Humboldt Man Recipient of Statewide Larry Peabody Award

Humboldt County Sheriff press release: Humboldt County Sheriff Michael Downey is proud to announce that Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue ( S.A.R.)Volunteer John Hokman is being awarded the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Larry Peabody award. Each year, this prestigious statewide award is presented to an individual S.A.R. volunteer or team that performs their SAR duties with

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Glean Gardens or Get Rid of Your Extra Produce to Help the Hungry

Apples being gleaned by Food for People from a Willow Creek property last fall. [Photo from Food for People’s Facebook page.] Food for People Press Release: Spring has already blossomed into summer, and Food for People, the Food Bank for Humboldt County, is looking forward to another bountiful growing season of working with local farmers and gardeners through their Gleaning

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Humboldt Wins Gold at State Fair

Humboldt County’s products shown in gold medal winning display at the State Fair. [Photo provided by the HCCVB.] Humboldt County Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Release: 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

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SoHum Students Get Awards at the County Science Fair

Jonathan Archibold, an 8th grader at Salmon Creek Community School near Miranda stands with Mason Cabral and Drake Savage also of Whitethorn Elementary. All three Southern Humboldt students were honored at the Humboldt County Science Fair this month. The Humboldt County Science Fair took place this last week at HSU. Young people from around the county participated. Five students from

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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

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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

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