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FERNDALE - Volunteers are gearing up for the annual North Coast Stand Down for veterans.

“Stand down” means “to break from battle” and that is exactly what the weekend long event is offering veterans. Free haircuts, dental care, health screenings, employment assistance, massages and even pet care will be available this Friday through Sunday at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.

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LOLETA - Loleta Elementary School is getting a brand new computer lab thanks to a grant from the Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria.

The tribe made a contribution of $25,000, plus installation charges, to provide the students of Loleta Elementary with a permanent computer lab. The K-8 school currently has a rolling computer lab but the grant from the Bear River Band will allow...

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EUREKA - A Caltrans paving project on Highway 101 south of Eureka has motorists concerned for their safety. A contractor is grinding down and replacing the pavement on both the north and south bound lanes between Herrick Avenue and Hookton road. Work on the project is happening during the overnight hours, but the ground down lanes are still open for motorists during the day.

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EUREKA- The only community college in Humboldt County, College of the Redwoods, is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Saturday.

In the 1960s, community leaders across Humboldt County decided the area needed a community college, which was then referred to as a junior college.

"There was an effort to put it on the ballot.  And there were three components of the ballot...

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EUREKA- Zane Middle School in Eureka is offering a full ceramics program for the first time thanks to the purchase of a new piece of equipment.

"I think in the digital world that we live in, sometimes we forget how important it is to have that tactile, physical experience.  Touching clay, going back to the early man experience of making things out of clay that then become permanent.  A...

From the Hoopa Valley Tribe:

Stanley Leon Ferris Sr., who was reported missing yesterday, has been located in Hoopa.

A search and rescue team was pulled together on Wednesday morning and searchers located Ferris early Thursday morning. He was deceased.

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has been called in to identify the body.

Further information will be released...

The University of California plans to make some restrooms in the state college system gender neutral.

Campuses are making a move to make bathrooms more comfortable for transgender and gay students. UC officials say they plan to begin converting single-stall restrooms to gender-neutral and include such facilities in new and renovated buildings.

The bathroom policy would widen an...

Hoopa - a 79-year old Hoopa man is missing.

California Highway Patrol along with Search and Rescue crews were out looking for Stanley Ferris, Sr. on Wednesday. He was reported missing by family in Hoopa early in the morning and is an "at risk" senior with dementia. Ferris is 5 foot 2 inches tall with gray hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen Tuesday night.

If anyone has any...

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