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ARCATA - The city of Arcata held it’s first of three, budget study sessions Monday, to look at ways to cut costs and raise reserves. 

The city says, the budget is slightly under last years by a few million dollars and proposed changes would avoid structure deficits. The city is anticipating property tax revenue to increase by more than $500,000, while the city’s proposed reorganization...

EUREKA- Zane Middle School says student and staff safety is the number one priority after a mountain lion was spotted near the north end of the school over the weekend.

The principal says she received a call Sunday night from the Eureka Police Department saying a resident in the area saw the animal. The school sent out an auto message to families and extra security was in place Monday...

ARCATA - One person has been arrested in connection to a fatal home invasion robbery Saturday in Arcata.

28-year-old Kimberly Lyn Steele of Samoa was arrested Sunday in connection to the shooting death of 38-year-old Trevor Mark Harrison of Arcata. He was shot at the 2000 block of Eastern Avenue, Saturday night. Harrison later died at Mad River Community Hospital.

Arcata Police...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The 23rd Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive in Humboldt County was a huge success collecting a record number of food this year.

Food for People in Eureka says so far, more than 40,000 pounds of food has been tallied and over 25,000 of that is from Eureka alone.

On Saturday, letter carriers collected blue bags with canned goods from residential mailboxes...

HOOPA- Fire crews in the Hoopa Valley contained a fire Monday that burned nearly seven acres and destroyed a home.

CAL FIRE was called in to help battle the blaze around seven Sunday night. It started as a structure fire near mile marker 12.15 on Highway 96 near Firehouse Road. CAL FIRE aided crews from Hoopa and Willow Creek with two engines and two crews. Resources fought the blaze...

GASQUET- One person is dead, another with major injuries after a two car collision on U.S. 199 near Gasquet.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Jacob Zeliff, 32, of Grants Pass was driving a Jeep north on U.S. 199 near Firehouse Road in Gasquet around 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

For unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic, collided with a Lexus, overturned and...

EUREKA- You may have to drive a little slower in Humboldt County school zones if a proposed ordinance is approved by the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

The supervisors will introduce an ordinance Tuesday that decreases speed limits in residential school zones. Under the ordinance, stretches of road within 500 ft of a school would be lowered to 15 miles per hour. Stretches of road...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office team got a little larger Monday.

The Sheriff welcomed two new deputies, two legal office assistants and a new emergency services manager at a swearing in ceremony Monday morning.

Queena Delany of Fortuna and Fatima Delarose from Eureka are the new faces of the legal office. Dorie Lanni of Eureka, the Interim Emergency Services Manager...