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EUREKA - A group of locals passionate about glass art are hunting for marbles as a way to bring people together while recognizing artistry.

It’s called the Humboldt Magical Glass Adventure, and it’s already accrued almost 200 members on Facebook in just this past week.

Members of the group are both artists and collectors of glass sculptures, mostly centered on handmade marbles....

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:41

EUREKA - Pine Hill Elementary School is receiving national recognition for their accomplishments in the Success for All reading program.

The Success for All Foundation recognized Pine Hill for significant growth in their reading program in just their first year.

"We're really happy to be recognized by Success for All. It's been a program that's been around for 40 years, and to be...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:37

ARCATA – There are many ways to relay a message in the community, some protest, attend peaceful gatherings, and some even dance.

Today, V-Day Humboldt hosts the One Billion Rising Revolution ‘rise-up and dance’ event to end violence and injustice for women and young girls. Planned Parenthood and the Silent Witness Project of the Humboldt Domestic Violence Center were in attendance....

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:09

ARCATA – The Endangered Species Act of 1973 may be one of those environmental laws that could potentially be headed to the revised and threatened list.

“Wild animals need habitat, and how you protect the population of wild animals is by protecting their home,” says Co-Director & Founder of Bird Ally X, Monty Merrick.

A senate hearing was held to modernize The Endangered...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:08

KLAMATH- A California Highway Patrol officer was flown out of the area after he sustained major injuries in a traffic collision with a big rig.

 

At around 3 Thursday, the CHP said the officer’s patrol car was broad sided by a big rig truck on Highway 101 in Klamath. The jaws of life had to be used to free the male officer who was pinned inside his vehicle.

 

The...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:03

EUREKA - Following months of negotiations, City of Eureka and Redwood Coast Music Festivals have reached an agreement on facility rental fees.

The city has waived fees for the Adorni Center and Municipal Auditorium for the last two and a half decades and invested thousands of dollars in staff time.

The discussion of charging the festival first appeared on council’s agenda in...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:57

EUREKA - You've heard of the tooth fairy well how about the tooth bear-y? At the Humboldt County Library kids learned about dental hygiene with the help of stuffed animals.

Redwood Community Action Agency's TOOTH program teaches children and parents healthy dental habits.

As part of Children's Dental Health Month, kids had the chance to brush an alligator’s teeth and read books...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:54

EUREKA - In an effort to improve conditions for Eureka’s tenants, a local non-profit is proposing a registration and inspection program for the city’s nearly 5,000 rental properties.

Through door to door canvassing and questionnaires, members of the Westside Community Building Initiative found that chronic nuisance properties concerned residents.

Next Tuesday, the group will...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:48