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FORTUNA- It's something we all hope for in our communities: peace, safety and respect. But one local community feels their rights are being violated from within.

The residents of Guido Avenue in Fortuna are fed up. The tight-knit community has lived day and night for five years with curses, screaming and even spit hailed at them on their own street.

"My personal experience has...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Larger planes are now arriving and departing from Arcata-Eureka Airport. 

The second 50-seat regional jet to land at Arcata-Eureka Airport touched down at about 12-15 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.  Passengers say traveling on the United Express jet is a better experience than flying in a Brasilia plane, which as of now is no longer in use at the airport.

"First thing...

EUREKA- The Northcoast Environmental Center wants to take Humboldt Bay exploration to a new level.
 
The NEC, along with staff with the California Department Fish and Wildlife, HSU students and representatives of Humboldt Baykeeper took a tour of the Marine Protected Area in the south end of the Bay, also known as the South Humboldt Bay Marine Recreational Area. Also on Thursday’s...

ARCATA - The City Council of Arcata was expected to expand the smoking boundaries at Wednesday night’s meeting but public outcry brought a different result.

A full house met in the council chambers to discuss expanding the smoking boundaries. Those boundaries that currently exist are a result of a previous decision made by council to expand limits from the Arcata Plaza out to J Street...

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods has narrowed down its selections to three finalists in the hunt for CR’s next president. Current president, Kathy Smith announced her desire to retire this past September. Her final day will be June 30th.

The first candidate to interview with the board of trustees will be Debra Thatcher Monday, March 9. She is the current acting president at...

EUREKA- The man accused of murdering St. Bernard priest Father Eric Freed in January of last year appeared in court on Wednesday.

At the hearing, the prosecution requested adding an additional carjacking charge to Gary Bullock’s list of offenses, which include murder and a special allegation of torture.  Also on Wednesday, the judge issued the defense proper medical records, after the...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna barber is back in business after his former location was destroyed in the Star Hotel Building fire over a month ago.

Fortuna native Shannon Kelly, the owner of Kelly’s Barbershop, says he immediately knew he wanted to keep cutting hair in Fortuna following the fire. Now, he has a new location on Main Street. He plans to move back to his former location when the Star...

EUREKA- Eureka Police Department officials confirm arson is the cause of a motel fire that happened on Wednesday morning.

Just after 5 a.m., Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the Budget Motel on 4th Street where crews found flames coming from the first floor.  Firefighters rescued one occupant trapped in a storage area.  That person was transported to St. Joseph hospital for...