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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Humboldt Offbeat: Grand Kinetic Championship

By land and by water, fanciful machines shall progress, over Memorial Day... View gallery »

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 12:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Historic Cinema at 75: San Francisco Meets Eureka

Historic Cinema at 75: San Francisco Meets Eureka

A Humboldt County favorite marks a big anniversary. Read »

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Feather Fans Flock to Spy Rare Bird

Feather Fans Flock to Spy Rare Bird

People head for Humboldt County for a chance to see a bunting. Read »

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 at 9:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Holidays in Humboldt County

The Holidays in Humboldt County

Lit-up Victorians and Ferndale's tall, tall Christmas tree are two seasonal treats Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 1:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

See the Unknown Coast by Bike

See the Unknown Coast by Bike

A Humboldt ride is scenic, challenging, and full of oceany vistas. Read »

Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 at 12:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Meet the Humboldt Honey, One Very Tall Maple

Meet the Humboldt Honey, One Very Tall Maple

The huge maple tree is believed to be the world's tallest. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mysterious Puppets in the Redwoods

Mysterious Puppets in the Redwoods

The Humboldt Made Fair presents a night of magic and story. Read »

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kinetic Grand Championship

Kinetic Grand Championship

Human-powered vehicles will flap, roll, and squiggle their way from Arcata to Ferndale. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.