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EUREKA- Motorists might see Caltrans maintenance vehicles a little easier on the roadways in the coming months.

The agency is replacing its old reflective gear with new, more reflective tape.  The goal is to increase worker safety by making the hundreds of Caltrans maintenance trucks around the state brighter and more visible at night. In addition, any new road signs Caltrans installs...

ARCATA- About 700 local elementary school students had the chance to have fun while learning math at the 20th annual Arcata High School Math Fair.

This year’s theme was Math in the British Isles. Arcata High School students created math exhibits relating to England, Scotland and Ireland.  All 43 booths were interactive and gave kids the chance to learn math through hands on...

Spring is a great time to think about a great environmental principle, reducing, reusing and recycling.  Lots of people are using yard give-aways as an opportunity to recycle things they do not need.  Only an ad on Craigslist or some other social media can have people flocking to our house for free things.  But cleaning also takes planning, deciding how to sort the things you no longer need. ...

EUREKA- A Eureka man was left without a home or a vehicle after a structure fire.

Just before 5 Thursday evening, Humboldt Bay fire responded to the 1000 block of Vernon Street in Myrtletown to find a duplex and truck engulfed in flames. It took about fifteen minutes to extinguish the blaze but the home had severe damage.

The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen for...

Fortuna - Annual scholarships for high school seniors and community members interested in medical careers are now available for application.

Redwood Memorial Foundation awards scholarships for students and community members from the Eel River Valley and Southern Humboldt areas interested in nursing, medicine, pharmacy or physical therapy careers.

Leadership skills, citizenship...

EUREKA - Two wanted suspects were arrested after a chase through the center of Eureka

Taken into custody were 32-year old Logan Bremer of Eureka and 41-year old Daniel Fidler of Fortuna.

Just before noon Thursday, an EPD officer recognized Bremer driving near Wabash and Summer Streets. A stop was attempted but Bremer was able to get away. Several citizens helped police in...

Garberville - Authorities arrest eight people in Southern Humboldt after a two-day maximum enforcement operation by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

After numerous complaints for drug activity in the Garberville area, sheriff’s deputies with assistance from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force identified suspicious activity at two separate motels and several cars.

 

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EUREKA- Eureka City staff are working with consultants to give motorists entering the city from the south a warmer welcome and officials are using community input gathered on Wednesday night for that process.

In the mid 1990s, a project to beautify Eureka’s South Entry on Highway 101 was put on hold.  Now, community members say this stretch of freeway is not very welcoming.

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