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EUREKA- At Zane Middle School on Tuesday, 175 local educators attended the SHIFT Symposium, a two day conference focused on how to apply technology to the classroom.

The seminar, hosted by the Humboldt County Office of Education, brought teachers from Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake and Sonoma County together to share ideas and experiences. Sessions focused on specific devices, programs and...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell City Council moved to continue metering the Fire Department’s water usage but not charge them for that consumption at Tuesday night’s meeting. 

It was standing room only in the council chamber as dozens of citizens filled the room to support the fire department. At the meeting council members discussed the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Budget. In that budget was the...

FORTUNA- Due to a budget deficit, parents placing their children in Fortuna Parks and Recreation’s Summer Fund program will pay an increased fee.

Fortuna city council approved an increase in fees for summer Parks and Recreation activities, as well as community development services at its meeting last night. although the increases are small, council officials say those fees are being...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors expressed their frustrations Tuesday about the progress of a proposed Outdoor Medical Marijuana Ordinance.

The ordinance was drafted by the supervisors in response to citizen complaints that smells coming from small plot outdoor medical marijuana cultivation sites in several neighborhoods were a nuisance to the public. If approved, the...

SAMOA- A pipeline break was discovered in the southern portion of the Samoa Peninsula.  On Tuesday afternoon, crews with the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District isolated the leak. Water district officials say this break, which is the fifth in the last 20 years in this area, highlights the need for an upcoming project that is designed to make the make the pipes stronger.

The break...

EUREKA- The Peace Run is a global event, where once every two years, runners in 140 different countries run a total of 35,000 miles.  They do this to symbolize global harmony and peace. On Tuesday, a team of runners was greeted at Eureka City Hall.

The 12 international runners on the North American Team began the relay run in New York City in April, and will return to New York City in...

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says the inmate who died while in custody is 42 year old Daren Ethan Borges from Eureka. 
 
An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday to determine the cause of death. 
 
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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 06-13-2014, at...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 06-16-2014, at approximately 7:40 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s received a 911 call regarding a verbal argument and three shots being heard coming from the intersection of Johnson Road and Hugh Lane, Hydesville. While deputies and California Highway Patrol Officers (C.H.P.) were responding to the scene, the...

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