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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Plans are moving forward to implement a pilot Medical Marijuana Track and Trace Program in Humboldt County.

During Tuesday afternoon’s meeting, the supervisors discussed whether an inspection and certification fee should be charged in order to recover the costs of inspections by the agricultural commissioner during the pilot project. The other option was to have the...

Post date: Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:05

EUREKA- Tall ships, Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington are in Eureka as part of their West Coast tour.

They serve as a piece of history and actually specialize in living history education programs for kids. Students from Coastal Grove Charter School in Arcata had a chance to board the Hawaiian Chieftain on Tuesday to learn what life is like aboard a 103-foot sailboat.

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Post date: Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:01

EUREKA-For the month of April, you can enjoy a cookie for a good cause.

It's Autism Awareness Month. Corner Cafe and Bake Shop will donate 100% of the profits from their 'star shaped' cookies to Families Advocating Autism Now. To get more people involved, they also have a drawing for a free cake. All you have to do is take a picture with the cookie, post it, and check in to the bakeshop...

Post date: Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:39

EUREKA-The Humboldt Senior Resource Center received a check for over $10,000. It was all part of Subaru's Share the Love event.

From November 2015 to January 2016, customers who purchased or leased a new vehicle got $250 from Subaru of America; the money would go to the charity chosen. Subaru of America selected four national charities to give money to, which included Meals on Wheels....

Post date: Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:37

EUREKA - Hundreds were without electricity after a line came down in Eureka.

PG&E says just after 5 Monday evening, high winds were credited with putting a tree in contact with wires off Oak Street near the Municipal golf course. 570-customers were initially without power. Just before 6 pm, all but 20 were back up and running.

Those still without electricity are expected to...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:28

ARCATA - Despite some recent setbacks, the Arcata Dog Park is looking to get back on track.

The Little Lake Property off of I Street was first proposed as the park's location more than two years ago. But as we’ve reported, that site isn't without problems. Potentially dangerous levels of dioxin were detected and testing to determine the soil’s toxicity is months away.

Members of...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:12

EUREKA - The former Hoopa High School softball coach that was accused of multiple sexual assaults and ended up pleading guilty to one of them was sentenced Monday afternoon. 

William Joseph Jarnaghan was sentenced to one year in the Humboldt County jail and three years supervised probation. Jarnaghan was not taken into custody under the arrangement he turn himself in by 9 p.m. Monday....

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 18:04

RIO DELL - The impacts of bullying can have dire consequences, with bullied victims being 7 to 9% more likely to consider suicide. Despite campaigns and outreach to teach youth about the dangers of bullying, it continues across the country and even here on the North Coast.

Every child deserves to get an education and feel safe at school, but wherever there's a schoolyard there's likely...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 18:00