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Sacramento - Bond money to fight illegal marijuana grows on the North Coast was secured Wednesday thanks in part to Mike McGuire.

The 2nd District Senator working with Senate Pro Tem Kevin De Leon, helped secure money approved yesterday on the senate floor to help deal with the historic drought and significant negative impact of illegal marijuana grows.

2014 was the...

EUREKA - Four people from Eureka were arrested after authorities discovered a stolen bike and drugs in a vacant motel.

Taken into custody were 27-year old Anthony Armstrong, 26-year old Lindsey Idler, 21-year old Phenicia Case and 20-year old Jordan Cardoza,

Just after 2 Wednesday afternoon, an EPD detective discovered the suspects had allegedly broken into the vacant Blue Herron...

ORICK- A 20-year-old Michigan man who went missing in the ocean near Orick on Wednesday is now considered a drowning victim.

Bobby Root entered the water at the mouth of Redwood Creek on Wednesday evening to rescue his dog and was swept away.  The Coast Guard, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue as well as other agencies suspended their search after 17 hours.  Now, the operation...

TRINIDAD- Residents are helping determine Trinidad's new short and long term goals.

At a special meeting recently, the Council collected community members’ ideas and received more than 100 proposals.  Now, city staff will work to narrow that list down. Officials say they are already working on some of the ideas and planning to incorporate others into the upcoming budget. Among those...

ARCATA - The HSU Forestry Department has almost reached it’s goal of $25,000 for the Gayleen Smith Scholarship Memorial Fund.  

The scholarship began last year in honor of the beloved HSU Forestry Administrative Support Coordinator, Gayleen Smith. Two years ago she passed away from cancer but her passion for student success in the forestry department remains alive. The department gives...

EUREKA- The man accused of murdering a St. Bernard’s priest in January of 2014 appeared in court on Thursday.

Judge Feeney recently selected three out of area psychiatrists to give an opinion on Gary Bullock's mental state. The defense recently pled not guilty by reason of insanity. On Thursday, Judge Feeney announced the court will mail an order for that evaluation and the necessary...

EUREKA - The Measure Z county wide half cent sales tax goes into effect in less than a week and the Humboldt County Advisory Committee has nearly 50 grant applications requesting funds from the tax.

The applications total over $18.6 million in requests for public safety needs. But, the measure is only projected to raise $8.8 million. Applications range from aircraft rescue services,...

EUREKA - In an effort to keep students safe, volunteer crossing guards received special training at Lafayette Elementary Thursday as a part of Humboldt County’s Safe Routes to School program.

The Redwood Community Action Agency and the California Highway Patrol, held the training session for 12 volunteer crossing guards. Due to safety concerns, Lafayette will be the first school in the...