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EUREKA - Humboldt County made history Friday as its Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance is now in effect people can now apply for permits.  

Humboldt is the first county in the state to develop a local regulatory system that coincides with the recently passed Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act. Businesses can apply through the county's Planning and Building...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 18:02

EUREKA - Female students in the Redwood Teen Challenge program in Eureka are finding new hope with a new home.

Women in the program live at the Streams of Living Water Women’s Center, which recently moved from 7th and P to Myrtle Avenue.

"One year ago the Board of Directors saw the need to expand the women's center and they heard about the Hospice of Humboldt moving...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:57

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department hosted its monthly service fair Friday afternoon for those living in the Palco Marsh. It could soon be coming to an end however, as plans are in the works to extend the waterfront trail, urging homeless individuals to find elsewhere to live, come April.

More than two dozen support and service groups filled the back parking lot of the Bayshore Mall to...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:43

CALIFORNIA- Just when we brought you good news of gas prices plummeting, it's now predicted to increase. It may even go up thirty cents over the weekend in some areas of California.

Monday we told you the cheapest gas in Humboldt was found at Costco; However that price has already gone up by 6 cents. Once winter is over and warmer weather approaches, refineries change fuel to a more...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-The Eelgrass Management Plan, which is vital for marine species in Humboldt Bay, is moving forward. This comes after the board of commissioners for the Humboldt Bay Harbor District approved everything on their agenda at last night's meeting.

The board awarded a contract to Merkel and Associates for over $89,000 dollars towards the Eelgrass Management Plan. The money...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:39

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-  Caltrans District 1, along with the California Transportation Foundation is giving out a $1,000 scholarship. If you're a high school senior, or a freshman or sophomore in college, you just may be eligible.

There are some requirements needed to apply though. Students must have an official transcript, letter of recommendation, and provide a description of community...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:38

EUREKA-A man is arrested after allegedly setting a small fire in Eureka.

45-year-old Scott Griswold of Eureka was arrested around 7:30 a.m Friday morning for lighting a jacket on fire on top of a hydrant near 7th and I streets. Humboldt Bay Fire extinguished it, and Griswold was arrested for unlawfully starting that fire. Prior to this incident, officials exxtinguished three separated...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:37

ARCATA- Humboldt State University's Theatre, Film, and Dance students have a lot to be proud of after winning several prestigious awards.

It's all part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival where 28 HSU students and four faculty members traveled to Denver, Colorado.

They took part in the regional competition against hundreds of other judges' nominees. That...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:27