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EUREKA- Business owners, bankers and accountants learned how to work together to increase economic growth in Humboldt County.

U.S. Bank hosted a financial seminar at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka Tuesday. The workshop is the first of its kind in the county. It ran throughout the day, teaching local business owners how to understand their company’s financial books and how to work...

ARCATA- On Wednesday, the Arcata City Council will look into their smoking ban ordinance after receiving complaints from businesses and residents.

According to a staff report, large groups gather in areas outside the smoking ban, sometimes on private property. The report said the groups engage in illegal behavior, sometimes block sidewalks and litter.

The Police Department said...

EUREKA- Nearly 90 kids in Humboldt County have started the school year off with a brand new backpack filled with school supplies.

The items were donated to students from staff and volunteers at St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospitals.

The drive began in August, with staff donating and collecting the supplies. One nurse donated a total of 25 backpacks. The backpacks and supplies...

FORTUNA- Students at Fortuna High School were evacuated Tuesday morning when a smoke alarm went off at 8:50 a.m.

Fortuna Police and the volunteer fire department were dispatched to an alarm inside the library. Students were evacuated and officials turned off power to the building. A ballast for one of the light fixtures was the reason for the alarm said the Fortuna Police Department....

EUREKA- A shooting over the weekend in Eureka has left two injured in an area filled with homeless encampments.

On Saturday, Eureka Police received a report of shots fired in the Green Belt, near the foot of Del Norte Street.  When officers arrived, they found a man, Billy Rutherford, with a head wound.  They later received a call from St. Joseph Hospital for a report of another man,...

EUREKA- A local museum for kids will have to temporarily close its doors due to the Carson Block Building Restoration Project in Eureka.

The Carson Block Building will be seismically retrofitted, as well as receive other upgrades for the project.  The Discovery Museum, along with the rest of the tenants, has to vacate the building by the end of November.  On November 15th,...

KLAMATH- The Klamath River Bridge on Highway 101 will be closed as Caltrans crews remove equipment from beneath the bridge.

The equipment removal is the last phase of the project to replace three hinges on the bridge, in order to extend the service life of the structure.  The full closure will start at 10 p.m. on September 28th, and will last until 4 a.m. on September 29th.  ...

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

Officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at two residences on Tuesday morning, September 9th.

The first residence was in the 1500 blk of Hilfiker Dr. and the second residence was in the 2500 blk of Cropley Way.

Both residences had been the subject of numerous complaints and anonymous tips related...