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FORTUNA- River flooding was a big concern this week with a major winter storm moving across the north coast almost 50 years after the 1964 Flood in Humboldt County. In honor of the holiday season and the anniversary of the flood, the Fortuna Depot Museum is taking a look back.

“It's just so tremendously important to the history of this area,” Fortuna Depot Museum Curator Alex Service...

It’s forecasted to be a record holiday shipping season. USPS has temporarily expanded delivery to seven days a week to handle an anticipated 12% increase in packages shipped from last year. And Fed Ex is expecting more than 290 million shipments between black Friday and Christmas Eve.

“It seems like every day we get more and more freight which is kind of inspiring to see that people...

BROOKINGS - Property tax payers will be paying less to the city thanks to the pay-off of a bond. A General Obligation Bond, issued years ago for sewer system improvements, has officially been paid off. The previous tax rate was set to generate revenue for the voter-approved bond. The rate has been in decline for several years and has now hit zero. The city made the final payment this month....

BAYSIDE - An Arcata resident was sent to the hospital just before one Friday afternoon after a two car collision.

The crash occurred at the Indianola Cutoff on the northbound side of Highway 101 in the safety corridor. One vehicle was traveling northbound on 101 and collided with another vehicle traveling southbound, attempting a left hand turn at the cutoff. CHP says each vehicle had...

FORTUNA- More than 100 second, third and fourth graders from Fortuna and Loleta went holiday shopping for their families, while spending time with the ones who keep us safe. 

Children participating in “Shop With a Hero” at Ace Hardware in Fortuna on Thursday night got to buy presents for their families, thanks to the Fortuna Rotary Club, the Fortuna Sunrise Rotary Club, the McLean...

EUREKA- Two Eureka High School students are working to make the holidays brighter for some local children.

Aicelynd Massay and Emily Vancura-Green, both freshmen, came up with the Stuffing Stockings Project as a community service assignment for their Eureka Academy for Service Using Technology (EAST) class. They are taking gift donations until December 16th. The Marshall...

EUREKA- Friday is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day.  At the Humboldt Senior Resource Center in Eureka, people celebrated by wearing their most festive holiday sweaters.

It was the first ever Sweater Party at the center, where seniors celebrated the holiday by wearing their sweaters and enjoying lunch, cookies and cake.  The Soulful Sidekicks played Christmas songs and other tunes....

Happy birthday to a California tradition – recycling cans.  The practice has changed our lives and brightened our landscape.  So it’s comforting to know that kids know all about the significance of something so earth-saving, recycling.

Fifty years ago this year, California began recycling aluminum cans and bottles--  an attempt to ease the burden on our landfills and preserve our land...

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