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EUREKA- Friends of the Palco Marsh hosted it’s weekly lunch Friday after a shelter crisis was declared in Eureka just three days ago. The homeless are hopeful change is coming their way after learning about the news.

“I noticed there were a lot more people today and it does feel like they’re happier, you know, a little more relaxed I guess they know that they’re going to have a place...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:39

ARCATA - The city of Arcata is looking to make access into Humboldt Bay easier at low tide.

There is currently a floating boat launch station on south I Street for small boats, kayaks and paddle boards. However, when the bay is at low tide the dock does not extend far enough to enter the water. An environmental analysis has been performed and they city is applying for a grant through...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:38

ARCATA - Nearly 80 new jobs are coming to the city of Arcata thanks to a generous loan from the state.

Wing Inflatables was awarded a $2.8 million loan from The Department of Housing and Community Development to expand its current production facility in Arcata. Friday, a ceremony led by Assembly Member Jim Wood recognized the Arcata-born business for its growth and success over the last...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:37

EUREKA-We have new information on the recent Eureka hash lab explosion that sent a man to the hospital for second degree burns. The explosion happened on the 3800 block of D Street Wednesday night. After drug task force agents investigated the scene, they found 85 pounds worth of marijuana drugs, 100 pounds of butane, 117 growing marijuana plants, and other paraphernalia used for a hash lab...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:56

ARCATA - Fifteen-hundred 8th grade students have been guaranteed admission to Humboldt State University, if they meet the requirements when they apply. This comes after attending the I've Been Admitted to College event, where the students from Del Norte and Humboldt County get to come to the university and experience what a day in college feels like. The event wrapped up today, and...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:26

Sacramento - Mike McGuire is the recipient of a prestigious honor; the Patti Mattingly Award for Legislator of the Year. Humboldt County Supervisor, Rex Bohn is shown here giving the 2nd District Senator his award

It is given to a policymaker who has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and exhibited an understanding of the unique challenges that rural communities face....

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:31

NORTH COAST - With high winds pummeling Humboldt County on Thursday, PG&E had its hands full dealing with outages up and down the North Coast. Around 380 customers near 6th and O Streets in Eureka lost power due to equipment failure. Full restoration was expected by 11pm.

19 homes in Carlotta were without electricity at 7:30 pm. That cause is under investigation and PG...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:00

From Fortuna Police: 
 
FORTUNA, CA - On Thursday at approximately 7:15 PM, the Fortuna Police Department received a call from a resident in the 3400 block of Renner Drive reporting that she had just arrived home and believed that someone had broken into her residence. Officers responded and upon arrival, determined that several items were missing from the residence.
 
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Post date: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 22:33