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ARCATA - A Memorial Day ceremony was held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Arcata.

Speakers from the American Legion Post 274 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2542, began with a special recognition to World War II veterans, most of whom are in their 90’s. Arcata’s Boy Scout Troop 9 placed small flags throughout the cemetery and recited Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. The crowd joined...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:29

NORTH COAST - The kinetic sculpture race chaos finally made its way to Ferndale and hundreds showed up to greet the racers as they rolled into town.

It’s final day of the Kinetic Grand Championship and after 42 miles of land, sand, mud and water, contestants were ready to cross the finish line.

“It was a cold wet night down at the camping last night but everybody's coming in very...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:27

EUREKA- With all of the memorial Day celebrations underway Monday, many community members hit Sequoia Park for some family time.

The grills were going, kids were playing on the playground, and a lot families were enjoying their day off. One family we talked with threw a surprise 80th birthday party. We also talked with a few people about what Memorial Day means to them.

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 18:29

EUREKA- Well across the North Coast, residents remembered those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and it was an emotional Monday morning here in Eureka.  More than 400 people attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Ocean view Cemetery. Monday was a day to honor those who have given their lives to protect our freedom.

"This is our opportunity to honor those who have fallen and given all...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 18:24

FERNDALE- Hundreds in Ferndale came together for the longest running continuous Memorial Day ceremony in the country.
While Veterans Day is held every year to honor all of the former and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Memorial Day is meant for remembering the Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen who died defending our freedoms.
Five of my friends went to Vietnam.  Two...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 18:20

EUREKA-The Jefferson Community Center is offering a free summer program to Eureka families on the west side of the City.  The program is designed to teach children the importance of healthy and sustainable living.

The second year of the Summer SEEDS program starts in less than three weeks.  During the 10-week session, kids ages 6 to 12 will learn how to plant produce like peas and...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 18:13

EUREKA- A new bus route could connect College of the Redwoods' Eureka campus and Fortuna. On Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will consider an agreement with the Humboldt Transit Authority adding a new Tish Non Village bus transit system.

The route would cost almost $172,000 with that money coming from the county's Local Transportation Fund. The new route would operate...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 17:43

CRESCENT CITY- Hundreds gathered in Del Norte County to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

The annual Memorial Day Recognition Ceremony was held at the Crescent City Cemetery Monday morning. There, the color guard played taps, a prayer was said for the fallen soldiers, the eternal flame was lit and a wreath placed at the foot of the flag in memory of those lost.


Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 17:43