When and if summer sun arrives, here are tips for finding the sunscreen sweet spot

EUREKA – Summer is almost here, and with the long, cold winter we’ve experienced on the North Coast, people are ready to head to the ocean, rivers, and lakes in Humboldt County and beyond seeking the warmth of the sun. Stores are stocked with sunscreens of all shapes and sizes. Sprays, lotions, and creams — there has never been more […]

Oyster Festival volunteering has rewards

ARCATA — Arcata Main Street needs your help to bring the Arcata Bay Oyster Festival back to the Arcata Plaza on Saturday, June 10! Humboldt’s favorite festival needs you to help make the magic happen! Arcata Main Street is looking for volunteers to help in a variety of positions on the day of the festival. In addition to working with […]

Planco finalizes recommendations on health, design


ARCATA – The Planning Commission last week considered Health and Design elements of the General Plan, generally adopting language as well as zoning changes that expedite housing creation. Health Element New to the General Plan is the Health Element, described by Community Development Specialist Gillen Martin. Drafted with assistance from outside health policy consultants, the plan was then informed by […]

‘Brace + Bolt’ earthquake grants now available

HUMBOLDT – Eligible Humboldt County homeowners in areas impacted by the Dec. 20, 2022 earthquake can now apply for grants of up to $3,000 to safeguard their homes against future earthquake damage. Funding is available through Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB), a program administered by the California Residential Mitigation Program (CRMP) which is a joint powers agreement between the California […]

Frequently Asked Questions on the pending MRCH sale

1. Why did Mad River choose to evaluate partnership options? Healthcare is facing difficult times and stand-alone hospitals are vulnerable and challenged to continue in the current environment. The impact of the pandemic has exacerbated the already difficult operating environment, notably reductions in reimbursements and increased costs. This is particularly the case for small, rural hospitals like Mad River. To […]

Unafraid and unreleaseable: Bear cubs Oak and Tule take up residence at zoo

EUREKA – In partnership with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC), the Sequoia Park Zoo is excited to announce that two non-releasable bear cubs, currently known as “Oak” and “Tule,” have officially moved into the Zoo’s new Bear and Coyote habitat. The cubs will not be visible to guests – but might […]

Free bus rides on A&MRTS in June are free, free, free! (Did we mention they’re free?)

ARCATA – The City of Arcata Transportation Division is excited to announce that the Arcata and Mad River Transit System (A&MRTS) is offering free bus rides during the month of June. The City encourages Arcata residents and visitors to take the bus to run errands and to explore Arcata’s neighborhoods, businesses, parks and recreational spaces. The goal of this program […]

Hazard trees close BLM campgrounds

ARCATA — The Bureau of Land Management has closed the Wailaki and Nadelos campgrounds in the King Range National Conservation Area due to hazards from dead or dying trees that could fall. A reopening date has not been determined. The closure affects 13 campsites at Wailaki and eight sites at Nadelos. The nearby Tolkan Campground, offering nine campsites, remains open. […]

Cannabis can-do with CAN

HUMBOLDT – The Cooperative Agriculture Network, a worker-owned cooperative that supports cooperative business development among small-scale craft cannabis farmers in the Emerald Triangle is now hosting their no-cost CAN Accelerator program twice a month on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Crisp Lounge in Eureka. Farmers, distributors and retailers who are interested in building a cooperative economy as a way […]

McKMAC to discuss lighting standards

MCKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will discuss lighting standards for the McKinleyville Town Center at its meeting today, May 24 starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person at McKinleyville Middle School Azalea Conference Center, 2275 Central Ave. in McKinleyville. The conference center is located in a portable building and the rear of the campus. […]

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