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EUREKA- Toys, shoes, clothes and more, and it's all free for foster kids, thanks to an idea that started in a small room of a local church.

"My sister and I started foster parenting and then people in our Church were foster parenting, and we saw the need for when everyone was getting in a child- that we needed to share the clothes, share our resources..." said Jill Maples, the Co-...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:13

EUREKA - Residents of West Eureka met again to discuss ways to improve their neighborhood.

The G Street Neighborhood Network formed work parties to pick up trash and clean alleyways. They created Neighborhood Watch groups and will ask PG&E for better street lighting to improve safety.

The network also hopes to address nuisance properties in the area.

They say criminal...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:12

EUREKA - Beginning Saturday night in Eureka, art lovers can enjoy a new exhibit featuring local 7th graders.

During Arts Alive, twenty-five artists from Zane Middle School will debut their hand-cut stencils styled after street art. Teacher Ken Weiderman asked the question “Who are you?” then students wrote about ten character traits and developed a design representing some of...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:10

EUREKA – There more kids in poverty in California than any other state in the nation, and Senator Mike McGuire and local programs are ensuring a brighter future for kids.

Senator Mike McGuire has announced that he will be partnering with support program, First 5, to assist in helping children.

First 5 Was voted under Proposition 10 to classify children's health and education as a...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:34

EUREKA – With Christmas less than 4 weeks away people gathered at fairgrounds, today, and are still collecting ornaments and gifts for loved ones.

“Just visiting the people who come through and they enjoy looking at the sweaters and I enjoy making them and it’s just a nice environment, said Owner of Itty Bitty Dreamers, Debbie Reis.

Christmas trees, pottery, faceplates, and more...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:34

The North Coast Regional Water Quality Board is taking steps to control sediment in the Elk River watershed.

Thursday they adopted waste discharge requirements for timber harvest activities conducted by the Humboldt Redwood Company.

These include special zones to protect water quality, roads management measures, landslide prevention, harvest rate limits, and wet weather...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 15:00

EUREKA-The election is over but the process of finalizing votes is still underway.

The Humboldt County Elections Office sent out an update on post-election results after adding in about 20,000 mail-in votes. They said the results have stayed consistent and that they have in total about 37,000 more votes to scan. Certified election results are estimated to be released on Tuesday. 

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:58

EUREKA-It's the first day after the official start of crab season and merchants are prepping for sales. 

Over the years crab season has taken a dive due to weather related issues but this year merchants say they hope to see a better turn out. Pacific Seafood brought in three truckloads of crab this morning of about 130,000 pounds that were then cooked and ready to be distributed or sold...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:53