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NORTH COAST - It’s the first day of summer. That means camping and cookouts.

It also means hotter and drier weather, so the Bureau of Land Management implemented fire restrictions beginning today.

All campfires and barbecues are prohibited outside of designated areas in the Samoa Dunes and King Range National Conservation Area.

Lanterns and camp stoves are allowed outside...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 18:12

EUREKA - Eureka City School Board will discuss next year’s budget and the public is invited to weigh in.

The yearly budget review is a chance to ask questions and share thoughts on the district’s priorities.

The board will discuss a variety of budget-related items as well as the College and Career Access Pathways or CCAP partnership with College of the Redwoods. CCAP began this...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 18:06

FERNDALE - The community of Ferndale is in need of a health inspector.

Current health inspector Robin Smith has held the job for 30 years and is set to retire. City staff must hire a local replacement or utilize the county's inspection services. 

Both council and community members expressed a desire to keep the position local at last week's city council meeting.

Either...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:54

BLUE LAKE-The search continues for a missing Blue Lake man who has a warrant out for his arrest.

68-year-old Roy Alan Gibbs was last seen on May 30. He allegedly sexually abused a 9-year-old girl over the course of several years. Charges include eight counts of lewd acts, providing porn to a minor, sexual assault, and terrorist threats. Anyone who knows anything about his whereabouts...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:48

Caltrans has partnered with Waze to improve the reliability of road information for commuters.

The partnership will allow both parties to exchange information.

Waze has a variety of anonymous road info generated from their thousands of users, as well as real-time traffic information. Caltrans will provide Waze with construction project and road closure info that they have. This...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:41

The man wanted for attempted murder in Humboldt Hill has turned himself in.

On Thursday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to reported gun shots on the 2100 block of Chad Hill. Two victims said the suspects tried to force there way into the bedroom, because they had a personal issue with one of them.  One victim had minor injuries from assault, and the second victim had a...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:38

EUREKA - A local woman voiced her concerns Monday about the dust coming from behind the bay shore mall, but it turns out it is not in fact a health hazard.

Ava Arechavala owns Bounce-A-Palooza, and was wondering why her car was being covered in dust everyday, and, primarily, if it was in fact safe to breathe. The answer from the city, is yes.

"I get it, they do need to break it...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:12

RIO DELL - Rio Dell City Council is set to vote on their medical marijuana land use regulations Tuesday night.

They will continue their public hearing on whether or not to allow marijuana dispensaries or laboratories in the city.

City Manager Kyle Knopp said this will be the first opportunity for the council to vote up or down on the measure in its entirety.

He also said...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:56