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FORTUNA- One local school counselor is being honored for her hard work and dedication. Kay Chapman, the District Counselor for Fortuna Elementary School District was awarded the H.B. McDaniel Hall of Fame Award from Stanford University over the weekend.

Only four awards were given out and Mrs. Chapman was the only counselor on the North Coast to receive the award for her exceptional...


EUREKA- Humboldt County Residents received some clarification Tuesday morning on an ordinance that went before the board of supervisors, requiring permits for commercial film projects.

The Humboldt Del Norte Film Commission proposed the ordinance. The county currently is not in compliance with the Uniform Film Permit Act, a 1989 state law that requires all cities and counties to have in...


FORTUNA- For the second time in agency history two Fortuna Police officers are being recognized for their quick actions to save a life.

Sergeant Aaron Starcher and Officer Ryan Richardson received the lifesaving award Monday night at the Fortuna City Council meeting.

The two men saved a 22 year old unresponsive woman on march 6 by performing nearly five minutes of CPR and using...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is implementing Project NOW in West Eureka with the goal of increasing community participation and reducing property crimes in the neighborhood.

EPD Captain Brian Stephens created Project Now after finding that property crimes between A Street and H Street and 7TH Street and 14TH  Street increased over the last year.  The new...


RIO DELL- A well site rehabilitation project was up for discussion Tuesday night at the Rio Dell City Council meeting.

The city is investigating and currently rehabilitating two wells that have not been used in the area for nearly a decade. Now, the city is doing testing to find if the wells can be used as an emergency source of water. It will cost around 50,000 dollars and includes the...

EUREKA- The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District has narrowed down its list of candidates for the next General Manager.

Carol Rische has held the position for the last 19 years and recently announced she will retire this July. Now, the Board of Directors has narrowed down its list of applicants from 17 to four, and are conducting interviews this week.  The Board recruited online,...

EUREKA - Lafayette Elementary is a little safer this week with a new crossing guard program in effect.

Lafayette is the first school in the county to have crossing guards from a Humboldt County “safe routes to school” pilot program. Due to Lafayette’s location, increased safety concerns for pedestrians going to and from the school, became a top priority. An active transportation grant...

ARCATA - A man was taken into custody early Tuesday morning on charges of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Possession of a Billy Club. 

Around 1:00 am, officers responded to a fight in the alley behind a building on the 700 block of 9th Street. There they found 24-year-old Daniel Epperson of Arcata, unconscious on the ground. According to those involved, Epperson allegedly...