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EUREKA- The family of Douglas Anderson-Jordet, the victim of Arcata's fatal stabbing in November, said they are happy with the courts decision. A judge decided to throw out the three plea deals negotiated between the three defendants and the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office on Thursday.

"I think a fair representation of our brother, who has been somewhat maligned with this...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has directed staff to start drafting and ordinance that will increase parking in the downtown area.

Arcata Mayor Mark Wheetley said the city will work on three different strategies to make parking easier downtown. The 11th Street bridge will be opened up from four hour parking to unrestricted . The city will work to develop the transit center parking lot...

ARCATA- Hundreds of job seekers talked with potential employers at a Career Fair hosted by The Job Market on Friday. There were more than 50 employers representing private and government jobs.

Officials with the Economic Development Department said there are more employers at this years fair, which shows that the job market is improving in Humboldt County. All employers at the career...

EUREKA- A major improvement project to the City of Eureka’s Waste Water Treatment System has been halted. 

The planning stages for the Martin Slough Interceptor Project began about 25 years ago.  Construction on the project began over two years ago.  The project is designed to create a pipeline for sewage to get to the water treatment plant in a more direct way.  “Phase 3A” of the...

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools and the Eureka Teachers Association have reached an agreement for an employment contract for the next two school years.

Members of the Eureka Teachers Association ratified the tentative agreement they reached last month with Eureka City Schools on Tuesday.  And on Thursday night, the Board of Trustees ratified the tentative agreement as well, making it...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Calfire is working to develop a shaded fuel break to reduce the risk of wildland fires. Crews will be focusing on Walnut Drive in the Cutten area of Eureka. 
 
A shaded fuel break is a strip of land where fuel like trees, brush, or dead branches, has been reduced to limit the spread of wildfires to nearby homes. In addition, the State...
From the Eureka Police Department: 
 
The Eureka Police Department is asking community members to fill out this short survey for the City Homeless Improvement Program. 
 
The City Homeless Improvement Program (CHIP), which is comprised of community members, elected officials, and staff from both the City of Eureka and County of Humboldt,...

LOLETA:  Fire fighters responded to a brush fire along Highway 101 near Loleta Thursday evening. A little after 5pm, Cal Fire, along with Loleta Fire and a High Rock Conservation fire crew responded to a brush fire just north of the Loleta exit.

Crews spent the better part of an hour putting out several spot fires. Officials say the blaze was started by a faulty catalytic converter from...

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