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State Senator Noreen Evans has announced she will be endorsing candidate Mike McGuire to take her place in the California Senate. Senator Evans currently represents District 2. Evans said, “Mike McGuire is a champion for women, children and families… from expanding access to healthcare, fighting for good jobs that benefit working families and rebuilding schools for our neediest kids.” 

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ARCATA- The City of Arcata has been awarded a $86,000 to prepare for sea level rise. The California Coastal Commission awarded the grant which will help to build fringe salt water marshes or 'living shorelines' along Humboldt Bay.

The project will protect the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary and Wastewater Treatment Plant which border Humboldt Bay. The city plans to build a 20 acre...

BLUE LAKE- Business owners, city officials and residents are working to develop the Blue Lake industrial park to attract more artists and businesses into the area. The different groups are working on funding that will fill the industrial park and create economic development in the area.

Executive Director of Humboldt Made, Angeline Schwab, said Blue Lake is an ideal location for...

FORTUNA- A local group is collecting signatures to put an initiative on the November ballot that will ban Genetically Modified Organisms from being grown or raised in Humboldt County. GMO Free Humboldt has collected 2,000 signatures, half of what is needed to make the November Ballot.

The proposed initiative would ban GMOs from being grown or raised in Humboldt County. GMO products...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Power is back on after a large outage in McKinleyville left over 200 customers in the dark. 

Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Pacific Gas And Electric reported that 232 customers were without power in parts of McKinleyville.  Crews were assigned to the scene and power was restored before 3:30 p.m.  According to Pacific Gas And Electric, the outage was caused after a fuse...

EUREKA- The College of the Redwoods Basic Law Enforcement Academy is currently training its 113th class of cadets.  However, this is the first year the Eureka Police Department has offered scholarships to those in the Redwood Public Safety Academy.

The EPD is offering two scholarships, one for $2,500 and one for $1,500 to two cadets in this semester’s class.   The scholarship...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna man is in custody after allegedly attacking a woman and stealing her laptop in Fortuna.

Thirty-five year old Christopher Crowl allegedly demanded a laptop from a 48-year-old woman who was walking on the sidewalk at the corner of Fortuna Boulevard and Smith Lane on Saturday just before 8 p.m.  Police say when the woman told him “no,” he hit her over the head, which...

***UPDATE***
 
Power was restored to all customers just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday. According to PG&E officials, the outage was caused by a fuse that went out.
 
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On Monday just before 2 p.m. PG&E reported a power outage in the McKinleyville area. Officials estimate about 232 customers to be...

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