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EUREKA – Ebola. It started in West Africa but cases of the virus are popping up around the world. We talked to officials about the possibility of Ebola coming to the North Coast and how prepared we are to handle it.

“There's definitely an outbreak going on in Western Africa with the Ebola virus. There have been 7,000 people infected, more than 3000 of those have died, so that puts into...

EUREKA - With the November election less than a month away, four Eureka City Council candidates answered questions from the community today.

Incumbent Chet Albin and challenger Natalie Arroyo represented the 5 ward and incumbent Mike Newman, and challenger Kim Bergel represented the 3 ward.

The event was held at Elk Lodge in Eureka and the public asked the candidates questions...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to discuss the county’s role in Trinity River restoration.

At the meeting the supervisors intend to approve a letter requesting that the county be made a full voting member of the Trinity Management Council. The group is a multi-agency management structure that provides guidance and direction to the Trinity River...

EUREKA- Campaign finance reform is on the agenda for Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

A special committee will introduce an ordinance limiting campaign contributions in Humboldt County to $1,500 per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance is modeled after a similar initiative in Sonoma County meant to ensure that no candidate is influenced by monetary contributions from any one...

EUREKA- Billboards on scenic public lands were up for debate at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor’s General Plan Update meeting Monday.

Along with several other topics under the scenic resources section of the update, the supervisors worked to define policies and standards regarding billboards. Specifically, whether or not billboards should be allowed on scenic properties like the...

-BLUE LAKE- Blue Lake residents could see a tax increase for fire services if they vote and approve a benefit assessment that was mailed to residents in September.

Blue Lake Fire District is asking residents to vote for or against a special tax that will fund fire services, improve fire protection and emergency services in the district.

Currently, residents pay $36 a year on...

EUREKA- The trio allegedly involved in the stabbing death of an Arcata chef were in court Monday for a pre-trial hearing.

Their defense is looking to split the case, making each person stand trial individually. However, Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos has been pushing for the three to be charged together.

Today in court, no decision was made by the judge. The case...

SACRAMENTO- Additional water from the Iron Gate Dam in Oregon has been released by the Bureau of Reclamation to support Klamath River salmon.

The additional flows from the dam were released Saturday and will continue until Oct. 14.

Consulting with fish scientists from NOAA and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife and with local tribes the bureau choose to increase flows late...