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EUREKA- Humboldt County political candidates will now be limited to $1,500 dollars per individual donor in a first of it’s kind move by the Board of Supervisors.

The supervisors passed the campaign finance reform ordinance Tuesday in a 4-1 vote, moving to put a cap on political contributions per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance effects all political candidates throughout the...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors took a position of support today for a $7.5 billion state water bond measure.

Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would allow the state to sell general obligation bonds to fund water projects.

Here on the north coast, Proposition 1 would guarantee $26.5 million to regional water...

EUREKA - One bike. Five friends. Nearly 2000 miles.

“We're riding a four-person bike from Vancouver down to Mexico to raise money for lung-cancer research,” Hamilton Simon, one of the Tandem Team Tour team members, said.

On September 15, four bikers and their trusty van driver set out from Canada with a mission to bring awareness to what can be a deadly disease.

“There isn...

EUREKA - Flu season is right around the corner and health officials are recommending you get your flu shot now.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older be vaccinated.

Most pharmacies and primary care doctors are offering the shot. In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services is offering the vaccine by...

ARCATA- A second day of protests took place on the Humboldt State University campus Tuesday. Hundreds of students stood on the University Center Quad in solidarity, protesting against the firing of a faculty member.

At 11:11 am several students marched out of class and marched to the quad. There, students called for answers asking the administration to reveal the reason for the decision...

EUREKA- Forest officials say the fire shelter a Plumas National Forest Firefighter used on Monday likely prevented more serious injuries.  They say he likely deployed it because he was disoriented and lost track of where his escape route was.

"The shelter was certainly a component to providing some survivable space in an environment that was smoky and hot,”said Forest Fire Chief Mike...

ORICK- A U.S. Forest Service Firefighter was injured during a controlled burn east of Orick.

It happened just after 2:30 p.m. on monday near Bald Hills Road. Forest Service officials say during the controlled burn, spot fires ignited outside of the controlled zone. Forest service officials say a Plumas National Forest Firefighter was caught in between two of the spot fires and he...

EUREKA- The charge of attempted murder was dropped on Tuesday for the man accused of assaulting a U.S. Forest Service Officer back in March.

Sanchez’ defense attorney and the prosecutor agreed to waive Sanchez’ preliminary hearing, if the attempted murder charge was dropped. Sanchez’ defense also agreed to add special allegations of causing great bodily injury to two of Sanchez’ other...

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