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MCCANN- Crews responded to a vegetation fire in McCann. 

The blaze erupted around noon Tuesday. The fire was 1/4th of an acre. CAL FIRE along with local agencies responded to the scene to help prevent it from spreading. PG&E also responded, after a power line was reported down.

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:39

EUREKA - A puppy rescued from the Palco Marsh has fully recovered from a severe case of mange and is up for adoption. 

Her name is Jaden and she’s approximately 9 months old. Jaden’s owners went to the hospital and she was left alone at the marsh. Jaden qualified for the Eureka Police Department’s Animal Control Fund which was established to help animals in need during the marsh...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:35

NORTH COAST- Major energy-saving improvements could be coming to the Humboldt Transit Authority facility. But first, a public hearing regarding the process will be held in Eureka.

The HTA Board of Directors will receive comments regarding the design-build contract while following state requirements. A grant of over $350,000 has already been secured. This would help install solar panels...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:35

ARCATA- The City of Arcata may be purchasing a new multi-thousand dollar dispatch system. 

It just has to be approved at Wednesday's City Council meeting. Purchasing the three-station system, as well as having it installed by Day Wireless, would amount to a total of over $140,000. During the meeting, a contract will also be awarded for preparing a construction plan for the Greenview ...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA - Eureka Police have worn body cameras for only a few months but the camera footage has already cleared up citizen complaints and helped the District Attorney’s Office file charges.  

Patrol officers, POP detectives, and criminal investigators with the Eureka Police Department have been equipped with HD body cameras since the end of April. 

"The officers have really bought...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:27

FORTUNA - They serve as firefighters, trail builders, and watershed restorers. Today, community members had a chance to learn more about the California Conservation Corps.

Members discussed the requirements and benefits of serving in the CCC. Corps members sign up for one to three year terms. They can earn scholarships from $2,000 to more than $10,000 for a university or trade school of...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:15

ARCATA - The college school year is off to a start, with move-in beginning around the country. Tuesday was the official move-in day for Humboldt State University.

Both parents and students got acquainted with the campus, received their keys and ID cards, and went through orientation.

HSU was expecting about 800 students Tuesday, and 2,100 over the course of this week and next....

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:53

ARCATA - The 2016-2017 school year is almost upon us, but some are studying a little early.

"I want to learn how to program computers and stuff like that. And maybe like make games or something," said 8th grader Nathan Witte. 

His peer, Kate Oberlander, wants to work for NASA.

Big dreams for some Arcata students, and some of them are getting a jump on brushing up on their...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:45