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EUREKA- Eureka City Schools and the Eureka Teachers Association have reached a tentative agreement for teacher compensation through the 2014/2015 school year.

Teacher compensation negotiations began in the beginning of 2013.  The tentative agreement reached yesterday mandates a 3 percent raise to teachers’ salaries retroactively for the 2013/2014 school year, and an additional 3 percent...

UPDATE: The deceased body found Friday morning in Loleta has been identified as 44-year-old Westley Wright of Eureka. 
 
Wright is the man accused of stabbing his own dog with a knife back in December. He was supposed to appear in court Friday afternoon, the same day he was found dead.
 
(Pictured: Wright arrested back in December) ...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 3/7/14, at approximately 7:45 a.m., Humboldt County Drug Task Force (H.C.D.T.F.) Agents, assisted by the Arcata Police Department, served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant in the 1200 block of Devlin Court, Arcata.
 
When agents arrived at the residence they saw one of the...

From Eureka Police Department:
On the late afternoon of 03/05/14, detectives from the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) served a Search Warrant in the 100 block of 2nd Street. The Search Warrant was authored in response to numerous complaints of in and out foot traffic at this location.

As a result of the warrant service, detectives located a large...

From Humboldt County Sheriff's Department:
On Wednesday, at approximately 10:20 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of man at Redwood Memorial Hospital, Fortuna who was being treated for an assault.

A deputy responded to the hospital emergency room and met with the 22 year old male victim from Fortuna, and his 19 year old girlfriend who witnessed the...

LOLETA- The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
 
At around 6:50 a.m. Friday, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible deceased male along the side of Singley Hill Road, Loleta. Medical personnel was summoned to the scene and confirmed the male was deceased. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and...

Recent rains have had a beneficial effect on the main source of water for our seven municipalities. Ruth Lake is now full.

This is footage earlier in the year when drought conditions were at a critical stage. Because of the forecasted shortfall of rain, officials from the Humboldt Bay Water District shut down the hydro portion of the dam that feeds power into PG&E’S grid this past...

More than 400 customers were without power in Old Town after a downed power line was reported at 2nd and A Street in Eureka. PG&E and emergency personnel responded to the scene just after 6:30 p.m. Electricity was restored at around 10 p.m.
 

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