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ARCATA- Two new and one incumbent city council member will be sworn in Tuesday at a special meeting.

Sofia Pereira, Paul Pitino and incumbent Mark Wheetley will take a seat on the council following the ceremony. At the meeting, they will appoint a new mayor and vice mayor. Wheetley currently serves as mayor, and Micheal Winkler as Vice Mayor.

The city will also honor Alex...

TRINIDAD - The City of Trinidad is searching to fill a vacant councilmember seat by January 1, 2015.

There are five council member seats and all but one were filled by the November elections.

Because elections have now passed, the current city councilmembers are searching for candidates and will appoint this final member.

The job is to oversee budgets and planning for the...

EUREKA – Students at Ridgewood School are learning the basics of computer coding, something educators believe is valuable for his generation.

“The kids use computers. They use devices. They are exposed to computer technology all the time and really don't have any background about where that comes from or how it works so we're just giving them a little taste of how all that is developed...

NORTH COAST - Officers and family continue to search for one of the two missing teenagers from Oregon. Plus, the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department worked early Sunday morning to put out a fire at the Old Pacific Lumber Mill. And, Humboldt County hosted the third annual Ted-x event at the College of the Redwoods Theater. A community exchange system called Humbucks held a Holiday Extravaganza...

NORTH COAST- A man is arrested after allegedly climbing a tower at a power plant in Samoa.  Power is restored to homes in Orleans following an outage from Friday night.  In addition, the 38th annual Holiday Craft Bazaar is held at the Adorni Center in Eureka.  Also in Eureka, the 2nd annual Eureka Main Street Snowball Drop is held and the Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place at the Eureka Inn.  ...

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

On Thursday, 12-04-2014, at about 8:35 PM, the Ashland Police Department sent information to the Sheriff’s Office regarding two runaway female juveniles from Ashland, Or.  The female juveniles were reported to have traveled to Humboldt County with a male subject named Andrew Thibert.  They were reported to be traveling in...

ORLEANS - Driving wind and rain caused a power outage in Orleans this evening.

Around 6:25 pm near the corner of Ishy Pishy Road and Highway 96, several trees came down taking power wires with them. Around 20 people lost electricity along with folks at sandy ranch. PG&E was on the scene around 8:45. No timetable was been given when repairs would be finished.

Southern Humboldt - It’s big news. Caltrans has temporarily halted plans for widening the Highway 101 project in Richardson Grove State Park.

Conservation groups and local residents dismissed a lawsuit they filed last July in exchange for Caltrans abandoning the project approvals and agreeing to restart the environmental review process if they want to continue to move forward. Officials...

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