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EUREKA- Campaign finance reform is on the agenda for Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

A special committee will introduce an ordinance limiting campaign contributions in Humboldt County to $1,500 per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance is modeled after a similar initiative in Sonoma County meant to ensure that no candidate is influenced by monetary contributions from any one...

EUREKA- Billboards on scenic public lands were up for debate at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor’s General Plan Update meeting Monday.

Along with several other topics under the scenic resources section of the update, the supervisors worked to define policies and standards regarding billboards. Specifically, whether or not billboards should be allowed on scenic properties like the...

-BLUE LAKE- Blue Lake residents could see a tax increase for fire services if they vote and approve a benefit assessment that was mailed to residents in September.

Blue Lake Fire District is asking residents to vote for or against a special tax that will fund fire services, improve fire protection and emergency services in the district.

Currently, residents pay $36 a year on...

EUREKA- The trio allegedly involved in the stabbing death of an Arcata chef were in court Monday for a pre-trial hearing.

Their defense is looking to split the case, making each person stand trial individually. However, Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos has been pushing for the three to be charged together.

Today in court, no decision was made by the judge. The case...

SACRAMENTO- Additional water from the Iron Gate Dam in Oregon has been released by the Bureau of Reclamation to support Klamath River salmon.

The additional flows from the dam were released Saturday and will continue until Oct. 14.

Consulting with fish scientists from NOAA and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife and with local tribes the bureau choose to increase flows late...

A possible kidnapping in downtown Eureka has authorities asking for the public’s help. A man is airlifted to the hospital after being hit by a car on Highway 36 east of Bridgeville. The Fortuna Apple Harvest Festival wraps up with a Harvest Market featuring goods produced by local farmers. Plus, the Heritage Society hosts its annual House Tour of twelve historic Eureka homes.

From the Eureka Police Department:

On Sunday, 10/05/14, at about 7:37 AM, the Eureka Police Department was contacted by a concerned citizen who reported having just witnessed a possible kidnapping.  The caller stated that 3-4 minutes ago, he saw what appeared to be an approximately 13-14 year-old female juvenile walking in the vicinity of 6th and J Streets, Eureka.  A...

NORTH COAST- A car chase that begins in Arcata and ends in McKinleyville results in the arrest of a McKinleyville man.  Also, a man from Eureka  is arrested after allegedly leading Arcata Police on a foot pursuit.  A motorcyclist sustains major injuries in an accident in McKinleyville.  In addition, it's day 2 of the North Coast Stand Down in Ferndale. The Apple Harvest Festival was held in...