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HUMBOLDT COUNTY-A new bed and breakfast is looking to someday serve its toast on Humboldt Bay, and project organizers hope their permit gets a green light at Thursday's meeting of the Humboldt Bay Harbor District Board of Commissioners.

Other bay permits waiting for approval include sailing and fishing activities.The Board of Commissioners will also consider granting a permit for the...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 17:31

EUREKA- After learning about different career avenues all trimester, students from Pacific Union School were able to attend a real meeting Tuesday; they saw real leaders, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, in action.

"I learned that there’s a lot more things that people do in the community then I thought like there's people coming in and presenting their ideas and they have to...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 17:13

EUREKA -- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a 7-percent raise.

The adjustment will come in three separate steps.

Currently, supervisors receive slightly more than $81,000 per year. Effective May 8, the salary will bump up to more than $84,000 annually.

Then on July 3, the increase will tick upward to over $85,000 and then on Jan...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 16:57

ARCATA -- Humboldt State University is continuing their tradition of honoring excellence with their distinguished faculty awards for 2015 - 2016.

HSU began the tradition back in 1964.

This year, professors Alexandru Tomescu and Noah Zerbe along with lecturer Loren Cannon are being lauded.

Tomescu, a professor of botany and biology, was praised for his dynamic and thought-...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 16:54

EUREKA -- Even as officials met last week to brainstorm ideas for curbing dog attacks on area livestock, a cow had to be euthanized Monday for injuries sustained during just such an attack. 

At their meeting, authorities discussed ways to curb the number of incidents by prosecuting dog owners and requiring restitution to the tune of double the value of an animal lost.


Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 16:50

FORTUNA – Family and friends gathered at Fortuna City Hall Monday night as the chief of police welcomed four fresh new faces to the department at an official swearing-in ceremony.  

Fortuna police congratulated 21-year-old Kaitlyn Teasley on her new position as police dispatch and Charity Kemp, who started in September as an evidence technician but has transitioned to the police records...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 18:15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-In an effort to combat area homelessness, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is set to approve a joint resolution of a housing first plan; this comes after the city of Eureka approved the same resolution last week.

The board will meet at 9 a.m Tuesday morning. The housing-first plan was created by Focus Strategies, and would focus on housing 30 people in...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:57

ARCATA- A male cyclist is biking 545 miles, from San Francisco to Los Angeles, all for a good cause. Monday night, a fundraiser to support his cause was held in Arcata.

Abruzzi is hosting the fundraiser to support Zack Hinkley's pledge of raising thousands of dollars to participate in a bike ride that will go from the Bay Area to Southern California.

The funds raised will go to...

Post date: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 17:54