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BLUE LAKE- A public comment period was held Tuesday night in Blue Lake about regulating electronic cigarettes. 

The city recently proposed a possible e-cigarette regulation to coincide with their current smoking ordinance. However, until the council makes their final decision to enforce an ordinance, they are leaving it up to residents to express their feelings on the matter.

At...

EUREKA- Humboldt County's new one-half cent sales tax goes into effect April 1. With just over a month to go, the Measure Z Citizen's Advisory Committee is using this time to get organized.

The nine member committee and two alternates met Wednesday to elect a chairperson, establish a meeting schedule and begin developing a process for accepting and reviewing proposals.

The group...

EUREKA- Two Eureka residents were arrested Wednesday morning when officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun, stolen property and drugs inside a motel room.

EPD's POP Unit served the search warrant just before 8:30 a.m. at the Pine Motel on Broadway Street. Deputies found the weapon with it's serial number removed, a stolen Apple iPad and other items, as well as methamphetamine,...

EUREKA- Humboldt County residents can weigh in on how they think their taxes should be spent by using Twitter and Google Hangout technology.

The county is holding an interactive budget meeting Thursday. For the third year in a row, you can tune into Access Humboldt, Wave cable or online at humboldtgov.org to watch the meeting live. If you have a question for your supervisor you can...

EUREKA- Carol Rische, the General Manager of the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District, will step down this summer.  Now, the Board of Directors is looking for her replacement.

Rische has been the General Manager for the last 19 years and recently announced that she will retire this July. The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Board of Directors finished its recruiting process for...

EUREKA- The Multiple Assistance Center in Eureka houses eight families participating in CalWORKS, but this July, the center will only house single people and couples without children.  At a public meeting on Wednesday, county officials assured people those families will have permanent places to live come this July.

"We're just looking at different models to serve those families, we don'...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka continues to outline its goals for the next 25 years.

On Tuesday night, the Eureka City Council and Planning Commission held a special joint study session for the 2040 General Plan Update. Staff established some broad goals for the city, including improving pedestrian and bicycle safety moving forward.  Staff also identified some actions that need to be taken...

TRINIDAD - Cal Fire’s Humboldt and Del Norte County firefighters participate in Continued Professional Training sessions and we got an inside look at the Rope Rescue training.

Teamwork and trust, those are the two key elements focused on at Cal Fire's annual, Continued Professional Training sessions.

"And this is to help enhance all the firefighters skill set. Today we're doing...