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They say every dog has its day. Just ask the next Labrador retriever you meet. 

Labs have a lot to wag their tails about these days. According to the American Kennel Club, the breed is now in its 25th year as the top U.S. dog breed. It's the longest reign since the A.K.C. started ranking canines in the 1880s. But some other breeds also have a lot to bark about. Beagles, bulldogs, golden...

Post date: Mon, 02/22/2016 - 17:08

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The push continues to expand broadband to rural areas of Humboldt County.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Board of Supervisors will decide whether or not to sign a letter to Assemblymember Mark Stone in support of The Internet for All Now Act of 2016. The Santa Cruz democrat has introduced legislation, which would provide additional funding for the California Advanced...

Post date: Mon, 02/22/2016 - 17:06

Two people stuck in the snow in Eastern Humboldt County were rescued by Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies over the weekend; another member of their party had walked back into town and called for help. 

This past Saturday afternoon, law enforcement was called to Fish Lake Road, east of Weitchpec. A reporting party said while he’d walked toward town, two others stayed in their vehicle...

Post date: Mon, 02/22/2016 - 16:57

ARCATA- The last large-scale restoration project on Arcata’s Jacoby Creek Gannon Slough Wildlife area will get underway thanks to a federal grant.

Located on the south side of Jacoby Creek, east of Highway 101 and north of Bayside Cutoff, the city has been phasing in restoration projects for the past 8 years. The new 475,000-dollar U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant will allow for the...

Post date: Mon, 02/22/2016 - 16:57

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Efforts to recruit and retain primary care physicians here on the North Coast continue in the face of an ongoing shortage.   

Humboldt County is an underserved area and being that there is no residency program, it’s difficult to recruit new physicians. Studies show that people will generally stay within a 50-mile radius of where they train. The Open Door Community...

Post date: Mon, 02/22/2016 - 16:45

Local prominent figure passes away at his McKinleyville home. Arcata City Council to hold meeting regarding commercial cannabis industry. McKinleyville Teen & Community Center nearly complete. MCSD says it's saving energy by switching to LED streetlights. Local couple celebrates a milestone anniversary in Blue Lake.  

Post date: Sun, 02/21/2016 - 18:52

Local first responders take part in a natural disaster training exercise. Cooper Gulch trail stewards remove invasive plants and pick up trash. More than thirty community members shave their head for childhood cancer research. The Dowes Prairie Grange opened it's doors for monthly breakfast and flea market. HSU Music Department performs at the Morris Graves Museum of Art. Doctors warn just how...

Post date: Sat, 02/20/2016 - 17:01

EUREKA - We would be remiss if we didn’t wish the City of Eureka a very happy birthday.

In 1874, 142 years ago Friday, Eureka was incorporated as an official city. And we don’t look a day over 125!

Eureka has come a long way since those early days. And with all the challenges we have in contemporary times, this wonderful Victorian seaport we call home is still a pretty special...

Post date: Sat, 02/20/2016 - 00:01