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EUREKA - Trash rates are going up in Eureka after a unanimous city council vote Tuesday night.

A public hearing was held at the council meeting in regards to the city’s contract agreement with Recology Humboldt County. The contract was negotiated and extended. It includes a street sweeping program into their services, and the associated costs with purchasing garbage and recycling...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 19:50

RIO DELL - For six months the city of Rio Dell has worked to establish a commercial medical marijuana land use ordinance, but at its city council meeting Tuesday night the ordinance was voted down. 

The draft ordinance was developed by the planning commission with five public meetings and the commission voting 4 to 0 in recommendation of the ordinance.

After council considered...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 19:49

NORTH COAST - Our local AmeriCorps are soon to see a big chunk of change to support its members.

Congressman Jared Huffman has announced that the 2nd district has received more than $1 million in AmeriCorps funding. 

Two investment grants totaling $800,000 came from the federal agency for volunteering and service programs, known as the Corporation for National and Community...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 19:43

EUREKA - He gave 70 years of service to the city of Eureka and last year he turned 100 years old. Wednesday afternoon longtime Eureka City Councilman and Rotarian Jim Howard got his own monument in Old Town. 

Howard says, “Pride, I feel Pride.”

The monument was unveiled on 3rd and E streets near the police annex. Howard was there to accept the dedication, along with Eureka city...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 19:39

EUREKA - Redwood Acres Fair has been bringing rides, games, and attractions to Eureka for decades. Workers were busy readying the midway and tents in preparation for the fair’s first day tomorrow.

This year features new rides and exhibits, and the Nascar simulator is back. You can take a walk on the wild side and hold a baby coatamundi, bobcat, or wallaby.

Or just sit back and...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 17:39

EUREKA - Today at Eureka’s Sequoia Conference Center, the community came together to address Crimes Against the Elderly.

Adult Protective Services Program Manager Amanda Winstead said, "This is about bringing people together. It’s about building a community of people who care about these issues, a community that has zero tolerance for issues of elder abuse and neglect. I think that...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 17:06

ARCATA - Can't find a place to plant your vegetables? City of Arcata is offering garden plots for rent in Bayside.

Arcata parks and recreation department is now accepting applications for plot rentals at the Arcata Community Garden in bayside. Plots measure 4’x 25’ and cost $75 per year including water. Over the last year, renters filled plots with flowers, peas, and squash as well as...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 17:04

EUREKA- A man was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire  in Eureka.

At 11:50 p.m Tuesday, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to 4 West Second Street. Crews saw fire coming from the windows in the front of the vacant structure. Within 10 minutes, the blaze was knocked down. There were no structural damage. The victim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital for smoke inhalation.

The...

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:33