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ARCATA – Humboldt State University commemorates national celebration, United States' Constitution Day by allowing students and members in the community to take the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Naturalization Test.
Humboldt State Historian and Lecturer Paul Geck and professor Joice Chang lead the presentation with talks of immigration, citizenship,...
Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:02

HUMBOLDT BAY - A proposed expansion of oyster farming in Humboldt Bay, and tribes and conservation groups are sounding off.

Coast Seafoods proposed a tripling of its oyster farming operation to 900+ acres. As expansion plans moved forward over the last year and a half, Wiyot Tribal officials worked with the Harbor District and the company to protect the bay’s eelgrass beds used for...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:57

GARBERVILLE - Stepping Stones Preschool is taking it upon themselves to help the children of the Sioux Tribe on the Standing Rock Reservation who are protesting the possible pipeline in North Dakota.

The preschool sold baked goods during the day Friday during the farmer’s market in the Garberville town square. Consumers donated whatever they could to the bake sale, which goes toward...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:27

GARBERVILLE - Friday marks just over a week that the Garberville town square was closed off to the public, following concerns of violence and loitering. The square was open on Friday for the town's weekly farmer's market.

"We were asked by community members who have been supportive of the square, to consider this option of closing the square for the next two months, in order to figure...

Post date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:16

EUREKA - The Bridgeville Community will now have a resident deputy courtesy of Measure Z funding. Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey selected Deputy, Ben Filippini to fill the position. 

Fillippini is a life-long resident of Humboldt County and was raised in the Fortuna and Hydesville areas. He played football and baseball at Ferndale High School. After graduation, he attended CR...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:42

EUREKA  - The Sequoia Park Zoo has received top honors for its Watershed Heroes Exhibit from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for 2016.

The well-deserved award recognized the zoo’s commitment in designing a dynamic, immersive habitat that provides the best in animal care and public education to help connect people with nature.

Zoo Director, Gretchen Zeigler and Zoo...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:27

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST - Wednesday we told you about firefighters making more progress with the Gap Fire. The Pacific Crest Trail has opened up after crews were able to attain 95% containment.

Thursday, US Forest Officials said there are some slowdowns occurring due to helicopters carrying on salvage logging operations of fire-killed trees. A key reason for this type of operation is to...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 22:16

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A local resident thwarts a potential phone scam after an alleged government employee promises a large grant.

The victim said a caller with an accent told her she had been selected for a federal grant of up to 9,000 dollars. However, she would need to furnish the caller with her driver’s license and social security number. She would also need to send 250-dollars in a...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 21:54