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FERNBRDIGE - It will soon be a little safer for cyclists crossing over Fernbridge on Route 211. Flashing beacons are set to be installed this month.

Built in 1911, the bridge has narrow shoulder space and steep entrances proving dangerous for cyclists. After years of community concerns, Caltrans will install beacons at both ends of the bridge. Cyclists will be able to activate the...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 18:50

EUREKA - A guilty verdict came in last week for Jason Anthony Warren. The man who murdered Dorothy Ulrich in her Hoopa home then ran down a group of joggers in Freshwater killing Suzanne Seemann.

Terri Vroman Little, Jessica Hunt and Hank Seemann had their lives forever changed by the actions of Jason Warren in the early morning hours of September 27th, 2012.

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Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 18:46

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office added three more to it's ranks Monday thanks to Measure Z.

In a crowded briefing room, Sheriff Mike Downey swore in two new correctional deputies, Jordan Checots and Arthur Johnson, both of Eureka. The sheriff also swore in a sheriff's deputy, Foy Melendy. Melendy will attend the upcoming police academy in January.

With Monday's new...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 17:46

EUREKA- The issue of medical marijuana will come back before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Monday.

During their afternoon session the supervisors will vote on a commercial cannabis activity registration program with the planning and building department. If approved, anyone interested in participating in the commercial medical marijuana industry can register immediately to...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 17:45

BLUE LAKE- Electronic cigarettes could soon be banned in public places in Blue Lake.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the community will get a first look at an ordinance prohibiting e-cigarettes in or around the workplace and public places. An e-cigarette is a cigarette-shaped device containing a nicotine-based liquid that is vaporized and inhaled. Under the new ordinance, the device would be...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 17:14

MCKINLEYVILLE- McKinleyville residents are voicing their concerns to the Sheriff’s Department.

Monday morning, the administrators of the McKinleyville Community Watch Facebook page met with law enforcement at the McKinleyville substation. The meeting focused on the responses to a Facebook poll question asking community members what they would like to see addressed during the closed...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 17:09

ARCATA- Hanukkah is in full swing this week and to mark the holiday, the first permanent Jewish Center in Arcata is set to be dedicated.

The eight days and nights of Hanukkah began Sunday night at sundown with a lighting of the Menorah at the Arcata Plaza. This upcoming Sunday, there will be a special grand opening and dedication ceremony of the new synagogue and community center,...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 17:02

EUREKA- The Redwood Coast Music Festival is right around the corner, and the highly anticipated poster by artist, Dwayne Flatmo has finally been unveiled.

From March 31st to April 3rd, more than 100 shows with 26 bands will hit several venues in Eureka. More than 3,000 visitors come to the North Coast for the event, believed to be one of the longest running music...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 16:52