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A Humboldt County institution had an anniversary yesterday. The College of the Redwoods Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the college at their monthly board meeting yesterday.

It was back on January 14th, in 1964, that voters of Humboldt County approved a ballot measure to create the Redwoods Community College District. A...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- 'Coats for the Cold' has collected nearly 10,000 coats over the past six years to be donated to the homeless and children in need of warm outwear. This year the organization expects to hand out and collect 5,000 coats, jackets, and hoodies.

Founder, Robert Lohn, said he had the idea on a whim when he was at a department store and saw discounted winter jackets. "For 260...

ORICK- Administrators, teachers and residents met with the Orick School Board Tuesday to discuss the fate of the elementary school that has seen shrinking enrollment numbers. Humboldt County Office of Education Superintendent Garry Eagles was there to explain the process involved with closing Orick School.

The County Committee on School District Organization will make the final decision...

BLUE LAKE- Blue Lake City Council and the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office have signed a new three-year contract to provide law enforcement services to residents. The Sheriff's Department and the city council have been negotiating the terms of the agreement since the end of December.

Deputies were at the Blue Lake substation Wednesday, the day after the contract was signed. While the...

ARCATA- Humboldt State University President, Rollin Richmond, welcomed students, faculty and staff at the university's 'Spring Welcome' ceremony. A dozen staff member that work on campus were recognized by Richmond for their support.

At the ceremony, the premier of the University's Centennial Documentary, produced and directed by a Humboldt State Alumni, was shown to audience members....

NORTH COAST- The Logger Bar is hosting a Lost and Found Fashion Show on Thursday Jan. 16. starting at 8:30 p.m. Any clothing left behind at the bar will be modeled down the runway for a chance to either purchase or reclaim. All remaining clothing will be donated to a local North Coast charity.

For more information you can visit their Facebook page at ...

SCOTIA- A Scotia family is left to pick up the pieces after a fire destroyed their home early Tuesday morning. 

The Fire Chief of the Scotia Volunteer Fire Department says the last fire to displace a family in Scotia was in 2006.  The time before that was in the 1990’s.  He says the Gaines family is very lucky no one was injured in that fire.

Just before 3 a.m. on Tuesday,...

NORTH COAST- Health officials are confirming the first flu-related death has hit the north coast and it is the H1N1 strain. The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services said a man in his 60's died Monday from influenza related complications. This death is the first for the county since 2009, when county officials confirmed two deaths from the same strain. 
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