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EUREKA- To prepare for the upcoming 2014 fire season the U.S. Forest Service and CALFIRE is partnering up with College of the Redwoods to educate private sector vendors on fire line safety. College of the Redwoods is offering several courses in Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte County.

 

The classes are for bulldozer operators, water tenders and other drivers and mechanics that...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- To preserve local wetlands, the California State Coastal Conservancy has been awarded a $1 million grant. The grant comes from the National Coastal Wetland Conservation Grant Project, and will be used to restore the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
 
The money will help raise the elevation of former tidelands and provide more salt marsh in...

EUREKA- The sentencing for Joshua Slater, the man who pled “no contest” to killing a horse with a crossbow in Alton back in April, was sentenced on Friday.

The judge sentenced Slater to five years of supervised felony probation because he said that would keep Slater under supervision longer than the other possible sentences. Some of the conditions of Slater’s probation are that he can...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The numbers are in.  The Employment Development Department reports Humboldt County’s unemployment rate went down slightly from November to December.

They also report the rate went down more than two percent from December 2012 to December 2013, from 9.8 percent to 7.5 percent. Still, Humboldt County slipped from 20th to 21st place in lowest...

EUREKA- A rollover crash in Eureka sent two people to the hospital on Friday.

The accident took place around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and E Street.  It involved a red sedan and a brown pickup truck.  Witnesses told police the brown pickup truck ran a red light while traveling along 5th Street and the red sedan which was driving along E Street clipped the...

EUREKA- The last comprehensive General Plan update in for land use in Eureka was in 1997, but for the 2040 General Plan Update, you can give your input from the comfort of your own home.

Eureka City officials are offering a virtual workshop, which will last from February 10th through the 24th.  At that website, people will be able to give their input about what...

From the Northern California Community Blood Bank: 
 
McKinleyville Barber Shop owner and long time apheresis donor LeRoy Murrell has donated 80 Gallons of blood and blood components!
 
LeRoy has been donating for over 25 years and as an apheresis donor is able to donate as many as twenty-four times a year. Donors can give platelets...

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