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EUREKA - The Eureka City Council will consider several issues that have generated a lot of emotion with residents and officials alike: marijuana and the homeless.

Council members will talk over a resolution to decide whether or not to declare the existence of a shelter crisis and move forward with solutions.

A temporary ban on medical marijuana cultivation processing and...

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 23:48

Humboldt County residents came together on Martin Luther King Day for a day of service.
Students from Humboldt State volunteered along with teens from the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods.
They met in Old Town to pick up trash from the streets and sidewalks for two hours. We talked with the organizer about what it’s all about.

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 23:41

Monday was the last day for Fortuna’s very popular ice rink. Located at Newberg Park, the rink opened in December and closed Monday evening for the final night of skating.

 

According to the ice rink committee, operations generated enough money to open it again next year. It’s the first time Humboldt County has had such an attraction and during that time around 15,000 skaters...

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 23:37

ARCATA- Due to major flooding in Arcata, Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay was called in to rescue a lost woman at Mad River Beach.

Around 6:45 Sunday night, the Sheriff’s Office was notified that a woman who went for a walk on the beach was lost and unable to find her parked car.

Deputies responded but were unable to reach her due to a flooded road and called in the Coast Guard....

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:43

EUREKA- A number of events happened across the North Coast Monday, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Eureka branch of the NAACP hosted it’s 44th annual celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy.

Held at the Adorni Center, the Arcata Interfaith Gospel took the floor. There were also speakers including the President of NAACP here in Eureka, the former President of...

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Tuesday is the last chance for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to make changes to the Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance if they want to pass it by March 1st.

At the meeting, the supervisors will revisit regulations for cultivation, processing, as well as manufacturing and distribution operations and facilities. This will mark the forth time this...

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:33

From the Humboldt County Department of Public Works as of 9:23 a.m. (Monday)

Crannell Road open at Dows Prairie.

Dyerville Loop road closed at 2.85 m.p. (north of state park) tree in power lines.

Kimtu Road open (Garberville).

Glendale Drive open.

East Branch Road (Garberville) slipping out. One lane now open. Estimated to be repaired by 11:00 a.m. (1/...

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:51

NORTH COAST

A major storm hammers the North Coast with flooding, roadway closures and causing injury accidents. Highway 299 is blocked in both directions for an indeterminate amount of time after rocks and mud come crashing down. The City of Fortuna appears poised to ban cultivation and distribution of Marijuana within city limits. The Eureka Women’s Club hosts their annual waffle...

Post date: Sun, 01/17/2016 - 18:24