A Kidney for Valentine’s Day

In 2012, Shannon Robinson donated one of her kidneys to Travis Chagolla just after this photo was taken. (Image provided by Chagolla’s mother.) Two years ago, Shannon Robinson of Southern Humboldt gave her kidney to a stranger right after Valentine’s Day. The recipient was Travis Chagolla (age 15) of Myers Flat. Chagolla was born with defective kidneys. By age 5

Read more

The Eagles Are Back!

Last year, locals and worldwide fans eagerly followed the Humboldt Bay Eagle Cam.  And, guess what? The eagles have returned today! According to Sandra Hunt-VonArb, a senior biologist with Pacific Northwestern Biological, who has volunteered to monitor this nesting pair since 2006, the eagle pictured above in a screen grab taken from the Humboldt Bay webcam is the female from

Read more

South Fork Student Attending Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC

Press Release: Jorin Eddy, a sophomore at South Fork High School of Miranda,CA has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC on February 14-16, 2014.  The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of this event is to honor,

Read more

Flavors of Humboldt to Be Virtually Tasted Nationwide: Local Family Bakery Featured on Guy Fieri’s Cooking Show

Guy Fieri and the Pichulo family gathered in Humboldt Sweets. (All photos provided by Humboldt Sweets.)  Last November, Guy Fieri, cooking superstar and Humboldt native whisked through the area filming local eateries for his food show. Consequently, Humboldt Sweets and Hotel Ivanhoe in Ferndale and Clendenen’s Cider Works in Fortuna all appear on tonight’s episode of Diners, Driveins, and Dives

Read more

Local Guy in Swiffer Commercial

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuQ_jbyQc7I?list=PLN5oyufE0AVtEmaS4IkO_fkajK–n3r6L] Zack Rukavina, who graduated from South Fork High School in 2003 and earlier attended Freshwater schools, has been pursuing an acting career. Here he is on a new Swiffer commercial. Rukavina, who lost his arm to cancer, appeared as a veteran in an episode of Switched at Birth. He has also appeared on Damages, Parenthood, Client List and others. He even

Read more
1 19 20 21 22 23