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EUREKA- A Eureka building originally designed to hold a restaurant will be getting a seafood café next year.

The Fishermen’s Terminal Building, which is at the foot of “c” street, was built in 2011. The partially occupied building has not had a restaurant or cafe yet. Ever since 2010, city staff has been working to bring one in. Five months ago, the city entered into negotiations with...

ARCATA- The City Council will discuss membership to the budget task force on Wednesday. The group of city employees and community members will help to balance the city's budget to help eliminate the city's deficit.

Three city employees will be appointed into the position at the meeting and the council will discuss how many residents will serve on the task force. 

Also Wednesday,...

ARCATA - Sunny Brae Animal Clinic kicked off its annual month-long Giving Tree Fundraiser for local non-profit animal organizations.

Every year, for nearly 30 years, the Animal Clinic has collected donations for several non-profits of their choice.

This year, they picked "Humboldt Spay and Neuter Network, Humboldt County Animal Shelter, and Sequoia Humane Society.


EUREKA - December 2 is nationally recognized as Special Education Day remembering an act passed in 1975.

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, signed by President Gerald Ford, mandates all students with disabilities receive a free, appropriate, and public education.

The act opened classroom doors to many children who previously had been excluded.

Here in...

EUREKA - Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are about getting deals, but today is about giving back.

Giving Tuesday is a national initiative dedicated to giving to local non-profits.

Humboldt County is home to hundreds of non-profits that enrich the lives of our community and Tuesday is an opportunity for the community to show its support back.


EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for a rapid transition that will make Sheriff Mike Downey, the county’s new coroner and public administrator.

On Tuesday the Board of Supervisors voted to pass an ordinance consolidating the two offices. Effective January 30, Coroner Dave Parris will retire, passing his responsibilities on to the sheriff. With just two months to...

EUREKA- It’s a dangerous section of road connecting Crescent City to Humboldt County, and on Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors took a stand for traveler safety.

“When the road collapses Del Norte County will be cut off,” said Del Norte County District 1 Supervisor Roger Gitlin. “There will be all kinds of other problems associated with economic, environmental, and human...

EUREKA- Fire and law enforcement officials will have a say in how Measure Z revenue is spent. On Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors agreed on the make-up of a citizens’ advisory committee. That group will oversee how the new countywide sales tax revenue is dispersed.

The committee will have nine members, five of those appointed by district, two at large members appointed...