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ARCATA- The City of Arcata may be purchasing a new multi-thousand dollar dispatch system. 

It just has to be approved at Wednesday's City Council meeting. Purchasing the three-station system, as well as having it installed by Day Wireless, would amount to a total of over $140,000. During the meeting, a contract will also be awarded for preparing a construction plan for the Greenview ...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA - Eureka Police have worn body cameras for only a few months but the camera footage has already cleared up citizen complaints and helped the District Attorney’s Office file charges.  

Patrol officers, POP detectives, and criminal investigators with the Eureka Police Department have been equipped with HD body cameras since the end of April. 

"The officers have really bought...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:27

FORTUNA - They serve as firefighters, trail builders, and watershed restorers. Today, community members had a chance to learn more about the California Conservation Corps.

Members discussed the requirements and benefits of serving in the CCC. Corps members sign up for one to three year terms. They can earn scholarships from $2,000 to more than $10,000 for a university or trade school of...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:15

ARCATA - The college school year is off to a start, with move-in beginning around the country. Tuesday was the official move-in day for Humboldt State University.

Both parents and students got acquainted with the campus, received their keys and ID cards, and went through orientation.

HSU was expecting about 800 students Tuesday, and 2,100 over the course of this week and next....

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:53

ARCATA - The 2016-2017 school year is almost upon us, but some are studying a little early.

"I want to learn how to program computers and stuff like that. And maybe like make games or something," said 8th grader Nathan Witte. 

His peer, Kate Oberlander, wants to work for NASA.

Big dreams for some Arcata students, and some of them are getting a jump on brushing up on their...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:45

EUREKA - A grant that helped fund a back-to-school shopping program for financially vulnerable youth was recently changed and now the Boys and Girls Club needs your help.

Due to a strategic visioning change by the North Coast Grantmaking Partnership which will focus on trauma informed care, the Childspree Program has lost the majority of its funding.

The program has a huge...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 22:18

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - A State of Emergency is declared in Lake County after another big wildfire gets started over the weekend.

It is unknown what sparked the Clayton fire this past Saturday but already, the big blaze has burned over 4,000 acres and is only 5% contained. Over 175-structures have been destroyed and 1500 more are threatened. Hundreds have been evacuated and there are...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 22:07

EUREKA- A local group is asking for the public to participate in an online survey with an incentive.

Cooper Gulch Common Grounds is a non-profit organization. They want to engage the community to help improve the Cooper Gulch Park, providing a safe space to enjoy recreational activities. The 33 acre park is located in Eureka and features a skate park, trail, and playing field. It...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:37