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FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will have a chance to weigh in on a proposed water contingency plan at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

City officials say they drafted the plan to better define water use limitations for residents, after the State Water Resources Control Board imposed mandatory regulations on water use in California. Council members aim to clarify those regulations with their...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Students in the McKinleyville Union School District will return to school on Tuesday, but some, will be attending new schools.

The school district has just undergone a reconfiguration that puts kindergarten through 2nd graders at Dows Prairie Elementary and 3rd through 5th graders at Morris Elementary. Under the new split, both elementary schools will offer the language...

SAMOA- A North Coast community showed their support for their local fire station as community members gathered in Fairhaven for a barbeque fundraiser on Labor Day.

The barbeque was held at the home of Jack Birdwell, who is a Fairhaven resident and Samoa Peninsula Volunteer Fire District Board Member.  Birdwell has been having Labor Day barbeques on his property for the last 10 years. ...

ARCATA- Hundreds gathered in Arcata on Monday for the annual I Block Party, where proceeds go to improving the quality of life for people in a Central American town. 

"It's easy to help them by coming to an event like this and have a good time.  I think it's sometimes easy to sort of forget all the luxuries we have here and when you go to Camoapa and realize people don't even have water...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Summer Avoid the 8 DUI Crackdown has been in full force this Labor Day Weekend, with extra enforcement lasting until Monday night.

The National Anti DUI Campaign started in mid August.  Extra DUI saturation patrols are being conducted by eight law enforcement agencies in Humboldt County through midnight on Monday.  Since August 15th, 60 people...

ARCATA- Power was out to over 200 PG&E customers at 7 a.m. in Arcata Monday Morning.

The outage occurred in the same place as last week, near G and 6h street. Crews found damage equipment at the top of a power pole and were able to fully restore power just before nine.

NORTH COAST- A wind driven fire ignites in the Arcata Marsh, a helicopter helps to battle the blaze. And, Arcata Fire Protection District investigates an arson fire at an un-permitted  marijuana dispensary. Plus, details about AB 2609, and how it's impacting homebrewing.

The following is from the Arcata Fire Protection District:

At approximately 1:54 P.M. this afternoon Arcata Fire Protection District was dispatched to a brush fire at the marsh between I Street and South G Street. Upon arrival the first engine reported a 50 foot by 50 foot spot fire that rapidly spread to approximately one acre within ten minutes.

“This was a fast moving, wind...

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