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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s National Toddler Immunization Month and the Department of Health and Human Services is urging parents to keep their children up to date with immunizations.

Whooping cough is on the rise in Humboldt County with 41 cases already reported this year. Last year saw a total of 141 cases. DHHS recommends that infants get vaccinated at two, four, and six months old, and...

ARCATA – You might see firefighters standing on the streets in Arcata and McKinleyville Saturday, with boots in hand.

The Arcata Professional Firefighters Local 4981 and the Arcata Fire District are kicking off their annual fundraising campaign, Fill the Boot. The nationwide campaign supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In 1954, the International Association of Firefighters...

EUREKA – Saturday marks the 50th graduation commencement for College of the Redwoods and it will be the last for C.R.’s President Superintendent, Kathy Smith. 

Over Smith's three years, she's accomplished her main objectives: to get the college off accreditation sanction, improve quality and budget issues and become fully accredited.

Smith will retire June 30th, at the...

Miranda - Congratulations are in order for a Southern Humboldt  student who was selected a finalist in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.

Emily Rainwalker Eib attends South Fork High School in Miranda. Her watercolor painting entitled “Celestial Spirit” was chosen as a finalist in the competition.

Congressman, Jared Huffman said each year he’s impressed with the talents of...

EUREKA - A longtime College of the Redwoods trustee has received a “Fulfilling the Trust Award” for his 20-years of service at an annual conference hosted by the Community College League of California.

Bruce Emad has been a trustee since 1994 and has also served as board president. Officials for CR say he has been a strong advocate for student success and adds a much need financial...

SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that abolishes personal belief exemptions for vaccinations. The bill was a reaction to last year’s measles outbreak that sickened 134 Californians.

Under SB277, children must be vaccinated before entering kindergarten. Medical exemptions are permitted but those based on personal or religious objections are not....

EUREKA- A man wanted for murder was arrested Thursday with the help of the Eureka Police Department.

Jonas Randall Semore, 42, was arrested for the murder of David Ganfield, 36, of McKinleyville. Ganfield was dropped off at mad river hospital with serious head trauma on March 28. He later died at a Redding hospital.

Semore was a person of interest in the investigation. EPD...

EUREKA- The California Highway Patrol was in Eureka Thursday helping families secure their children's car seats.

The CHP says they're seeing a decrease in people coming into the office lately to have their car seats checked, so the officers came to the people. Stationed outside of the DMV. They helped families install seats and spread awareness about requirements.

"The way your...