In Other News

2015 Silver Spurs barbecue fundraiser scheduled

By Mary Bullwinkel |

Library storytellers help bring books to life

Local community volunteers tell stories to children at the Fortuna branch of the Humboldt County Library, three days every week. Fortuna resident Cynthia Cooke has been reading to local children for over 20 years. She reads during the Grandparen...

By Mary Bullwinkel |


  • Entertainment

    Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

    LAS VEGAS (AP) For anyone wondering what to expect from Mariah Carey's upcoming series of Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace beyond her 18 number one hit singles, her grand entrance on Monday provided a hint of what's to come."No matter what,...

    By Kimberly Pierceall, Associated Press|

  • News

    The Latest on Nepal Quake: Choppers ferry injured to Gorkha

    2.15 p.m. (0830 GMT)At Dubai International Airport, workers loaded crates packed with relief aid into a Boeing 747 destined for Nepal, just over a four-hour flight away.The Gulf commercial hub is home to a sprawling logistical and warehouse...

    The Associated Press|

  • News

    Texas asking appeals court to uphold voter photo ID law

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on a Texas voter identification law condemned by the Justice Department as a means of suppressing minority voting.Texas officials are appealing a federal judge's ruling that the...

    By Kevin Mcgill, Associated Press|

  • News

    Bad weather hampers search for missing boaters in Alabama

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) The same thing that turned an annual sailboat race into a disaster on Alabama's Mobile Bay is now hampering the search for four missing boaters: bad weather.The U.S. Coast Guard said it searched more than 3,000 square...

    By Melissa Nelson-gabriel And Jay Reeves, Associated Press|

  • News

    Popular zoo elephants likely to get harder to see in future

    SEATTLE (AP) Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to play with balls and snack on carrots and apples.The elephants would sometimes exhibit other...

    By Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press|

  • News

    New things we learned about Colorado theater shooting

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) Opening arguments in the Colorado theater shooting trial revealed a torrent of new details about James Holmes and the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70. The judge had ordered attorneys not to talk about many...

    By Dan Elliott, Associated Press|

  • News

    News guide: Day 2 of the theater shooting trial in Colorado

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) Testimony starts Tuesday, the second day of the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at where things stand:___LONG-AWAITED ANSWERS:In the trial's first hours, Monday prosecutors and...

    Associated Press|

  • News

    Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

    BALTIMORE (AP) National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the...

    By Tom Foreman Jr. And Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Entrepreneurs hatch hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs

    MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter."When I answer the phone and I say, 'Rent The Chicken, this is Jenn,' they giggle and say, 'I would like to rent the chicken.' And then they giggle...

    By Kathy Matheson, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Corinthian Colleges students to meet for help after shutdown

    INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) Students who attended the now-closed Corinthian Colleges will meet with state officials for help getting reimbursed for tuition and obtaining transcripts.The Santa Ana, California-based company closed all of its remaining...


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