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FORTUNA- A one-cent sales tax was up for debate Monday at a pro or con forum hosted by the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce.

The city's mayor pro tem and mayor represented the pro side of Measure V, while two residents advocated against the sales tax.

During the forum, city officials explained that the measure is necessary to maintain city services and ward off looming budget cuts....

EUREKA- The fight to keep Eureka’s mail processing center continues with a letter from the board of supervisors requesting the U.S. Postal Service to provide hard facts as to how the closing of the city’s processing center will save money.

The board will vote Tuesday to send the letter asking for a financial breakdown of any cost-savings related to consolidating the Eureka Mail...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a new recommendation when it comes to enterovirus D68.

Doctors are recommending a flu shot as a possible preventative measure.

The virus is a respiratory illness seen mostly in children with no known treatment at this time.

The flu shot should be considered as just one part in a greater plan to stay healthy.

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Hundreds of HSU students and staff physically and metaphorically stood in the campus’ UC Quad Monday morning.

“We're out here to stand in solidarity with faculty of color and support diversity programs. They've been under attack for a long time and we're tired of it,” Cara Owings, a senior at HSU, said.

Last Thursday, the University terminated doctor Jacquelyn Bolman, the...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department has been using the same records management system since 1993, but that’s about to change. 

Under the current EPD Records Management System, it can sometimes take officers a week or more to get their reports into the database.

"They write the header, come back, type the body of the report, just in a word document, staple the two together, hand...

EUREKA- Two different people riding skateboards in Eureka have been taken to the hospital with major injuries in less than a week.

The first accident happened last Wednesday.  The skateboarder was riding down the hill on Henderson and collided with a vehicle in the intersection of West Henderson Henderson Street and Broadway. On Sunday afternoon before 1 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was...

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is asking residents to conserve water Wednesday. A new connection is being installed and will temporarily shut off the water supply to a portion of the system.

The shutdown is anticipated to last between 12 and 24 hours. The water district will make sure all local reservoirs are full going into shutdown. Residents and businesses in Arcata,...

ARCATA- The city of Arcata has been awarded $1.6 million to develop the city's economy and low income housing.

A portion of the grant will go toward improving Juniper apartments on Valley East Boulevard. The city said the funding will improve living conditions for low income families renting there.

The grant will also go toward the city's business loan program which assists large...

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