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FORTUNA-Fortuna City Council is asking for public input for possibly placing an extra ballot measure on the November 2016 ballots. 

During a special meeting Tuesday, City Council will be free to answer questions. The measure regards new revenue for essential city services, which has decreased over the years. They will discuss details on how much it would cost to bring in more staff in...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:28

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After a long wait, new dispensaries could soon be popping up once again in Humboldt County.

The Board of Supervisors is taking another look at medical marijuana dispensary regulations. In 2011, a moratorium was placed on dispensaries. A couple years later, in 2013, the board ended up prohibiting new dispensaries from opening over concerns regarding existing laws. Now,...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:55

RIO DELL- The city of Rio Dell is encouraging community members to voice their opinions on a Commercial Medical Marijuana Ordinance under review.

The region has been looking at a regulatory framework since the state passed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act back in October of 2015. At a special meeting scheduled for Tuesday, the city will be looking at regulations regarding...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:30

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- St. Joseph Health is recognizing the hardworking individuals who provide medical care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It's all part of National Hospital Week, a time to honor the staff, physicians and nurses who work together to serve Humboldt County. Hospital Week was established in 1953 to coincide with Florence Nightingale's birthday, a nurse who revolutionized...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:23

TRINITY COUNTY SHERIFF PRESS RELEASE     May 9, 2016

On May 9, 2016 at approximately 1:10 pm Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report of a holdup alarm at Umpqua Bank on Main Street in Weaverville, CA.

Deputies responded to Umpqua Bank where employees informed Officers that a white male adult, clean shaven approximately 6 feet tall wearing black pants, a long...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:25

Rollover accident along Highway 101 in McKinleyville sends two people to the hospital. Beachgoers cleared from Shelter Cove Beach following multiple slides. City of Rio Dell gearing up for it's Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance meetings. Nominate your favorite local nurse to be recognized.  Humboldt County Fire Prevention Officers Association works to make sure you're safe in...

Post date: Sun, 05/08/2016 - 15:46

Summer sailing season kicks off with community event at Eureka Public Marina. Fishing tournament held to raise funds for Samoa Volunteer Fire Department. Construction this upcoming week will delay traffic in the Orleans area. The 2nd Annual Bee Fest draws dozens to the Bayside Grange. Ferndale Museum hosts Sweet Memories Dessert Auction to raise funds for museum upkeep. The Humboldt Grange...

Post date: Sat, 05/07/2016 - 15:46

Fortuna - Redwood Memorial has a newly expanded physical therapy unit and Friday they held an open house.

Officials with the hospital are thrilled about the extra capacity to handle more patients. Five years ago they had only a few therapists and a quarter of the space. In that time frame, the unit has seen an increase in business of 400 percent. Expansion was a necessity.

There...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:31