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CRESCENT CITY- A series of free health workshops are being offered in Humboldt and Del Norte county. The classes are designed for people living with long-term, chronic health conditions.

The program is offered by Aligning Forces Humboldt as part of the "Our Pathways to Health" program. Trained Individuals will provide tools for managing symptoms and working with health care providers....

FORTUNA- Beautification projects are underway in Fortuna’s Dog Park. The park recently entered phase two of development. In that phase, developers will be adding wood chips to the fenced area donated by the city of Fortuna. They will also be planting trees and installing play structures for the dogs. The improvements come solely from donations by businesses and other members of the community....

EUREKA- They are hard to miss: big, noisy and sometimes smelly.

But the Humboldt Transit Authority is changing the face of countywide public transportation, one bus at a time.

“Most of what you see in older buses is the plum of black smoke that comes out as you take off,” said Jim Wilson, facility and maintenance manager at the Humboldt Transit Authority. “This will not do that....

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With earthquakes, wildfires and tsunamis threatening the north coast, emergency response officials say now is the time to prepare for a disaster.

And one easy way to prepare is by making an emergency supply kit. In that kit, you should keep a three-day supply of non-perishable food, three gallons of water per person, prescription medications, clothing, first aid...

FERNDALE- A Ferndale Police Sergeant is being praised for assisting in the rescue efforts after a car crash in the Sacremento Valley.  He says he was just doing the right thing.

On Saturday, Sgt. Adam Stricker, who was off-duty, was driving eastbound on Highway 20 near Colusa.

"I was actually traveling home to go visit my family in the Yuba City area and pick up my four year old...

EUREKA- Dozens attended as incumbent 5th Ward Eureka Council Member Chet Albin announced his candidacy for the City Council race.

"It has been my privilege to serve as a Council Member for the Fifth Ward, which is why today, I ask for your support, so I can continue serving for the next four years," said Councilmember Albin during his announcement.

Albin made the...

Arcata - one man is in jail after police close down an indoor marijuana grow where the home was using a huge amount of electricity. Arrested was Curran Sanchez of Arcata. Police served a search warrant at the 1600 block of 29th Street and found 500 plants and 3 pounds of processed marijuana. The house was using 1000-watt grow lights and consuming nearly six times the electricity of...

Blocksburg - Over 10,000 marijuana plants were found on private land just north of Blocksburg.

Tuesday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the Drug Task Force found and eradicated the plants grown on three parcels of land. Authorities also discovered two large water lines drafting water from a nearby creek.

No arrests have been made and the case has been...

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