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Past articles by Heather:

Trees please

“Keep Eureka Beautiful volunteers have planted over 1,200 street trees in the past 16 years. Trees are free and KEB volunteers will do the planting,” said Keep Eureka Beautiful board member Michele… → Read More

Throwback Thursday | Roy Hadley to manage Lumberjacks baseball in 1923

“Many Eurekans will remember Professor McKay as the man who in 1895 organized the Eureka High School and became its first principal,” the Humboldt Standard said. → Read More

Lifestyle briefs | Museum hosts Family Arts Day on Saturday

The Redwood Region Audubon Society will present a program titled “Earbirding in Humboldt County: Recording, Editing, and Learning Birdsongs” with Robert Childs on Wednesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m.… → Read More

Lifestyle briefs | Pizza event raises money for Alzheimer’s fundraising walk

The American Legion, Arcata Post 274, will hold a special event, “Entrées & Espionage Murder Mystery Dinner,” on April 29. → Read More

NAMI Humboldt donates funds to library

“It’s always wonderful to work in collaboration with organizations like NAMI, particularly when the focus is on helping members of our community. Mental health is such an important issue thes… → Read More

An artistic gift

Painting landscapes, Lester said, is her “gift back to favorite places, and an opportunity for me to relive the memories and visuals experienced in those landscapes.” → Read More

Tiptons take the stage

The Arcata Playhouse performance will showcase a wide array of music, including pieces from the quartet’s 14th release, “Wabi Sabi,” featuring 11 new compositions for saxophone, voice and drums.… → Read More

‘Dixieland Sunday” service celebrates Mardi Gras

“The lyrics for ‘What a Friend’ are from the traditional hymn ‘What a Friend We Have In Jesus,’ but the music is all new. It sounds very much like what you would hear on the street in New Orleans, … → Read More

Throwback Thursday | California governor visits Eureka in 1923

The March 1, 1923 Humboldt Standard reported that the county needed two teachers to fill positions at Bald Mountain School and at Honeydew School. The Honeydew teaching job paid $150 a month, as di… → Read More

Lifestyle briefs | Moose Lodge holds Monday night dances

A “meet and greet” for Life Plan Humboldt is set for March 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge, 129 Second St. in Eureka. → Read More

‘Beyond grateful’

“An anonymous benefactor has promised to match up to $10,000 in donations received by the Clarke Historical Museum by Wednesday, March 15th,” said Clarke Historical Museum Executive Director Josh B… → Read More

Images take flight

The couple’s photographs have appeared in Audubon, Nature Conservancy and National Wildlife publications and in local guidebooks. → Read More

Creative connections

“The egg is an international symbol of birth and new life holding hope as lives are being devastated by war. To me, they symbolize rebirth.” → Read More

Letters of love

The Sequoia Humane Society in Eureka is sending out “puppy grams” throughout February. → Read More

Lifestyle briefs | Dance held Mondays at Moose Lodge

Dances with live bands are held Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Road, Eureka. Admission is $9. → Read More

Plenty of ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Stop by the Clarke Historical Museum at 240 E St. in Eureka to check out its new display in the Emmerson Room, which showcases various undergarments that Victorian women used to create their hourgl… → Read More

Lovey looks for love

“Lovey has now blossomed into a very laid back, affectionate kitty. A few of his favorite activities are being brushed, sunbathing and chowing down tuna.” → Read More

‘Never After Happily’

The show kicks off on Valentine’s Day (Tuesday) with a pre-opening fundraising performance for the Community Access Project for Eureka (CAPE). → Read More

Cal Poly Humboldt to celebrate authors

Cal Poly Humboldt will hold the ninth annual “Authors Celebration” Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Cal Poly Humboldt Authors Hall on the second floor of the school’s library. The event will celebra… → Read More

Throwback Thursday | Robbers steal pork, lard from butcher shop

“He had resided in this town for the past 35 years and was well known as a veterinary surgeon in the Eel River Valley,” the newspaper said. → Read More