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FIELDS LANDING - A Fields Landing homeowner is angry FEMA included his home in the expanded flood plain.

David Daniels lives at the end of a quiet country road in the small community of Fields Landing. 

The retired banker moved there to escape city life and enjoy nature.

A couple of days ago, he received a Humboldt County letter informing him his home is now included in...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 19:38

EUREKA - Fourth of July fireworks may not be much of a bang this year in Eureka.

Former City Councilman Mike Jones says Independence Day fireworks may not be as extensive due to funding.  He’s the person in charge of the City of Eureka’s Fireworks show. Funding is falling short and needs help. It takes $30,000 for the display but only half of that has been raised.

If you would...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 19:08

CRESCENT CITY- Three of the four suspects arrested following the murder of Sunni Grant have been released.

 

On March 20, Grant was shot at her Klamath residence on the 100 block of Silver Side Circle.

Later that morning, a silver truck that left the scene was located in McKinleyville. Along with the four suspects, a gun was found inside the truck.

 

32-year-...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 18:29

EUREKA- Humboldt County Board of Supervisors opened up the floor to the public Tuesday regarding cannabis ordinance changes.

The Board conducted the workshop to gather community feedback in shaping and modifying the county’s Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance.

Major changes in the works include expanding the ordinance to include cultivation of marijuana for adult recreational...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 18:28

FORTUNA- A familiar face will be returning to Fortuna to help the city once again.

As their special meeting Tuesday morning, the Friendly City approved the re-hiring of Randy Mendosa – this time, to serve as labor negotiator.

 

He recently served as Fortuna’s Interim City Manager until April when Mark Wheetley officially took on the role.

 

Now, Mendosa will...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 18:27

ARCATA- A Humboldt State program that benefits local low-income high schoolers is receiving a 1.3 million dollar grant from the Department of Education.

The program, Upward Bound, consists of 60 students from Arcata, Hoopa Valley and South Fork high schools.

Those selected are low-income, first generation college students who show potential to thrive in higher education.

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Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 18:26

EUREKA - A date has been set for Marci Kitchen's jury trial.
Kitchen appeared with her attorneys Benjamin Okin and Patrik Griego for a trial setting before Judge Miles at the Humboldt County Courthouse. After some back and forth regarding scheduling, Miles scheduled the jury trial to begin November 13th.

That trial will determine if Kitchen is guilty of two counts of vehicular...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 17:43

EUREKA - Eureka elementary school students welcomed graduating seniors that formerly walked their halls for the first ever grad walk.

Eureka High Senior Sophia Gallegos attended Cutten Elementary School. Gallegos said, "It's cool for me to go back because I was a crazy kid back in elementary school, so I can show them that I turned out okay."

Fellow Graduating Senior and former...

Post date: Tue, 06/13/2017 - 17:34