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EUREKA - “This whole week is ‘Red Ribbon Week' and Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign that is the largest public awareness, nationally, crime prevention, and drug awareness in the nation,” Officer Matt Harvey, Public Information Officer with California Highway Patrol, said.

California Highway Patrol, Humboldt Bay Fire, Public Health, and other agencies held activities at lunchtime...

EUREKA - Kids are counting down the hours until they can don their Halloween costumes and hit the streets for some treats. But public safety officers have a few safety tips before they go.

With trick-or-treating, officers remind kids to look both ways before crossing the street, even on a one-way street. Children should also be with an adult and stay in groups as they walk from door to...

EUREKA - A survey of California counties is estimating that about half of California voters opted for mail-in ballots this year.

Nearly nine million Californians chose the vote-by-mail option for the upcoming election on November 4. But in Humboldt County, the election office has seen a decrease in mail-in ballots returned compared to previous years. We are still five days from Election...

FORTUNA- More than 150 seniors in Humboldt County benefit from the Humboldt Senior Resource Center’s Home Delivered Meal Program.  But now the program is in need of more volunteer drivers.

Lila Reynolds uses a walker, can’t drive and experiences shortness of breath.  She says having hot, nutritious meals delivered right to her door is comforting.

"I don't have to go in to try to...

FORTUNA- Students in Fortuna have been using their imaginations in a new after school creative writing program.

"When you give kids the tools to write and empower them with their imagination, in turn, they're better able to understand themselves and their communities when they're creating their own worlds, their own characters, that really gives them power," said Kendra Guimaraes, the...

BLUE LAKE- Residents did not approve Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department's benefit assessment. 58 percent of the waited ballots voted against the proposal. The measure would have increased the average single family residents, with 4 unit of assessments, from $36 to $120.

Results came in Wednesday night after a public hearing at the fire hall. The special tax would have funded fire...

ARCATA - Humboldt State University Wildlife students took first place in a recent national competition. It was the 17th Annual Wildlife Quiz Bowl held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The competition challenges undergraduate students to see who can rack up the most points answering questions ranging from taxonomy to wildlife management. HSU bested teams from Tennessee, University...

EUREKA - The Eureka Police Department is warning the public of yet another scam.

It is in the form of an email from a local church and uses one of the administrator’s names. The letter explains falsely that the administrator is in the Ukraine and trying to help a cousin with kidney problems and needs $2,800 to help get them back to the US. The scam continues with saying their credit...

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