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FORTUNA - Five young women will vie for the 2017 District 1 Dairy Princess title.

The upcoming ceremony will take place May 12 at 6 pm at the River Lodge in Fortuna and is sponsored by the California Dairy Industry.

Carli Roberts of Eureka, Addie Williamson of Ferndale, Abigail Albin and Haley Benbow both from Fortuna and Beth Noel of Hydesville will compete. The competition is...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:40

ARCATA - Several trees and plants are destroyed by vandals on the Arcata Plaza early Wednesday morning.

These are images of some of the damage inflicted by unknown suspects.

The trees were planted two or three years ago as beautification for the area. Only last month, a few limbs were broken off some of the small trees.

This time three were totally destroyed along with one...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:07

ARCATA – Chairman Jason Akana submitted his resignation from the Planning Commission. The city council will soon be reviewing and selecting his replacement.

Having a full committee gives the commission more sentiments to evaluate issues in the city.

Akana has been serving with the commission for over four years, and last week with his recent departure, the commission has only had...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:36

EUREKA – Job interviews are one of the most crucial and apprehensive steps in the 'finding a job' process. Wednesday at the Betty Chinn Day Center in Eureka, a 3-part workshop has made it a whole lot easier.

“Today was the first day of Pathway to Payday, it’s a free job workshop series through a partnership with the Betty Chinn Day Center, Eureka’s Park and Recreation,” says CAPE...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:35

ARCATA – For Arcata, leaving reusable items on street corners is ill-advised.

The city is encouraging those students and residents to think twice about leaving those “free” boxes on street corners.

“A lot of students are getting done with the semester, getting ready to move, graduating or doing something else for the summer. When you’re cleaning out your apartment, you don’t know...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:34

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are moving forward with the Civil Rights and Diversity Resolution, and will create an ad hoc committee to make further changes to the wording of the ordinance.

The committee will be made up of 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell and 3rd District Supervisor Mike Wilson.

The resolution entails that the board would, “encourage…law...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:19

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - In case you didn’t know, this week is National Volunteer Week and celebrates those who give so much to our communities.

The celebration was established in 1974 by President Richard Nixon. Each year since that time, the sitting US President has issued a proclamation designating the celebration.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 60-million...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 00:15

LEGGETT - Travelers and suppliers will have to go back to the waiting game. Highway 101 near Leggett is closed again after more slide materials came crashing down to cover the road.

The notification from Caltrans came in about 9 pm Tuesday evening. Crews had been able to make quite a bit of progress this past week but this picture shows just how much of that progress has been completely...

Post date: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:54