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EUREKA - A member of Humboldt Bay Fire recently became one of only a few locals to complete an elite training program.

Battalion Chief Chris Emmons graduated from the National Fire Academy’s four year Executive Fire Officer Program. Senior fire officials from around the world worked together to develop leadership skills, reduce risk, and improve emergency management. Emmons hopes his...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:02

BAYSIDE – Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship & Humboldt Folklife Society are sponsoring a benefit fundraiser with dinner and dancing in hopes of raising money to support the victims affected by the Louisiana flood. $25.00 dollars will get you into the event, while kids under the age of 12 are free. The event is held this Saturday at Bayside California as proceeds will be going to...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:02
ARCATA – Humboldt State University commemorates national celebration, United States' Constitution Day by allowing students and members in the community to take the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Naturalization Test.
 
Humboldt State Historian and Lecturer Paul Geck and professor Joice Chang lead the presentation with talks of immigration, citizenship,...
Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:02
EUREKA – Grant Elementary School gets a surprise visit from the Humboldt State University’s basketball team.
 
“What we try to do is these clinics out here on Friday afternoons with these kids and teach them not just skills, as far as in basketball, but what they need to be doing inside the classroom so that they can go on to college someday and have great...
Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:02

HUMBOLDT BAY - A proposed expansion of oyster farming in Humboldt Bay, and tribes and conservation groups are sounding off.

Coast Seafoods proposed a tripling of its oyster farming operation to 900+ acres. As expansion plans moved forward over the last year and a half, Wiyot Tribal officials worked with the Harbor District and the company to protect the bay’s eelgrass beds used for...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:57

GARBERVILLE - Stepping Stones Preschool is taking it upon themselves to help the children of the Sioux Tribe on the Standing Rock Reservation who are protesting the possible pipeline in North Dakota.

The preschool sold baked goods during the day Friday during the farmer’s market in the Garberville town square. Consumers donated whatever they could to the bake sale, which goes toward...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:27

GARBERVILLE - Friday marks just over a week that the Garberville town square was closed off to the public, following concerns of violence and loitering. The square was open on Friday for the town's weekly farmer's market.

"We were asked by community members who have been supportive of the square, to consider this option of closing the square for the next two months, in order to figure...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:16

EUREKA - The Bridgeville Community will now have a resident deputy courtesy of Measure Z funding. Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey selected Deputy, Ben Filippini to fill the position. 

Fillippini is a life-long resident of Humboldt County and was raised in the Fortuna and Hydesville areas. He played football and baseball at Ferndale High School. After graduation, he attended CR...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:42