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EUREKA- As the Boys & Girls Club of America works to create a healthier generation, our local club took part in a National Fitness Competition.

Many of the 4,400 clubs across the nation are now taking part following a successful pilot program last year. In Eureka, 50 kids, ages five to 11 ran relay races, hoola hooped, and did sit ups as part of the competition Monday afternoon....

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:42

CRESCENT CITY-A Great Grey Owl was spotted in Crescent City- a big deal since the animal hasn't been spotted since 1982. 

Crescent Elk School decided to do their "sky art project" on the owl. It included making art projects and putting together a fun video to get the students hyped up on the project. They also did research on the habitat and environment and learned of rising carbon-...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:29

BIG LAGOON-Two people sustained major injuries in a suspected DUI crash in Northern Humboldt. 

 

It happened around 10:45 p.m Sunday on highway 101 near Big Lagoon. John Connelly of New Jersey was driving northbound and he went in the other lane and collided head-on with a Ford Fiesta driven by James Simmons of Arcata.

 

According to the CHP, both were taken to Mad...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:20

NORTH COAST- Big changes could soon be coming to St. Joseph Health System.

During a public meeting Monday morning the Attorney General’s office addressed the potential merger of St. Joseph Health System and Providence Health & Services. The meeting is a part of a series of hearings held across the state this month. Attorney General Consultants, Medical Development Specialists have...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:19

Homeless individuals could start moving into temporary housing camp next Sunday. Fire rips through mobile home in Hydesville. Local bikers stand up against child abuse. Humboldt County's first car seat recycling program was a big success. Hundreds of people showed up to the final night of the Humboldt Film Festival. Redwood Acres hosts its 2nd Annual Home Show. Sequoia Park Zoo celebrates...

Post date: Sun, 04/24/2016 - 16:44

Commercial crab fishermen express hope for the season to open. Dozens of firefighters take part in Arcata Fire District's live fire training in McKinleyville. Two-day Medicinal Cannabis Conference underway at Arcata Community Center. Earth Day paddle and cleanup draws community members to Indian Island. Humboldt Orchid Society hosts its annual Orchid Show. More than 19 schools participate in...

Post date: Sat, 04/23/2016 - 16:57

Humboldt County - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed the month of April as “Alcohol Awareness Month.”

They’ve added a theme: talk early, talk often: parents can make a difference in teen alcohol use.

Officials say alcohol is the leading drug used by teenagers in the county on a regular basis. 1 in 3 11th graders surveyed reported binge drinking...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 23:50

Arcata - Congressman Jared Huffman announced Northern California health centers will be receiving a substantial helping hand from the federal government. 16-million dollars is earmarked for health centers from Marin all the way to Del Norte County.

Locally, Open Door Clinic will receive nearly 3-million dollars. The grants support over 13-hundred Patient-directed organizations that...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 23:41