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EUREKA - In an effort to get the next generation of Eureka residents invested in the city’s future, staff invited 16-30 year olds to share their ideas at “Next Generation Eureka”.  At the two-hour meeting participants were given 100 Eureka bucks and asked to choose how they would prioritize the budget. Youth then broke into groups focusing on one of four topics: creating night life and outdoor...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:45

EUREKA - The City of Eureka wants your input on food trucks. City regulations currently limit food trucks to a few areas. Staff will explore expansion of these locations at a public meeting Thursday, January 7th at the Wharfinger Building from 5:00 to 7:00p.m. Community members can share their opinions about three types of mobile food facilities including small groups of food trucks called “...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:41

SAMOA - Massive waves crashed over large rocks and jetties at our local beaches Wednesday afternoon and people at the north jetty in Samoa enjoyed the action.

A large westerly swell is currently impacting the coast, resulting in breakers of 20 to 24 feet along west and northwest facing beaches. The large breakers lead to increased wave run-up on beaches and jetties. Experts say, these...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:24

EUREKA - A packed Eureka City Hall was the site of a heated debate Tuesday night as council continues to look at options for the homeless.

After receiving a report from staff and hearing public comment, the city council voted three to two, to consider a resolution declaring a shelter crisis at their next meeting. Council reviewed possible locations for a homeless shelter including the...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:16

Eureka - A grieving family finally has closure after a man convicted of second degree murder in Southern Humboldt is sentenced Wednesday....

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 17:56

HUMBOLDT/DEL NORTE COUNTIES- The American Red Cross is in need of more volunteers to join its Disaster Action Team.

In both Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, the organization is looking for individuals who want to help those affected by disasters such as house fires, floods, and even earthquakes. Volunteers will provide food, shelter and comfort, and are required to commit to at least...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 17:33

ARCATA- An investigation is underway after an early morning apartment fire in the Creamery District.

Shortly after 2 a.m., Arcata Fire District responded to a structure fire in the 800 block of K Street. Once fire crews arrived on scene they could see melted window blinds as well as light smoke from the window and front door. Inside, there was extensive fire damage to the kitchen and...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 17:29

LOLETA - A wanted felon from out of the area is in custody after law enforcement found him with a firearm in Loleta.

Just after noon Tuesday, sheriff’s deputies responded to Bear River Casino after employees reported a man staying at the hotel was in possession of a weapon.

Authorities say John Augborne from Oakland had three active warrants. He was arrested and booked into the...

Post date: Tue, 01/05/2016 - 20:30