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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Meet Danniel, a holstein steer raised here in Humboldt County, who has a craving appetite for wheat bread. Danniel is six-years-old, and most holsteins don't get to live to be six. When Ken Farley and his late Aunt Helen purchased Danniel as a calf, he would not drink milk from their beef cow. Darla Paquin ended up bottle feeding Danniel for six months. "It was really a lot of...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:21

EUREKA- There may soon be more business opportunities along Humboldt Bay.

At a luncheon Wednesday afternoon, the county updated the Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group on the Local Coastal Program Land Use Plan. The county is working on reducing the amount of coastal dependent industrial zoned properties along the peninsula. With the help from the City of Eureka and the Coastal Commission...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:07

ARCATA - A special meeting is set for Thursday to discuss waste in the city of Arcata.

Currently 70% of the city’s waste is diverted from landfills. The Arcata City Council and Zero Waste Humboldt are teaming up to increase that diversion rate. Officials want to improve waste prevention, and reuse, recycling and composting programs and policies. The city will look at economic...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:55

EUREKA - The injured suspect in Tuesday’s officer involved shooting in Eureka remains hospitalized with law enforcement on 24-hour guard. Investigators from the District Attorney’s Office were conducting a follow-up to a 2015 homicide when their suspect opened fire hitting nearby homes and vehicles, those residents are still feeling the effects.  

Residents in the Eureka neighborhood...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:50
EUREKA- A community movement known as Coats for the Cold is sweeping across Humboldt County. The recent weather has brought rain and cool temperatures and unfortunately, not everyone can afford warm outer wear.
Tim Overturf from Teen Challenge says, "A lot of the students that come to Teen Challenge don't have enough coats." 
Thanks to Coats for the Cold and all...
Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:44

EUREKA- The California Highway Patrol is hoping to reduce fatal and injury collisions among young people as reckless and distracted driving is the number one killer of teens in America.

“I hope that they take away that it doesn’t always happen to bad kids and that 75 percent of the time alcohol or drugs are not involved in fatal teen car crashes and I can’t change what happened to my...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 17:30

NORTH COAST – The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors put the finishing touches on an issue Tuesday that could have a major impact on the North Coast’s economic future. They approved the Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance. It was a unanimous vote and the supervisors were immediately met with cheers and a lot of enthusiasm from those in attendance.

It was a huge undertaking with many...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 22:03

ARCATA- After a nearly twenty year struggle for timber, Sierra Pacific Industries will finally shutter its Arcata sawmill, serving 123 employees with a 60 days notice of termination.

The layoff notifications were received Monday. Opened in 1951 by Humboldt native, Red Emmerson and his father, the company says a shortage of logs determined the sawmill’s fate. According to staff, while...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:44