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ARCATA - The 2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate is visiting Humboldt State University this week.

Jill Stein will speak on Wednesday in the Kate Buchanan Room on the HSU campus. The event is sponsored by the HSU Greens and Climate Crisis Clubs. The program begins at 6 pm and Stein will speak from 7 to 8. Tickets are free but required for entry. Two tickets per person will be...

Post date: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 23:22

It was a full house today at Monday’s Club in Fortuna where the city held a public hearing on cannabis cultivation in the friendly city.

Currently, the city of Fortuna does not have an ordinance in place for marijuana cultivation, but the county does.

Some of the concerns Fortuna residents brought forward were smell and environmental impacts - such as organic material getting...

Post date: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:38

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors still has thousands of dollars left in Measure Z funding and at their meeting tomorrow will consider requests for ways to use it.

One recommendation coming from Arcata is to use 35-thousand dollars to purchase a vehicle for diversion counselors to travel between Northern Humboldt schools.

This use has been called impractical due to their...

Post date: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:37

EUREKA - The drive along Eureka's Waterfront may soon feel a bit more connected.

city Council is expected to authorize the purchase of the undeveloped section of land between H and I streets that currently separates Waterfront Drive from First Street.

Preliminary design and technical studies have already been completed for the parcel owned by Union Pacific Railroad.


Post date: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:33

EUREKA - Eureka Police celebrated newly promoted officers at a special ceremony at the Sequoia Conference Center.

The ceremony began with recognition of seventeen new employees. Family members and friends pinned their badges as Chief Mills congratulated the group.

Newly promoted Sergeants Terry Liles, Lenny La France, and Eddie Wilson officially received their promotions. This...

Post date: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:20