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FERNDALE- The Ferndale VFW Honor Wall bears the names of more than 300 veterans, and now the post is looking to add more.

The Honor Wall at the Kenneth Rasmussen Post 6353 was unveiled last Veterans’ day. VFW members say people have shown interest in adding names to the wall since it first went up. Now, the post is planning to build two additional walls. Members of the VFW say...

EUREKA- Members of Humboldt Bay Fire had specialized training on Monday.  The training was practicing search and rescue situations in urban or industrial environments.

High Angle Rope Rescue Training is held 4four times a year. Members of the Humboldt Bay Fire Urban Search and Rescue Team and three engine companies participated. Crews practiced multiple scenarios, including rescuing...

NORTH COAST- Human remains have been found by hikers in a waterway near Dinsmore. And, in Blue Lake, Annie and Mary Days kicks off with a parade through town. In the bay, the first ever Critter Crawl is held as swimmers fundraise for a local non-profit by swimming the length across the bay. And, In Loleta, the Chamber of Commerce puts on the Swauger Station Day.  

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Saturday, at approximately 4:25 PM, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a citizen who reported that they had discovered human remains in the middle of a waterway. The remains were discovered by two citizens while hiking in an area west of Dinsmore off of HWY 36. Detectives from the Humboldt County...

NORTH COAST- Survivors and those impacted by cancer took to College of the Redwoods for this years Relay For Life. Supporters rallied at the Arcata Farmers Market for Measure P, the ballot measure to ban Genetically Modified Organisms from being grown in Humboldt County. And, families come together for Morris Graves Museum of Art's Family Arts Day. 

Arcata - The City of Arcata has opened a new community trail. The South Fork Janes Creek Trail, a new two-mile loop trail, opened Friday. It overlaps a three quarter mile section of the Arcata Ridge Trail near the Arcata Community Forest.

A one-half mile segment of the trail will be closed to horse use until the new pathways compact and become more resistant to damage. Recreational...

Eureka - A local charitable organization has awarded thousands of dollars in grants to local youth.

Humboldt Sponsors, a local non-profit and charitable organization has been raising money for Humboldt County youth since 1972. This year, the organization awarded a record amount of funding to local youth and youth oriented programs. Over $101,000 dollars was distributed among 81 grants...

ARCATA- The Arcata Fire Protection District has stopped washing their fire engines to help conserve water during the state's sever drought.

When Governor Jerry Brown announced the drought as a state of emergency, the district stopped washing engines regularly and turned off sprinklers at their stations.

According to the Jenny Williamson, the fire district's Public Information...