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College of the Redwoods and the Yurok Tribe are collaborating and expanding opportunities for perspective students in rural areas.

For the first time, CR and the Yurok Tribe are offering five classes in Klamath.

One of the courses, Infant Toddler Care and Education, is a prerequisite for applying to work at one of the Tribe’s 3 head start facilities in Eureka, Klamath and...

Post date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 17:25

One North Coast dancer has found some international success. 

Rebecca Nugent, a Humboldt State Student and apprentice at North Coast Dance, has won a $1,000 dollar scholarship from the Vienna International Ballet Experience.

To enter, Rebecca had to write an essay explaining why she dances, and how she's used dance to overcome adversity.

Rebecca was adopted about ten years...

Post date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 17:19

The Arcata Police Department has sent off one of its furry heroes. Last Friday was the official last day of service dog Zari. 

Zari has been an asset to the APD – helping out in numerous high risk incidents over the past eight and a half years.

For example, in 2013, Zari recognized a double homicide suspect who was hiding in the bushes. Just last month, Zari was able to help...

Post date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 17:14

Discontent after the election was looming over the Humboldt University campus – so one administrator came up with an idea to bring cheer back to the students.

Celeste Robertson, the Educational Opportunity Program Adviser, brought together numerous groups around campus to hold a day of solidarity.

The event consisted of snacks, coloring, yoga, massages, and even a ball pit.

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Post date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 17:05

FORTUNA - Seventh grader Hunter Alexander is the new champion tonight after Fortuna Middle School held their annual geography bee earlier this afternoon.

The bee is part of a national competition by the National Geographic Society, which is in its 29th year.

Today’s winner will advance to a regional competition to determine who will compete within the state, and then...

Post date: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 19:26

SACRAMENTO - The Rural County Representatives of California installed its 2017 officers earlier this week, which include First District Supervisor, Rex Bohn.

Bohn was promoted from Second Vice Chair to First Vice Chair, and he says next year he’ll be Chairman.

He told us by phone today that he is, “honored” to be moving up the chain of command. He also said he is always excited...

Post date: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 19:19

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods will be joining an organization of community colleges focused on advancing the success of men of color.

It is called the CCEAL: Community College Equity Assessment Lab National Consortium on College Men of Color.

Membership in the organization will allow CR access to a number of new tools that will involve them with other community colleges to...

Post date: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 19:15

Got milk? Well if you have gotten any in the past 14 years, you may be eligible to receive some of your money back.

This is due to a class action lawsuit against the dairy industry, claiming that they were artificially inflating prices by prematurely slaughtering cows.

The dairy providers paid 52 million to settle the case, and residents of California and other states are...

Post date: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 18:19