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EUREKA - You can now buy bus passes using your smart phone.

Humboldt Transit Authority worked with Bay Area developer Token Transit to create a unique app to buy and use bus passes.

Pictures of local landmarks serve as the tickets.

The photos change each day. Current time is displayed and a keyword scrolls across the screen to ensure a screen shot can't be mistaken for a...

Post date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 17:57

EUREKA – With recent arrest, and a flux in reoccurring arrest, the Humboldt County Correctional Facility is at max capacity, which leaves alternative options for inmates.

There are currently 422 inmates in the facility, exceeding the threshold of 417.

With overcrowding, classification officers determine where inmates reside with either adding extra bedding in the cells or open-...

Post date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 17:15

EUREKA – The 79thAnnual Redwood Region Logging Conference kicked-off today.

An exciting time, that includes local youth getting familiar with the logging industry, wildlife, and forestry.

This year’s theme is titled “Growing Forests, Families, and our Future.”

“Today is education day. We provide bussing funds for the schools to be able to send their...

Post date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 17:14

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Gang Resource Intelligence Team is trying to bring light to gang related issues in our community.

On Wednesday, the team, led by Sergeant Jason Benge and Corporal Mike Mendiburu, put together a special training for the staff of the Humboldt County Office of Education.

The class was dedicated to teaching why kids join gangs, what local street...

Post date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:55

A Humboldt County leader has been appointed a position in the state government.

Ryan Sundberg of McKinleyville, a 10-year-member of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, has been selected to serve the California Coastal Commission.

Prior to serving on the Board of Supervisors, Sundberg was a tribal council member of the Trinidad Rancheria for six years and an insurance agent...

Post date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:53

 

Deadline For Water Rights Holders Right Around The Corner

 

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Post date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 13:27

FERNBRIDGE - One of Humboldt’s most recognizable landmarks is getting a bit of a checkup after our recent big winter storms.

Fernbridge experienced quite a bit of high water from the swelling of the Eel River which caused some scouring and erosion of the bank around the bridge.

While Fernbridge is perfectly safe to drive on, unchecked scouring can lead to other issues down the...

Post date: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 23:23

EUREKA - A longtime employee with the Eureka Police Department is stepping down after twenty two years.

Mary Kirby has been with the department since 1996. Before working for EPD she was a temporary city hall employee for Three years in just about every department. Kirby served as executive assistant to five chiefs including Arnie Millsap, Dave Douglas, Murl Harpham, Garr Nielsen and...

Post date: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 22:14