food For People and the Food Bank of Humboldt County. Backpacks full of kid friendly food...

Post date: Sat, 04/26/2014 - 00:13

ARCATA-  To celebrate Humboldt State University's next 100 years and to bring their centennial year to a close the campus was host to Founder's Day, an event to celebrate the colleges history.

To start the day's events the university buried a time capsule full of items that represent the university. Inside the box were several items that included a centennial lumberjack bobble head, an...

Post date: Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:52

EUREKA- The sentencing for a 90-year-old former pastor who has plead not guilty to lewd acts with a child has been postponed an additional time by a Humboldt County Superior Court Judge. On Friday, Judge Christopher G. Wilson announced that he will wait two additional weeks before making his decision.

Donald Vincent Fregeau, Sr. was arrested in June of last year after turning himself...

Post date: Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:51

EUREKA- Even though the official first day of spring was last month, the unofficial first day of spring is Saturday for many people in Humboldt County, because it’s the 49th Rhododendron Parade in Eureka. 

In the 1960’s, the Rhododendron Parade was part of the week long rhododendron festival.  Even though there isn’t a week of festivities anymore, the parade will always...

Post date: Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:26

EUREKA- Saturday is the 8th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and the Humboldt Waste Management Authority will be collecting unwanted medications for proper disposal.

HWMA has been holding Prescription Roundup events twice a year for four years. On Saturday, people will be able to drop off their over the counter or prescription medications to the HWMA Household Hazardous...

Post date: Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:23
ORLAND- The National Transportation Safety Board issued its preliminary report on the deadly crash between a FedEx truck and a charter bus that occurred earlier this month in Northern California.
Ten people were killed when a FedEx truck collided with a charter bus taking dozens of high school students on a visit to Humboldt State University. 
Post date: Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:39

The Fair Political Practices Commission has decided to fine Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Modesto) and former Assembly Member Bill Berryhill (R-Stockton) $40,000 for election fraud. The Berryhills were charged with nine money laundering violations when Tom funneled $40,000 through various political committees to his brother Bill's 2008 assembly campaign. Berryhill is the fourth senator facing...

Post date: Thu, 04/24/2014 - 23:42