• Ferndale Arts welcomes new member - 10/23/2014 04:17 PM PDT
    (Mary Bullwinkel — For the Beacon)
    Scotia residents soon to receive power from PG&E

    Switch from Greenleaf Power to occur on neighborhood by neighborhood basis
    10/16/2014 11:51 PM PDT
    Electricity to power the town of Scotia will soon be provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and for the first time in history, residents will write monthly utility bill checks to PG&E. 
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    Breast cancer support available in Eel River Valley
    10/16/2014 11:51 PM PDT - 17 women living in Fortuna and surrounding communities found support over the past year from the volunteers at the Eel River Valley Outreach site for the Breast and GYN Health Project. [Full Story]

    Business collaborative peers into Fortuna's future
    10/16/2014 11:51 PM PDT - More than 80 people attended the Fortuna business collaborative, held last week at the Fortuna River Lodge, a gathering designed to compile and promote a three to five year vision for the city of Fortuna. [Full Story]

    Hard cider tasting launches annual Apple Harvest Festival
    10/09/2014 12:08 AM PDT - A first time hard cider tasting event called Taste of the Harvest, helped kick off the annual Apple Harvest Festival in Fortuna on Friday. Hard apple cider is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented apple juice. [Full Story]

  • Feds revisit grain rules for brewers - 10/01/2014 04:08 PM PDT
  • Redwood Prep receives $20,000 grant - 09/11/2014 04:43 PM PDT
  • Caregivers, vision loss meetups to come - 08/27/2014 01:25 PM PDT
  • (Scott Takushi/AP)
    Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minneosta startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
    (Mark Von Holden/Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
    Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.