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ARCATA - It's something all college students wish for, textbooks that cost less and at HSU, that's becoming a reality.
 

HSU is one of 13 California State Universities participating in the nationwide, Openstax textbook initiative. The initiative will increase awareness of open educational resource textbooks and give students more options.

Openstax is...

ARCATA - Over the past two weeks interpretive signs at the Arcata Marsh have been vandalized and friends of the marsh want it to stop.

Six of the Marsh’s interpretive signs have deep cuts in them from a knife or sharp object and the damage is unrepairable; unlike graffiti which can usually be removed.

the Center says, the signs will have to be completely replaced, but they don't...

ARCATA - An Arcata teen will soon be a published writer after winning first place in a state-wide creative writing contest. 

The California Teachers Of English, CATE, host the annual writing contest with hundreds of students across the state competing. Arcata High junior, Muriel Ammon, won this year’s first-person narrative award with her story “Inside the Pit”.

The story is...

EUREKA- A skateboarder was injured after he was struck by a motorist in Eureka on Tuesday.  Now, the Eureka Police Department is urging pedestrians and drivers to follow certain steps to stay as safe as possible. 

In 2014, there were at least 30 collisions involving pedestrians in Eureka, with two fatalities.  So far this year, one pedestrian has died.  Police say the skateboarder who...

EUREKA - A Eureka man arrested multiple times for burglary gets sentenced in court.

Nicholas Paul Boswell pled guilty to one count of first degree burglary and one count of second degree. He was sentenced to six years and eight months in jail.

The charges were for his involvement in two residential burglaries this past New Year’s morning when a resident helped take him into...

NORTH COAST - A felon on probation is arrested after law enforcement conducts a search and finds a loaded weapon and methamphetamine.

Taken into custody was 45-year old Andrew Boyce Campbell. Yesterday afternoon around 3, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an argument between Campbell and his neighbor off Highway 36 near Swain’s Flat.

The deputy recognized Campbell as a felon on...

SHELTER COVE- A mail scam is in Humboldt County is targeting residents who have just bought property. The letter says it's from the local records office and tells new property owners that they can get a copy of their new deed and property profile for $89 dollars.

According the Humboldt County Recorder's Office, these letters are not illegal, but are meant to trick you.  At the recorder'...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors began looking to the future Tuesday morning, reviewing this year's budget and planning for the next.

One area of concern was the lack of funding for county building maintenance. Because that funding has not been a priority, the county's weight and measures building is in an emergency situation.

The supervisors also assessed...