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FORTUNA- St. Joseph's Health held a barbeque for employees on Monday. The start of the week marked the begining of Hospital Week and the end of Nurses Week.

Physicians, nurses, support staff and volunteers enjoyed the lunch prepared at Redwood Memorial Hospital.

There are 1,400 employees of St. Joseph's health locally. "Without our people, the people who care for our patients, we...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council will decide on Tuesday whether or not they will put a measure on the November ballot asking residents to approve a utility tax.

The proposal would be a four percent tax on every PG&E customers bill. The tax is not an excessive energy tax like the City of Arcata has adopted and would tax all residents the same, regardless of the amount of energy...

RIO DELL- On Tuesday, the Rio Dell City Council will review a list of applicants for their open City Manager position.

For the first time, the city has used an outside agency to advertise and recruit for the position. 

The current city manager, Jim Stretch, signed a two year contract and came out of retirement. Over the past few months the city has been accepting application,...

EUREKA- Summer is approaching and that means ‘Reggae on the River’ is around the corner. Located in Southern Humboldt, the music festival brings in thousands of reggae music lovers from around the state. This year organizers with the Mateel Community Center have asked the Humboldt County Planning Commission for an increase in attendance. 
 
Humboldt County Senior...
From the Save the Redwoods League 
 
SAN FRANCISCO— In response to a disturbing spike in the poaching of old-growth redwood burls, the Center for Biological Diversity, Redwood  Parks Association and Save the Redwoods League  are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to prosecution of poachers. Redwood burls are large natural protrusions prized for their...

EUREKA- About 40 people, including business owners and employees, attended the Licensing Education on Alcohol and Drugs Seminar in Eureka on Monday.

"There are several complicated laws when it comes to serving alcohol and hearing a reminder of those laws or getting the training for the first time really helps encourage compliance and avoid any type of interaction with law enforcement,"...

Authorities continue to investigate the death of Sierra Winkler, the college student from Eureka who was found dead on a beach in Southern California just over a week ago.

Officials say on May 4th, a bicyclist discovered 20-year-old Winkler on the beach in Isla Vista.  Authorities later determined she was dead.  Winkler was attending the University of California, Santa...

From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
On Sunday, May 11th, California Highway Patrol (CHP) dispatch received a call at 11:40 pm of a pedestrian laying in the roadway on SR-96, north of Hoopa.  Hoopa Tribal Police, Hoopa Volunteer Fire Department, and CHP units responded to the scene.  Upon first responders’ arrival, 61 year old Cedric Hostler, Jr. of Hoopa was...

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