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FORTUNA- Forty-eight million dollars worth of projects are in the making for The Friendly City.

On Monday city manager Regan Candelario spoke to the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce about several of those projects. On the list, a new police facility and improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant, including a “pre-disaster mitigation project” with FEMA. Also discussed, a major...

EUREKA- Reform is underway for local political campaign financing.

In a move to keep outside interest money from being used to fund local campaigns, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will direct staff Tuesday to draft an ordinance that limits campaign contributions to $3,000 per four year election cycle, or $750 per year. The supervisors say campaign finance reform is something...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A project that has been in the making for nearly five years took a step forward Monday, as Humboldt County leaders held a ribbon cutting for the McKay Community Forest.

The county recently bought the 1,000-acre piece of land near Redwood Acres from the Green Diamond Resource Company. It took several years to secure the $6.8 million needed from state and national...

EUREKA- The 29-year-old Lake County man accused of shooting and killing two in Fieldbrook has plead not guilty to all charges against him.

Jason Michael Arreaga faces two counts of homicide, including a special allegation of using a firearm with the intent to cause great bodily harm.

Arreaga is accused of shooting and killing Angel Tully and Harley Hammers Jr. According to the...

BLUE LAKE- A business is asking the City of Blue Lake to lift their ban on medical marijuana dispensaries so they can build a "virtual dispensary" within city limits.

Under the proposal, MFCM Group would base their business offices in town and only distribute marijuana there upon request. The group has told the city that most of the marijuana would be shipped out of Garberville

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WILLOW CREEK- Toxic blue green algae is no longer detected at Kimtu Beach in Willow creek.

The Department of Health and Human Services has lifted the health advisory that was put in place August 20th. New lab results show that the toxins are no longer showing up in the water and are not a threat to the general public.

The health advisory for the beach was first issued when flows...

EUREKA- The condition of locally owned roads and bridges in Humboldt County is considered “mediocre” by the North Coast Branch of the San Francisco Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  The organization made the announcement on Monday outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka.

In January, ASCE members and a team of almost 40 volunteers, including Humboldt County...

ARCATA- With the November Elections approaching, community members in Arcata recently had the chance to meet nearly the entire slate of republican state and federal candidates.

The event was held at the Baywood Golf and Country Club on Saturday and was organized by the Humboldt Republicans. North Coast residents were able to meet candidates and the nominees made speeches.  This was the...

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