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ARCATA- Humboldt State University and 15 regional partners have received a $5.9 million grant to conduct biomass research. It is one of the largest grants the university has received.

Humboldt State Forestry Department students and staff along with the Schatz Energy Research Lab, Green Diamond and other stakeholders will conduct the research. The study will look into turning leftover...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council will hold a public meeting on Thursday to discuss a proposed utility tax measure on the November ballot. The tax will show up as a four percent tax on residents PG&E bills.

City officials said it is needed to make up for lost revenue and can bring up to $40,000 into the city.

The meeting will take place at the Skinner Store also known as...

EUREKA- A three alarm fire closed down 4TH Street Wednesday afternoon in Eureka. Smoke and flames could be seen coming from the two-story structure in the 1000 block of 4th Street. 
 
Officials with the Humboldt Bay Fire Department told us the blaze started in the attic. No one was injured, and everyone inside the structure was evacuated. It took about seven crews...

SHELTER COVE- The man accused of shooting a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy in the chest in Shelter Cove has been arrested.  The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office took 55-year-old William Nelson into custody early Wednesday morning.

Just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, a sheriff’s deputy and a sergeant arrived at a home on Kelly Lane in Shelter Cove looking for William Nelson.

"We had...

EUREKA- At Tuesday night’s Eureka City Council meeting, the council showed their support for getting the 5 year extension of the Supplemental Transaction and Use Tax, previously known as Measure O, placed on the November ballot.

Eureka city officials say the increased sales tax provides about $4 million to the City of Eureka annually.  Under the measure, one half of one percent of a...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 3:30 a.m., 55 year old William Lloyd Nelson, was taken into custody at the Kelly Lane property. Nelson was arrested for attempted murder of a police officer and...

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Nelson around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in Shelter Cove. 
 
At 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy and a Sergeant arrived at a residence on Kelly Lane, Shelter Cove to serve a court order civil eviction. When deputies arrived at the residence the suspect and homeowner, who has been identified as...

We have more information on the shooting in Shelter Cove. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s office has identified the suspect accused of shooting a deputy in the chest as 55-year-old William Nelson. Authorities surrounded the suspects home taking every precaution during the search.

It all started just before 3 Tuesday afternoon, when two sheriff deputies served an eviction notice at a home...

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