In Other News

Fortuna mural in progress

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

Bear River Donates to Solid Ground foster youth Housing project

Humboldt County foster youth who have turned 18 will now have a special housing opportunity in Eureka, thanks to the Solid Ground campaign, which recently received a sizeable donation from Bear River Casino and Hotel. The Redwood Community Actio...

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Entertainment

    US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

    NEW YORK (AP) How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway?The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S. women's gymnastics team Simone Biles, Aly...

    By Mark Kennedy, AP Drama Writer|

  • News

    Today in History

    Today in HistoryToday is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 237th day of 2016. There are 129 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Aug. 24, A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:1. CLINTON FOUNDATION DONORS GOT FACE TIME WITH HER AT STATEMore than half the people from outside government who met with Hillary Clinton...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Minnesota man charged in 5-year-old girl's abduction, death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A 25-year-old man who was considered a family friend was charged Tuesday with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing a 5-year-old girl from central Minnesota leaving her body submerged in a swamp and covered with...

    By Amy Forliti, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    'Amazing Race' contestant loses Oklahoma Senate runoff

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A former Ada mayor and current city councilman has defeated a cowboy turned reality show contestant for the Republican nomination in a race for an open Oklahoma state Senate seat.Business owner Greg McCortney defeated "The...

    |

  • Business

    AP NewsBreak: Feds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins

    HONOLULU (AP) Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State's most popular tourist activities and the industry that has sprung up around it.The National Marine...

    By Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press|

  • News

    Boy with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football."I feel happy about my new hands, and I don't feel different. I like...

    By Dake Kang, Associated Press|

  • News

    Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced a non-travel-related case of Zika in the Tampa Bay region.It's the first in the state outside the Miami area, but Scott said there wasn't enough evidence to date to declare...

    By Tamara Lush, Associated Press|

  • News

    Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) In North Carolina, where state troopers are trained in dealing with the hearing impaired, investigators are still trying to unravel how a traffic stop turned fatal for a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses.The...

    By Jeffrey Collins And Martha Waggoner, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Latest: Artist says 'justice prevailed' in painting trial

    CHICAGO (AP) The Latest on an art dispute that landed in federal court in Chicago (all times local):9:35 p.m.A celebrated artist who won an unusual civil trial in Chicago is welcoming the judge's decision that he was right when he insisted he...

    |

Humboldt Beacon: BLOGS