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July 2014

Klamath River - The Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell and the Bureau of Reclamation has rejected tribal water concerns on the Klamath watershed.

Just a week after California officials reported over 300-salmon deaths on the Salmon and Klamath Rivers, Bureau of Reclamation officials say Secretary Jewell will continue to divert water to irrigation uses in the Central Valley. Tribal...

Willow Creek - A massive grow operation in Eastern Humboldt turns up thousands of marijuana plans and substantial ecological damage.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and US Forest Service officials along with three scientists responded to three areas near Brush mountain and Willow Creek in a two-day operation. Officials found over 3,000 growing plants, water diversions, 24 pounds of...

RIO DELL- Residents living in Rio Dell will not have to face fines for going over their daily allowance of water of 50 gallons a day per person.

The City Council was considering imposing fines, but have decided not to. Since the Stage 3 Emergency plan was enacted by the city, they've seen a 50 percent reduction in water usage.

The council said there was no need to impose the...

SCOTIA- For the third time, Hoby's Market in Scotia, was burglarized early Wednesday morning. No suspects have been arrested and the total loss to the business totals over 3,000 dollars.

The suspects have taken cigarettes, men's magazines, bottles of hard liquor and candy.

The suspects first broke into the store on June 13th, then a second time on Monday. All the burglaries have...

EUREKA- A group of local small business owners and non-profit representatives learned how to go digital Wednesday as part of a free workshop on improving marketing and communication.

The North Coast Small Business Development Center teamed up with the marketing company Constant Contact to put on the workshop. At the event, small businesses owners, those who are planning to begin their...

KNEELAND- A fire at Redwood House Ranch near Kneeland called out all forces Wednesday as CalFire took to the skies to fight the 5-acre blaze

Fire fighters from CalFire, Bridgeville, Kneeland and Fortuna fire departments responded to the vegetation fire shortly after 10 Wednesday. One helicopter and two air tankers were deployed, as well as four ground engines. Initial reports from...

EUREKA- If your teenager is sexually active and did not get the HPV vaccination, they are at risk. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), vaccination rates for the Human Papillomavirus, commonly referred to as HPV, continue to lag among teens and pre-teens. The CDC reports that last year only 57 percent of girls and 37 percent of boys ages 13 to 17 were vaccinated...

EUREKA- The Eureka City Schools Board of Trustees have announced their final approval for a $50 million bond measure to be put on the November ballot.

The process began last September, when Eureka City Schools officials found that more than 60 percent of voters in the district would be likely to vote “yes” for Measure S.  The measure would mean the average homeowner would have to pay an...

EUREKA- On Wednesday, for the first time since the new police chief stepped in, the Eureka Police Department released a quarterly crime report to the public.  This is part of the department’s initiative to become more transparent.

The report shows crime trends spanning from January of last year to the present.  The graph for property crime rates indicates a downward trend since January...

Caltrans officials say bicyclists using the Eureka-Arcata Highway 101 Safety Corridor are now safer, thanks to the completion of a recent paving project.

The project began last summer, and was completed about two weeks ago.  In 2011, Caltrans officials met with local bicyclist groups to discuss ways to improve biking safety.  Some of those ideas were implemented in the Eureka-Arcata...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday and Tuesday, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public to lock their vehicles and do not store valuables in vehicles. Deputies have recently experienced a rise in reported thefts from unlocked vehicles, county wide. Victims have left wallets, Compact Discs, stereo equipment and banks cards in unlocked vehicles...

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