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ARCATA-The City of Arcata will hold a public hearing to discuss the budget for the 2016 to 2017 fiscal year.

Wednesday will be the first of two hearings, before the formal adoption of the budget. At the meeting, the council will also look to authorize a co-application for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program grant with Danco. This would be developed on 30th Street...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 17:23

MCKINLEYVILLE- Wildland firefighters with the Six Rivers National Forest are sharpening their safety skills ahead of this year's fire season.

A live-fire training session is underway and will run through Wednesday. At least 25 new recruits and returnees are participating each day. Tuesday morning began with classroom training. Next, crews got their gear on including a self-contained...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:39

EUREKA- Some major changes are coming to Humboldt County's Juvenile Hall facility.

At Tuesday morning's meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved construction of a new Juvenile Hall to go out to bid. The project will replace the current 45-year-old facility with a brand new building, located on the same property.

The current facility is an old linear design with long hallways....

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:30

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County's Planning & Building Department is taking steps to create a new division that will take care of all marijuana ordinance related items.

This comes after planning staff has been struggling to keep up following the passage of the county's Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance back in February. The Cannabis Services Division will help the current...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:25

EUREKA - Cats are disappearing from a Eureka neighborhood and now a resident says a cat was found tortured.

Merrilee Anderson lives on 14th Street in Eureka. She says her neighbor’s cat went missing then was returned Monday after being found severely injured near Mission Linen.  

"I just know that somebody came and stole this cat, tortured it and that it was so badly tortured...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:17

EUREKA - Less than one month after homeless were evicted from the Palco Marsh in Eureka, construction for the city's new Waterfront Trail is underway.

Years of graffiti and artwork on concrete structures and drying kilns from the former Pacific Lumber Mill site are now piles of rubble. The mill's old reservoir is slated to be demolished next. This is Phase A of the trail. The concrete...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:08

NORTH COAST - Three days of glory for the Kinetic Grand Championship have come to an end but the accolades are still in the air.

For the first time in race history, one team has won three years in a row. Tempus Fugitorium bested all comers and won the grand championship trophy. They also received an Ace Award and won for Best Bribe.

The Engineering Award went to Trilobike, Planet...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 15:52

North Coast - North Coast Growers Association Farmers' Markets

Starting June 2, with much anticipation and excitement, the weekday farmers’ market season for the North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) will reopen!

 7- Weekly Farmers’ Market Schedule
Saturdays on the Arcata Plaza
9am-2pm, April-November

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 15:23