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EUREKA- A panel of community members will begin consulting the Eureka Police Department this June.

The Chief’s Advisory Board will be a seven-member panel chosen by the chief of police, mayor and city manager.  The board will meet once a month concerning all aspects of the department, including the budget, training, policies, procedures and personnel investigations. The panel could...

SPRUCE POINT- A Eureka police officer made an arrest on the way to work on Wednesday night after spotting a reportedly stolen vehicle on the roadway.

The Jeep Cherokee was reportedly stolen out of Eureka on Tuesday.  Around 9:30 p.m., the officer pulled the vehicle over near the intersection of Humboldt Hill and South Broadway. The female driver and male passenger were ordered out of...

Ros Chapman is helping bring new life to abandoned dogs.  She is a volunteer at the Sequoia Humane Society.  Retired from retail, she is helping hard-to-place pets, especially those with a troubled past.  She volunteers by spending time with dogs, especially those which tend to be skittish near strangers.  Ros said she became a volunteer after losing two cats to old age.  Now she has found...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A local state of emergency has been declared by Humboldt County Sheriff, Mike Downey.

The recent storms that hit the North Coast February 6-8 have caused an estimated 5.4-million dollars in damages. That sum exceeds the county’s available funding for repairs. The proclamation will allow the county to apply for California Disaster Insurance funding. The most significant...

EUREKA- A man's body discovered near Eureka's Indian Island on Tuesday has been positively identified. The Humboldt County Coroner's Office is withholding his name until next to kin is notified. However, they do say the man is 57 years old.

The coroner was able to identify the man by running his finger prints through the sheriff's latent print system. With that they were able to find a...

FORTUNA- A project one and a half years in the making will come to a close next month, with the city of Fortuna becoming 73 acres larger.

The city recently completed it's pressure zone 3-5 project.  It combined two pressure zones by running an eight inch water main through the upper 9th Street area, creating better pressure and service ability for water customers. As part of that...

FORTUNA- One thousand marijuana plants, 50 pounds of processed marijuana and 14 grams of methamphetamine were discovered this morning inside an industrial complex in Fortuna.

The discovery is part of a two year investigation into commercial marijuana production within the city. Around 7:30 a.m. police served a search warrant on the 600 block of L Street. The grow operation spanned four...

FORTUNA- Updates are in the near future on Newburg Road, where traffic congestion could be putting school children at risk.

South Fortuna Elementary is plagued with traffic congestion problems, specifically in the morning and during afternoon dismissal. The school says the increased traffic and a sometimes confusing parking lot flow can be dangerous for pedestrians.

Two weeks ago...

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