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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 |

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