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With continuing low rainfall throughout the North Coast, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say they will recommend closing many sections of north coast rivers to fishing through April 30th. Some rivers are at the ends of their seasonal closures, which were set to end January 31st.

the CDFW wants to extend some of those closures, close some...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A five-year financial forecast of Humboldt County’s major funds show the county will have to make changes to avoid a negative general fund balance.
 
On Tuesday the Board of Supervisors met with county administrative to address one of their quarterly budget reports. Starting last year the five-year financial report was developed and included...
NORTH COAST- Over 200 pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars were seized at two homes in Humboldt County. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Eureka Police Department 229 pounds of processed marijuana was seized from two separate indoor marijuana grows. Officials said the estimated value of the marijuana bud was at least $229,000.00.The Humboldt County Drug Task...

WILLITS- Willits water districts could run out of water in 60 to 120 days as a result of the record dry drought. The California Public Health Department announced on Tuesday that they would assist the 17 different districts facing the lowest water levels in the state.

The state plans to assist the water district with technical and financial assistance, and provide emergency resources if...

TRINIDAD- Perched 60 feet up in the air, surrounded by some of the worlds most famous redwood trees sits a Trinidad treehouse overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The treehouse is about to get national attention when it is featured on Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters on Friday night.

Treehouse owner Crystal Miller was working with the builder, Pete Nelson, when he started working on the show...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With the state in the driest year on record California's crops could be threatened if more rainfall does not turn conditions around. An Arcata company's CEO and President believes farming needs to evolve and more farmers need to adopt hydroponics.

"You only have so much water," said President and CEO of American Hydroponics, Michael Christian.

Hydroponics uses...

The IRS will be accepting electronically filed tax returns on Friday. Officials have some tips for doing that properly.

The Regional Site Coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (V.I.T.A.) program says filing tax returns electronically usually means you will receive your refund quicker than filing a paper return. She says the most common problem people face when filing tax...

EUREKA- North Coast water issues and California’s drought will be the focus held by the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee.

North Coast Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro requested the meeting. The President of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, the Water Policy Analyst for the California Water Impact Network and the Chairman of the North Coast Resource...

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