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STATE NEWS - A new report has come out releasing the names of the state's most financially distressed cities and counties. The list was compiled by the California Policy Center and Civic Partner.

Some of the most financially distressed cities include Compton in Southern California, Chico and Firebaugh in the central valley. The list excludes Stockton and San Bernardino, both of which...

BLUE LAKE - An update to the story we did about the big cannabis meeting in Blue Lake this past Wednesday. California Cannabis Voice Humboldt collected input from a packed house at Blue Lake Casino’s Sapphire Palace. Stakeholders came together to focus on legitimizing cannabis farmers and offering cultivators incentives to get out of the black market and participate in the county’s political...


EUREKA - “It's a hole that's not going to be filled anytime soon,” Undersheriff Bill Honsal said.

Lieutenant Steve Knight is officially retiring after 30 years of service to the Humboldt County community, leaving behind a legacy that won’t soon be forgotten.

“I've tried very hard to inform the public as much as I can, be as accurate as I can with the information. I know the...


EUREKA - Proposition 47, the statewide imitative referred to as the “Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act”, passed with a nearly 60% vote, and the effects are already being felt locally.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says that just two days into the implementation of the prop, nine inmates sentenced to a period of time in the Sheriff’s Correctional Facility have been released.


ARCATA- The City of Arcata is encouraging the community to help restore Jolly Giant Creek on Saturday.

Volunteers will help beautify the waterway with the Humboldt Fish Action Council and the City of Arcata's Environmental Services Department.

The groups will meet at 9 a.m. at the Bug Press at 1461 M Street.

Tools and snacks will even be provided said the city. 


FORTUNA- CalFire is getting a head start on preparing for next year’s wildfire season with the help of PG&E. Next fire season, CalFire will have a new weapon in combating wildfires.

“The system is an automated fire detection system so it will sit on four separate mountaintops,” said CalFire Emergency Command Center Batallion Chief Paul Duncan. “We’re going to be able to see and...


EUREKA- A Eureka man was flown to an out of area hospital following a collision at Wabash and Pine streets.

Just before 6 p.m. Thursday, the 42 year-old victim was traveling east on Wabash by motorcycle when a Toyota truck collided with him. The driver of that vehicle was making a left turn at the time onto Pine Street and failed to see the rider. The motorcyclist sustained serious...


ARCATA- Female veterans were recognized for their role in keeping the country safe in Arcata on Friday.

The 6th annual Honoring Women Veterans Program was held at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Hall and was organized by the Redwood Vets Center. Female veterans from every war since World War II attended. The Mad River Honor Guard kicked off the program by displaying the nation’s...