Tag Archives: College of the Redwoods

Hemp – banned, but teachable?

Hemp – banned, but teachable?

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Planning Commission is advising prohibition of industrial hemp farming but there’s a notable exception – College of the Redwoods would be able to cultivate hemp for educational and research purposes. ​The viability of industrial hemp in the county’s unincorporated areas came under the commission’s deliberation at

Salmon farm going to college

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​​College of the Redwoods (CR) expects to begin offering aquaculture courses in the fall of 2022, which will prepare students for careers in what is likely to be Humboldt County’s newest economic linchpin. ​The Norway-based Nordic Aquafarms company is proceeding with permit applications for a large and complex

Indigenous Peoples’ Day sees Honor Tax appeal

Cooperation Humboldt EUREKA – Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that honors Native peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. It is celebrated across the United States on the second Monday in October, which falls on Monday, Oct. 12. Cooperation Humboldt encourages residents to mark Indigenous Peoples’ Day this year by participating in a voluntary

Art Show: Trouble Under the Big Trees

College of the Redwoods presents Trouble Under the Big Trees, a virtual exhibition of environmentally themed paintings by Northern California artist Linda MacDonald.  The painting above is titled Verde Juke. In conjunction with this online exhibition, a Zoom presentation and discussion of the artist’s work with CR Art Professor Cynthia Hooper will take place on

COVID strikes at CR with first student victim

The positive case was detected through proactive testing of residence hall students upon their arrival on campus. Humboldt County Public Health, working with college administration and staff, has determined the risk of exposure to other individuals on campus was low, meaning the risk to other students, staff and faculty was no greater than the risk for contracting the virus in the general public.

Humboldt Area Foundation invests $300,000 in North Coast Nursing Program

Humboldt State Press Release Humboldt State University’s RN-to-BSN Nursing program received another boost today — a $300,000 grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Endowment Fund of the Humboldt Area Foundation. Senator Mike McGuire, Humboldt State University (HSU) President Tom Jackson and College of the Redwoods (CR) President Keith Flamer and other officials were on hand as

Gun fired in C/R dorm, no one hurt

College of the Redwoods press release This afternoon campus public safety officers immediately responded to a possible gunshot heard in the College of the Redwoods dormitory.   An adult male resident was found in possession of a handgun along with evidence that the gun had recently discharged into the ground. The gun was secured and there

Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village welcomes new manager, gets hotel update

Eli Naffah of Crescent City is Trinidad’s new city manager. He was introduced to a large gathering of Trinidad residents by Mayor Steve Ladwig at last week’s Trinidad City Council meeting. Eli Naffah has a background in economic development from 13 years of working in La Mirada, Montebello, Huntington Beach and Antioch.  He also helped

St. Joe kickstarts HSU/CR nursing program with $2 million grant

  St. Joseph Health System press release St. Joseph Health Invests $2 Million in  North Coast Nursing Program Grant will kick-start the permanent endowment to support the Humboldt State University RN to BSN Program Humboldt County — Officials from St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County (SJH-HC), Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, and Senator Mike McGuire announced today that St.