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EUREKA- The next Eureka City Manager has been chosen and will begin on May 1st pending a background investigation.

On Thursday, city officials announced Greg Sparks is their selection.  Sparks has worked in City Manager or Administrator positions in seven cities.  He is currently the City Manager for the City of West Des Moines, Iowa, where he oversees more than 400 employees and an...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Carolyn Crnich is stepping down from County Clerk, Recorder and Registrar of Voters of the County of Humboldt this January. 

Kelly Sanders is the first person to reveal their candidacy for the position.  She made her announcement on Thursday.  Crnich believes Sanders is the right person for the job.

"She has a lot of experience within the office.  Especially the...

From the City of Eureka: 
 
March 6, 2014 
 
The Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that Greg Sparks of West Des Moines, Iowa 
has accepted the position of City Manager with the City of Eureka. Greg comes to the City of 
Eureka with a great deal of experience and knowledge as a City Manager. Mr. Sparks is...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
Approximately one month ago, two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were driving in the 4700 block of Kneeland Road, Kneeland, when they smelled the strong odor of growing marijuana. The deputies investigated the source of the smell and discovered the smell was coming from a mobile home.
 
The...
From the California Highway Patrol:
 
On 3/5/2014 at approximately 10:59 p.m. CHP Dispatch received a call of a Silver Toyota Pickup over the side on SR-162, in Mendocino County.  The collision was reported near mile post marker 18 on 162, east of Poonkinney Road.  The involved pickup was an 05 Toyota Tundra, being driven by an 89 year old male, out of Covelo, CA...

The Humboldt School of Woodworking in collaboration with Redwood Acres is starting new easy make and take classes on Sundays at the fairgrounds in Eureka.

The program is a Friends of Redwood Acres Project sponsored by Humboldt Hardware. Classes in woodworking, wood turning and jewelry making will be available.

Future amenities will be a professional shop share space, home repair...

ARCATA- Arcata residents can expect to see their parking officers step out of a brand new Smart car. The Arcata Police Department saved $18,000 by purchasing the new vehicle.

Chief Tom Chapman said the car is greener and safer than the previous three wheeled carts. The car has been customized for the department and has LED lights and mobile police radio. The department is considering...

ARCATA- Public Intoxication arrests are the most frequent issue the Arcata Police Department deals with. Several drunk arrests are made every single day and eachcosts the department hundreds of dollars.

"It's a major draw on our resources," said Sgt. Det. Todd Dokweiler of the Arcata Police Department. He said every arrest varies, but estimates that each arrest costs the department, on...

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