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ARCATA - With Colin Kaepernick’s new protest of the national anthem, some locals at HSU are educating themselves on oppression and white privilege through a series of programs.

It's been the hot topic on everyone's tongues this week - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sitting out the national anthem in defense of American people of color.

"I'll continue to sit. I'm...

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 16:48

ARCATA - The Arcata Minor Theater is readying for re-open after it closed its doors earlier this year.

The theater, which will have it’s grand re-opening on Friday, September 16th, has been outfitted with new tables, projection, audio, and screens. They are also working on their programming for the upcoming month, and food and beer inventory.

That night will include a...

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 16:26

ARCATA - A national publication has placed Humboldt State University in the top 10% of master’s degree-granting universities in the nation.

The designation comes from the National College Guide published by Washington Monthly Magazine.

Schools are rated on their contribution to the public good in three categories: recruiting and graduating low-income students, producing cutting...

Post date: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 23:49

DINSMORE - Two Eastern Humboldt men are arrested after they are unable to provide authorities with permits for their marijuana grow. Sheriff’s deputies took into custody 32-year old Sean Appelbaum and 18-year old Shane Edwards. A third individual found not to be associated with the grow was released.

Last Friday morning around 9, Sheriff’s Deputies, BLM officials, Department of Fish and...

Post date: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 23:39

FERNDALE- The 120th Humboldt County Fair just wrapped up over the weekend with a big turnout.

 

There was a 10% increase in attendance this year compared to last. Food concession totals amounted to over $500,000. That's about double than what is was the last couple years before.

 

The fair was held for 11 days at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds and had everything...

Post date: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 19:03

GARBERVILLE- Two are behind bars following a drug bust in Garberville, and it shows you can't fool law enforcement by wearing a wig.

At 6 p.m. Friday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the 400 block of Maple Lane. 39-year-old Peter Blizzard and 40-year-old Jacob Silverman were in the vehicle. Silverman, who had the disguise, tried lying to deputies about his...

Post date: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 18:58

CALIFORNIA- Fortuna Police are reminding voters to be familiar with everything they are checking off on the ballots, come November.

Proposition 57 is one of them. It will be titled as the Public Safety Rehabilitation Act. Prop 57 would increase parole and good behavior chances for felons convicted of non-violent crimes.

According to the Fortuna Police Employee Association,...

Post date: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA - Summer is officially over for students because school is back in session.

The Eureka City School District welcomed 3,700 students today up slightly from last year. Superintendent Fred Van Vleck reported a smooth opening at all campuses even with a few finishing touches still to come. Construction projects at Alice Birney and Lincoln Elementary will wrap up in the next few weeks...

Post date: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 17:18