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EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has been denied an appeal that would secure millions for a jail expansion project. The plan would provide the county with more space and rehabilitation services for inmates.

The $17.5 million dollar grant would bring probation and mental health services to one central location that would be attached to the existing jail. The space would...

EUREKA- Since the Eureka Police Department unveiled its new “Eureka’s Most Wanted” poster on its website and Facebook page last month, multiple arrests have been made.

Officials with the Eureka Police Department report Eureka currently has one of the highest per-capita property crime rates in California for a city of its size.  They also say most of the people committing these crimes...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council voted unanimously to permanently ban medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. 

Under the passed ordinance medical marijuana 215 card holders can continue to grow the plant in their homes for medicinal purposes, but will have to travel out of town to buy from a dispensary.

The council moved forward with the ordinance after the city...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Gas prices in Humboldt County are now reaching $4 per gallon.  According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices are up to an average of $4.01, up from $3.97 just over 2 weeks ago.

Humboldt County gas prices are 12 cents per gallon higher than the rest of California, which was recorded at $3.89 per gallon as of Tuesday. 

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Congressman Jared Huffman joined President Obama today at The White House for a ceremony welcoming the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands to the California National Monument.

This designation permanently protects more than sixteen hundred acres of beach, bluffs and other natural habitats including the Garcia River Estuary which are home to: coho salmon, steelhead, mountain beaver...

EUREKA- One Peace Corp volunteer is back in Eureka after being evacuated from Ukraine in the wake of the political crisis overseas.

"When I get the news that I can go back, I'm going to be so excited," said Ryan Knight, a volunteer who was evacuated from the country on March 1st.

Knight, like 200 other volunteers, was evacuated out of the country as a precaution by the...

BLUE LAKE- With reduced revenue and increased expenses hitting the community, the Blue Lake City Council is considering increasing taxes to balance the city's General Plan budget.

The council is considering putting a tax on the ballot for the upcoming November election. The council will decide Tuesday night what type of tax will try to pass. Mayor, Sherman Schapiro said the council...

EUREKA- Retired Deputy District Attorney Arnie Klein announced his candidacy for Humboldt County District Attorney on Tuesday on the steps of the Humboldt County Courthouse.

Klein previously served as Deputy District Attorney for the Humboldt County District Attorney's office and was a defense attorney for over 20 years.

In his speech, Klein said he would work to take back the...

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