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ARCATA - It was a tough decision for the Arcata City Council Wednesday night; moving forward with a land use code amendment to create a medical marijuana innovation zone, after numerous citizens expressed concerns. 

The ordinance, prepared by the Planning Commission, was unanimously approved for Area A, with an amendment of not including Area C. Area A is the original proposed zone at...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:44

HOOPA VALLEY- We’re hearing from Sheriff Mike Downey regarding law enforcement changes coming to the Hoopa Valley area.

A community meeting was held Wednesday night in Willow Creek and on Tuesday night in Hoopa, to explain the direction the Sheriff’s Office is going with increased staffing. Currently, there’s a Corporal, Lieutenant and three officers assigned to the valley but on Sunday...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:38

ARCATA - Students at Humboldt State are getting in the lumberjack spirit as homecoming weekend kicks off.

HSU clubs held a fair on campus with activities to raise funds, including a dunk tank, bean bag toss and kissing booth. The school’s student-run radio station KRFH provided music. Friday, students will receive a t-shirt, football game ticket, and lumberjack novelties with...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:36

EUREKA - Two local carpenters turned chocolate makers have devoted themselves to creating a top quality product the past five years and their efforts are not going unnoticed.  

The founders of Dick Taylor Chocolate in Eureka are having a year full of awards and recognitions. Winning silvers and bronze at the International Chocolate Awards, multiple awards at the Academy of Chocolate out...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- A woman was flown to the hospital after crashing her bike at a popular riding area in Eureka.

Around 11 Thursday morning, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the McKay Tract for a report of a bicycle accident. Firefighters had to hike a quarter mile to reach the injured 36-year-old victim. According to Humboldt Bay Fire, the woman hit a water bar and fell off her bike, injuring her...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:28

ARCATA - The California Seismic Safety Commission held a meeting in Arcata Thursday morning, to hear firsthand about the north coast’s efforts to raise earthquake and tsunami awareness.  

Various presentations included Lori Dengler, HSU professor and member of the Redwood Tsunami Work Group, suggesting the need for statewide curriculum of preparedness for children in lower grades.  HSU...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:04

Six Rivers to host post-fire town hall meetings

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 14:06

ARCATA - An uptick of bicycle thefts on the HSU campus has prompted the University Police Department to step up education and enforcement.

Officials say many students leave their bikes in one place for extended periods with just a cable lock attached. Those locks are easily cut. Officers are educating students with information tables at various locations and increasing patrols. Tuesday...

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 20:02