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ARCATA -- A Humboldt State student is among 10 nationwide who are recipients of the “It’s on Us: White House Champions of Change” award.

It recognizes outstanding student leaders in the movement to end sexual violence and stalking in colleges.

Celene Lopez, a junior at HSU, was selected. Her involvement began after she attended a “take back the night” campus event. Learning about...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:47

 

REDWAY –- The community enjoyed a spring-time garden party Tuesday at an outreach event organized by the county health department and U.C. Cooperative extension.

Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services and U.C. Cooperative Extension invited southern Humboldt County residents to the First Baptist Church of Redway for tips on how to eat and live healthy.

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Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:46

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-It's National Library Week, a time to honor those who do service to the libraries in their community.

The nationwide observance is sponsored by the National Library Association and its celebrated in both public, academic, special, and school related libraries. We checked out the Humboldt County Library which was established over 100 years ago, in 1914. They have a lot of...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:45

CRESCENT CITY -- Officials continue their search for an escaped inmate who walked away from a conservation camp and was last seen in crescent city.

Nineteen-year-old Darius Louis was last seen around 9 p.m. during a routine head count. A minimum-security inmate from the California Correctional Center, he simply walked away from the Alder Conservation Camp.

Louis was serving time...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:43

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-After 5 days of searching for a missing man near Hoopa, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has suspended the search.

 

22-year-old Paul Michael Martin went swimming Wednesday afternoon in the Trinity River with a friend and family member. However, the swift current brought them unexpectedly downstream. Two of the men were able to swim out of the river, but...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:42

MIRANDA- Caltrans will conduct a public meeting in Miranda regarding a proposed project for improving the bridges along SR 254 in Humboldt.

Caltrans wants to improve safety on these bridges by placing new crash cushions and guardrails. The proposal also includes re-paving the highway at the bridge approaches. The meeting starts at 6 p.m at the South Fork High School gym.

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:40

CRESCENT CITY- Officials continue their search for an escaped inmate who walked away from a conservation camp and was last seen in Crescent City.

19-year-old Darius Louis was last seen around 9 pm Monday night, during a routine count. A minimum security inmate from the California Correctional Center, he simply walked away from the Alder Conservation Camp. Louis was serving time for...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:36

GARBERVILLE- More funding has been secured to allow the move forward with plans to rehabilitate the runway at the Garberville Airport.

With such a federally approved project, the Humboldt County Aviation Division is required to provide a 10-percent funding match. The division therefore applied for a state grant that would pay 5-percent. Their effort was successful, and more than 8-...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:16