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EUREKA - Eureka businesses may soon be able to serve alcoholic beverages, outdoors, if the city council approves an amendment to it's municipal code.

The amendment would allow alcohol consumption in approved outdoor dining areas and would coincide with the city's pilot project for parklets in Old Town. The city will soon have four parklets; or small seating/socializing areas located in...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:56

ARCATA - Access to the middle of Arcata from Highway 101 is now easier with the completion of the city's long-awaited Foster Avenue extension. 

Foster Avenue now connects Sunset Avenue to Alliance, while providing a direct route from the highway. It’s also the city's first multimodal project, incorporating bike lanes, a pedestrian trail, and bioswales; that remove pollution from surface...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:45

RIO DELL- Kindergarteners at Eagle Prairie Elementary School are showing their appreciation for their grandparents in honor of Sunday’s National Grandparents Day.

"You know I just know how special grandparents are. My grandparents were a huge part of my life growing up and I just think it’s really nice to let grandparents know how special they are and how much they mean to their...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:36

ARCATA - The Chi Phi fraternity at Humboldt State has been suspended on possible violations of alcohol use and hazing. 

The fraternity’s behavior is under investigation following a video shown for recruitment. The video allegedly depicts alcohol consumption mixed with hazing during fraternity events. These actions potentially break state laws and are prohibited by the university....

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:27

EUREKA- As the White House gears up for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States next week, Eureka Philanthropist, Betty Chinn is preparing for her trip to attend his mass.

Bishop Vasa of the Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa gifted her a ticket to attend the mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. next Wednesday.

She says...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:23

EUREKA- Firefighters have to be prepared for anything, whether it's fighting a fire on land or on the high seas, Humboldt Bay Fire is training this week on how to knock down a boat fire.

18 firefighters took part in the exercise at Woodley Island Marina on Monday. The firefighters simulated a galley fire on the vessel, West Coast. Crews were able come in with their hoses and extinguish...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:14

Hundreds of law enforcement personnel remember the life of Deputy Sheriff Rich Schlesiger who passed away of cancer. Governor Brown declares a state of emergency as the Valley Fire continues to rage. A Hoopa man was arrested for DUI after causing a head-on collision near Willow Creek. Three teenagers have been sentenced to nine years in prison for carjacking and robbery. Dozens of community...

Post date: Sun, 09/13/2015 - 19:36

Authorities are on the hunt for a suspect who robbed a gas station in Trinidad. Lawmakers are moving forward to regulate medical marijuana. Speed limit is reduced from 25 mph to 15 mph in school zones. Thousands of people enjoy the Humboldt Pride parade and festival. The Loleta Community Garden is now open to the public. It was all things Dahlia at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds. 6,000 pounds...

Post date: Sat, 09/12/2015 - 19:07