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Ferndale - The Humboldt County Fair is right around the corner and authorities have announced the horse racing schedule.

The 2014 Humboldt County Fair will run August 14th through the 24th. New this year because of restrictions by the state board, racing will be limited to two consecutive Friday, Saturday and Sunday schedules; August 15-17th and August 22nd - 24...

Tulare County - A Central Valley packing company has issued a voluntary recall of some of its fresh fruit due to possible Listeria contamination.  The recall affects peaches, plums, pluots and nectarines sold at a number of California grocery chains including Costco, Raley's and Trader Joes.  Although no illnesses have been reported, the company issued a recall of fruit packaged and shipped...

McKinleyville - Humboldt County’s 5th District Supervisor, Ryan Sundberg has appointed an new planning commission member. Ben Shepherd of McKinleyville was selected by Sundberg and he’ll replace Steve Paine who was temporarily appointed to the position after it was vacated by Susan Masten last June.

Sundberg said, ” McKinleyville is our largest unincorporated community and...

EUREKA- The man accused of fatally shooting an Alderpoint resident last Friday was in court today.

Matthew brown of San Bernardino County is accused of killing 49 year-old Neil Decker with a shotgun in the rancho sequoia area of Alderpoint. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the two had gotten into a verbal argument over personal property. That argument resulted in brown...

ARCATA- Joyce Plath welcomes strangers into her home each night.

“I’ve owned it since 1979. It was my family house for a very long time,” Plath said.

Last year Plath and a group of friends turned the 100-year-old Arcata house into Humboldt County’s first ever eco-hostel.

“An eco-hostel, or a guest house, is basically a place for people to stay but it uses environmentally...

TRINIDAD- Construction has started on a multi-million dollar storm water project in Trinidad.
 
Part of Trinity Street is closed off to motorists as crews work to install a large pipe 16 feet below the ground. The purpose of the project is to reduce storm water run off into the Trinidad Bay. Part of the project is funded through a $2.5 million state grant. ...

EUREKA- The Humboldt Photography Exhibition is back again this year featuring photography from residents across Humboldt County.

This is the exhibition’s fifth year in Eureka. It is the largest photography exhibit in the county with nearly 150 photographs on display. The Redwood Art Association and the Redwood Camera Club put on the photography show.

Residents of all ages and...

From the Humboldt County Convention & Visitors Bureau: 
 
SACRAMENTO, CA – The official Humboldt County display received a gold medal at the 2014 California State Fair, currently underway in Sacramento, the second year in a row it has earned such honors in the popular counties exhibition.
 
The booth, put together by the...

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