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EUREKA- An ordinance regulating medical marijuana cultivation in Humboldt County goes before the board of supervisors for it's first hearing Tuesday. But the regulations are already sparking some concerns for environmental agencies.

The ordinance has been making its way through the planning commission since November. It must be approved and in place by march 1 for the county to maintain...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 21:07

North Coast - With more and more people using drones as a hobby, and gift giving right around the corner, the Federal Aviation Administration is urging caution ahead of the holiday season

The warning comes after numerous close calls with aircraft. Authorities with the F.A.A. say all drones are aircraft even ones purchased in stores. Operators should consider themselves pilots and follow...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 20:08

NORTH COAST - A controversial project coming up for license renewal is getting some scientific examination by local HSU river experts.

Environmental professors, Alison O’Dowd, William Trush and James Graham along with several undergraduate and graduate students are working to get a better understanding of the Potter Valley Project and its effects on salmon in the Eel River watershed....

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 19:57

BIG LAGOON- Diesel fuel has made it’s way into Big Lagoon after a tanker truck overturned on Saturday.

It’s estimated the trailer contained around 4,400 gallons of diesel, and that more than 1,000 gallons spilled. It wasn’t initially believed oil was in the water but the heavy rains pushed the diesel into the lagoon. While multiple agencies are working to determine how much is in the...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:23

EUREKA- College of the Redwoods is raising funds for a scholarship in memory of a Fortuna native who lost his life in October during a shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College. Jason Dale Johnson's family hopes this scholarship will allow for his legacy to live on and provide an education for others in the process.

"There are no words for our appreciation to this college. What a...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:12

A structure fire in McKinleyville leaves a family of six displaced. Some HSU students are raising funds to visit the Pope in Poland. The Queens of the Humboldt County Beauty Pageant put together a pageant at a Eureka nursing home. The 39th Annual Fortuna Christmas Music Festival drew hundreds to the River Lodge. The community of Trinidad invited the public to shop local at Holidays in Trinidad...

Post date: Sun, 12/13/2015 - 18:52

A tanker truck overturns on Highway 101 spilling fuel. Two Ferndale men were arrested for burglary. The Humboldt County Animal Shelter hosts an open house. The Humboldt Association of Realtors invites 40 organizations to it's annual Toys for Kids Toy Drive. The deaf community brings Santa to Eureka for the first time.

Post date: Sat, 12/12/2015 - 18:03

DEL NORTE COUNTY - An agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office and the Yurok Tribe is giving tribal officers more powers when it comes to enforcing the law.

The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will commemorate the signing of a cooperative memorandum of understanding on Monday.

The new agreement will make it possible for qualified Yurok Tribe, Public Safety...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 20:25