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KLAMATH - A Fisheries Biology Graduate Student at Humboldt State University was recently awarded with an environmental fellowship to conduct research on a tribal trust fish species in the Klamath River.

Yurok Tribal Member Keith Parker says some of his first childhood memories are rowing a boat, running gill nets and fishing with his grandfather on the Klamath River. Those experiences...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 18:49

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Tick season has arrived, and DHHS wants to remind the community to take caution.

Ticks are tiny, spider-like bugs that feed on blood. Some, like the western black-legged tick, may transmit diseases such as Lyme, and has been found locally. They attach themselves to skin on humans and animals. Many people are exposed to ticks when they are outdoors. According to the CDC...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:31

ARCATA- Bayside Park Farm is offering an internship with a healthy incentive.

Unlike a lot internships just for college students, this one is for everyone. During the internship you will get to do planting and harvesting. If you work two shifts a week, you can get veggies and veggie starts. Each shift is three hours. There is still time to join the summer session that runs until August...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:23
EUREKA - An elderly couple is injured after a fire breaks out in their Eureka home.

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:23

ARCATA - A fish kill on the mad river, but wildlife officials say there's no cause for alarm.

Large numbers of dead pacific sardines are accumulating along the mad river. Department of Fish And Wildlife was first alerted to the fish kill by one of their own employees on Monday.

That sparked an investigation to determine the cause.

Pacific Sardines don't usually inhabit the...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:21

EUREKA - An esteemed composer commissioned by the Eureka Symphony for a new work is now a McKnight distinguished artist award winner.

Libby Larsen, Grammy award winner and the first female composer to be in residence with a major orchestra, can now add ‘McKnight fellow’ to her resumé.

The prolific composer will be writing a work for the Eureka Symphony’s silver anniversary season...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:27

EUREKA - Piccolo Petes and 49-ers are the biggest sellers for one firework stand in Humboldt County.

The Redwood Christian Center has a stand on Harris street, located near the Eureka Mall. The pastor and his wife have been selling fireworks for the last 35 years. The proceeds go to benefit their church’s summer camp programs for children and adults.

In addition they also make...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:21

EUREKA - After about a month of construction, Eureka added its third parklet to its streets Friday.

A Taste of Bim is the latest host to one of the new green spaces that widens the sidewalk and creates an outdoor seating area for the restaurant.

The aim of the parklet is to complement the streets of old town, making them more mutli-modal for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:16