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ORICK- Orick residents will no longer have to wait to access the internet. Broadband has finally arrived.

As of Thursday, there's a new provider in town. It's called Tsunami Wireless and it's connecting a population of more than 350 to instant information access.

"It was done by private interests," Sean McLaughlin, executive director of Access Humboldt said. "Green Diamond...

ARCATA- Saturday is the big day for hundreds of Humboldt State University students who will walk on stage and accept their hard-earned diplomas.

“It’s pretty difficult,” said graduating student Samantha Thompsen. “This year, I’m taking 20 units this semester and I took 18 last semester so it’s been difficult but it’s really worth it to be able to finish in four years and be done with...

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....