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SAMOA- Humboldt County’s music and food festival scene is about to get a lot larger. Yesterday the Humboldt Bay Harbor District approved plans for a large-scale music festival at the Samoa Pulp Mill.

Organized by sustainable world solutions, the Abundance Festival will feature music from big name celebrities, dancing and natural foods. The organizers say they chose the pulp mill because...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- If you’ve been to the gas pumps lately, you might have noticed those numbers on the pump going up a little slower.

That’s because prices have dropped in the past week thanks to a winter-blend of gas. According to AAA, gas stations began using the cheaper blend this month as the summer driving season is ending.

The switch is now lowering prices at the pump across...

ARCATA-The Arcata City Council has appointed Karen Diemer, an 18-year veteran with the city, as the next City Manager.

Diemer is the current Deputy Director of Environmental Services and will begin December 1, until then, Interim City Manager Janet Luzzi will serve the city.

Diemer has 23 years of experience working in municipal governments. In Arcata, she has served as the...

Fire restrictions were lifted from Six Rivers National Forest early Friday morning at 12:01 a.m.. The restriction had been in effect for the past three months banning any campfires in the national forest.

The decision to lift the burn ban came after the week’s rainfall as well as cooler temperatures and higher humidity.

Forest visitors can now have campfires in designated areas,...

HOOPA- A 56 and 17-year-old from McKinleyville have been rescued after being stranded Thursday night near Hoopa while bear hunting.

According to rescuers the two were hunting with two inflatable rafts on the Klamath River in the Bluff Creek Resort Area.

While getting back to the north side of the river, with a bear on the raft, their paddles broke around 8 p.m. The two attempted...

Vendors set up for the Excalibur Medieval Tournament and Market Fair Friday. The twelfth annual event starts Saturday, September 27th and is held in the field next to the Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata.

At the event, you’ll learn Medieval history through events like jousting, ax throwing, an archery contest, fire jugglers, and a dancing horse show! The event is...

The Pine Hill Elementary School penny drive ran for less than 10 days, but raised more than $1,300. The drive aimed to raise money for Weed Elementary School that was damaged by the Boles fire.

Pine Elementary received donations from its own students, teachers, and parents, but the drive caught the attention of two other local schools. South Bay Elementary and Sunny Brae Middle School...

EUREKA- Eureka High School’s Auto Tech Program is thriving after being in danger of being shut down at one point.

At the end of the 2012/2013 school year, not enough students signed up for the Eureka High School Auto Tech program for the following semester, so the advanced part of the program was nearly shut down.  Over that summer, Eureka City Schools held a board meeting open to the...