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EUREKA- The Carson Block Building in Eureka, which was built in 1892, is in need of restoration.  Now, it could be getting the upgrades it needs, thanks to a resolution that was adopted at the Eureka City Council meeting earlier this week.

City officials say the Carson Block Building in Old Town Eureka on F Street needs to be retrofitted and seismically upgraded.  At the Eureka City...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Progress has been made toward the construction of a trail connecting Eureka and Arcata for non-motorized use.

On Thursday, the California Transportation Commission approved the funding for the southern segment of the Humboldt Bay Trail. The segment stretches nearly four miles from X Street in Eureka to Bracut.  County officials will be able to perform engineering design...

BRICELAND- A southern Humboldt fire chief passed away Thursday night. Briceland Fire Department Chief Tim Olsen, 71, died after serving his Briceland community for nearly twenty years. Olsen also served on the Shelter Cove fire department for over ten years.

Friends and co-workers of Olsen describe him as a true hero, energetic, passionate about his work, and a mentor to all. It is...

ORICK- Burl poaching is becoming a growing problem in Redwood National and State Parks. Over the last two years several old growth redwoods have been illegally cut down, and stolen in the middle of the night.  
 
"In 2011 we had four cases, the following year we had 14, and the next year we had fifteen,” said Brett Silver, the Supervising State Park Peace Officer...

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

On Wednesday, at 10:34 a.m. Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Confusion Hill business located at 75001 North Highway 1 in Piercy, California...

There is more information to report on the deceased suspect in the Mendocino shooting. According to the Eugene Police Department, Ricardo Chaney was arrested by Oregon State Police Thursday, March 6th.

Officers were tracking a stolen cell phone and other stolen property by following the signal by GPS. The signal took them to a vehicle belonging to the suspect, Chaney, No...

FORT BRAGG- John Mills has been entertaining visitors at a popular tourist destination on Confusion Hill for years. Located off Highway 101 he’s used to meeting all kinds of different characters, but nothing could have prepared him for what was next.
 
"I came out to the employees restroom to get some stock to take into the men’s bathroom and this guy as standing...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council instructed staff to move forward with constructing a polystyrene ban at Arcata restaurants and food retailers. Over the next month staff will get input from business owners over the impact of the ordinance.

The city is considering the ban in response to studies that show that the styrene compound in the material leaches into food and drinks. The product...

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