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October 2013

SAMOA- Last Thursday the town of Manila voted against annexing with the town of Samoa. Officials said it has been an on-going topic out on the peninsula for years. In order for Samoa to move forward with housing development plans they need the creation of a Community Services District.
 
The plan to add around 400 new homes in Samoa has come to halt now, that is...
EUREKA- It has been around twenty years since Eureka Books in Old Town was last painted, and with help from the community, they have decided on a new look.
 
The building has been around since 1879 and the bookstore has been there for nearly two decades. The community was invited to help choose the new color scheme by voting online last month. Store manager Jen...

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing changes that will effect access to the King Range Conservation Area. The plan looks to limit access, establish an access fee and increase their campsite fee.

 

The King Range Business Plan, drafted by BLM, will limit access to the area to 60 visitors in the summer and 30 over the winter. The plan establishes a five dollar access fee and...

Arcata Fire Protection District expects to see an increase in 'warming fires' as the weather gets cooler. Arcata Fire responded to a report of a fire near Safeway last night and responded to a fire Oct. 23 in the community forest.

 

Assistant Chief, Justin McDonald, said these fires are easy to put out, but limit resources.

 

"The value to the community is that the...

The Yurok tribe is listening to public comment on two draft ordinances on controlled substances and the tribes Housing Authorities. The tribe is looking to adopt a new ordinance to regulate and create penalties for controlled substances, and update the status of the Housing Authority.

 

The ordinance will establish rules against the use, possession, distribution and production of...

Police find a sawed off shotgun on a wanted felon. Officers with the eureka police department were conducting a routine search at approximately 8:30 pm last night when they saw a male subject walking in the direction of 6th and “E” Street in Eureka. The man matched the description of 39-year-old Von Eric Keener, who had active warrants for parole violation, possession of a...

EUREKA- A fire breaks out at Esmeralda’s Tacos on Grotto Street in Eureka. A witness told us he heard a loud noise, ran out side and saw the flames. Immediately he grabbed a pot of water and attempted to put the blaze out. The incident took place around 9:45pm Tuesday night. Humboldt Bay Fire forced entry into the building and found nothing on fire, but did smell something similar to...

Protesters took to the streets Tuesday in Eureka… to speak out against police brutality. The demonstration was one of many across the nation as part of the 18th annual national day of protest to stop police brutality. Protesters holding signs… made their way down “I” street all the way to Harris. Drivers were forced to go around the protesters… as they were blocking the right hand...

EUREKA- On Monday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors authorized the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office to submit a grant application and proposal as allowed in Senate Bill 1022, on behalf of the County, to the Board of State and Community Corrections for the purpose of the building and operation of an adult criminal justice facility.
 
Sheriff Mike Downey said...

Arcata Police need help in identifying a person of interest in the case that resulted in two Humboldt State University students being stabbed after leaving a party following Homecoming. Arcata Police believe that the man in the photo may have critical information in the case.

 

Detectives in the case have had a hard time having witnesses come forward in the case.
 

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The City of Arcata is responding  to more clogged sewer lines and sewage spills from more items going down the drain that don't belong. Those items are floss, baby wipes, and products labeled as 'flushable' but do not break down enough.

 

"The only thing that should go down the drain is toilet paper," said Erik Lust, Wastewater Superintendent for the City of Arcata.

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There are new details about the circumstances surrounding a pipe bomb found in a central Eureka neighborhood.

 

Eureka Police tell News Channel 3 today they don’t have any witnesses or information on how the device got into the resident’s front yard. The bomb squad counter charged to disarm the potential explosive after it was found by the resident, and after closing down an...

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