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Eureka - St. Joseph Hospital has a new flagpole thanks to a local citizen. The American flag once again is at full mast thanks to local dairyman and board of trustee member, Dennis Leonardi.

The old flagpole was previously removed to make room for the new patient care facility that was opened in 2012. The hospital had planned to install a new flagpole but up stepped Leonardi who...

EUREKA- A Caltrans project to widen sections of two Del Norte County highways is under fire by local environmental groups who say the construction will put local salmon at risk.

The project was scheduled to begin in May with plans to widen narrow portions of Highways 197 and 199 along the Smith River to improve safety and provide access for commercial trucks.

In a lawsuit against...

FORTUNA- Thursday marked day four of the Fortuna Rodeo and local residents were out enjoying the carnival and the junior round-up. 

The carnival is a staple of the Fortuna Rodeo and has been part of the fun for over sixty years. With activities for all ages, officials say they expect more than six thousand visitors to come out for the carnival alone.

“The carnival itself seems to...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Don and Katherine Andrews have turned their home into a power plant of sorts. They’re helping supply their neighborhood with energy, by harnessing the power of the sun.

“I’ve calculated that i have produced or we have potentially produced 350,000 watts of power in 20 days, so that's colossal,” Don said.

The Andrews recently installed 16 solar panels on the roof of...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Waiting at an Arcata farm are boxes of fresh vegetables ready to be donated to Food For People's Gleaning Program. The program takes surplus food from farms, gardens and fruit trees and distributes them among seniors and families experiencing food insecurity.

Last year, the food pantry collected 73,678 pounds of food that would otherwise go to waste. The food is given...

ARCATA- Several international students are taking classes at Humboldt State University over the summer. Students from China, Brazil and Saudi Arabia are part of the intensive language immersion program that introduces students to local culture and gets them involved in community service projects.

23 students are at the university from a partnership with the Jiangxi Institute of...

The State of California has released more Emergency Water Conservation Regulations. 

On Thursday, officials at the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District monthly board meeting talked about what the new regulations mean for North Coast residents.

In response to the drought State of Emergency, restrictions to outdoor, residential water use have been imposed on all California...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka continues to work on replacing its water delivery system.  This week, the council accepted the completion of a phase of a project, designed to replace a nearly 80-year-old pipeline.

The Mad River Pipeline runs underground for about seven miles and is the primary water connection of the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District to the City of Eureka, as well as the...

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