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EUREKA - Eureka officials are giving the public a chance to weigh-in on various fees and service charges planned for the upcoming fiscal year. 

The 2016-2017 Fee Schedule addresses everything from building permit fees to how much the city will charge for a photocopy. A majority of the city's fees will stay the same. Areas in the Planning and Development Services Department could...

Post date: Mon, 03/14/2016 - 17:10

The 38th Annual St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Telethon was once again a big success here on the North Coast.

The event was held last Thursday and Friday.

Hosted by Bi-Coastal Media on Spruce Point, radio hosts and other volunteers took pledges to help kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

When all was said and done, local callers were very...

Post date: Mon, 03/14/2016 - 16:48

A man allegedly under the influence of controlled substances – possibly including the powerful hallucinogen LSD -- had to be tased multiple times by law enforcement before he was arrested in McKinleyville.

Yesterday afternoon just before 3, Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence on the 1600 block of Gwin Road.

Ryan Adams was reported to have taken several...

Post date: Mon, 03/14/2016 - 16:46

EASTERN HUMBOLDT - A Hoopa man is behind bars after witnesses say he threatened his family with a large “Bowie" style knife.

Around 7:30 Saturday morning, Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence on State Route 96.

Twenty-two-year-old Michael Jensen had been asleep with his significant other when he somehow became agitated and threatened suicide. An argument...

Post date: Mon, 03/14/2016 - 16:41

WESTHAVEN - A suspect known to law enforcement was arrested after video surveillance showed him allegedly burglarizing a residence in Westhaven.

Just after 12:30 last Thursday afternoon, Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies responded to the 20-block of Seadrift Lane. An alarm had gone off and a male victim was able to show authorities video surveillance of a suspect fleeing the area with...

Post date: Mon, 03/14/2016 - 16:38

Humboldt Bay to turn red this week for water quality study. New face on the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Board. Cal Fire to launch defensible space campaign this week. Field to Vase dinner draws more than 150 people to Sun Valley Floral Farms. Students from three counties compete in the All County Music Festival in Fortuna. Community members get a head start on St. Patrick's Day...

Post date: Sun, 03/13/2016 - 16:49

Fortuna armed robbery suspect remains on the run. Stolen generator returned to Arcata Fire District. Milk spill closes Highway 101 near Trinidad. Power restored to McKinleyville residents following outage this morning. Friends of the Library hosts it's annual Fortuna Library Day. Humboldt Pie Fundraiser & pie eating contest is all for a great cause. Salvation Army hosts it's first rummage...

Post date: Sat, 03/12/2016 - 16:55

EUREKA - In celebrating Arbor Week, community volunteers from the Keep Eureka Beautiful Committee are continuing their tree planting activities throughout the city.

The goal is to make Eureka a city of tree-lined streets. Funding donations have come from the Christine and Jalmer Berg Foundation; Pierson’s Building Supply has donated trees at cost and sometimes even for free. The City of...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 19:17