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The Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka will host the seventh annual Archaeology Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free family-friendly event — held in conjunction with International Archaeology Day — is designed for people of all ages to learn about what archaeology is and how to excavate artifacts responsibly. “Archaeology is defined […]
Journalist and independent filmmaker Kevin McKiernan’s new film, “From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: A reporter’s journey,” will be shown Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Eureka Theater, 612 F St. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the screening starts at 7 p.m. Tickets for the documentary — inspired by a chance meeting several years back […]
Times-Standard columnist Tracey Barnes Priestley is hosting a one-day conference titled “Your Third Act: Live It with Confidence, Purpose and Joy.” The event — a fundraiser for Humboldt State University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute — takes place Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sequoia Conference Center, 901 Myrtle Ave. in Eureka. […]
A new exhibit at the Clarke Historical Museum looks at how North Coast residents reacted to, and dealt with, the nationwide ban on the manufacturing, transportation and sale of “intoxicating liquor,” also known as the National Prohibition Act. “Whiskey in the Wall: Law and Disorder in Prohibition Era: Humboldt County, 1920-1933” opened Saturday and will […]
Melody Walker left Humboldt County seven years ago to accelerate her music career. First, she landed in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2016, Walker relocated to Nashville, Tennessee. The singer returns to the local stage Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall on the Humboldt State University campus. She’ll be performing with […]
Friday History talk Ferndale: Local historian Jerry Rohde will give a presentation at Ferndale City Hall Friday at 7 p.m. as part of the Pierson Building Center history series. His talk will focus on stories the Indians told to scholars 100 years ago. He will discuss the tellers and their listeners and the tales that were told […]
When Jennifer Raymond started the Humboldt Spay/Neuter Network 17 years ago, she worked out of her home, providing discount vouchers for income-eligible individuals so they could get their pets spayed or neutered at local veterinary offices. In 2014, the nonprofit opened the Humboldt Spay and Neuter Clinic in an 800-square-foot building on Jacobs Avenue in […]
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