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FORTUNA- Fortuna City Council members motioned Monday night to send a draft water contingency plan to public comment in their next meeting.

The plan comes after orders from the state water resources control board limiting the use of water outdoors. City officials say they decided to create their own water plan due to extreme and ambiguous water conservation measures ordered by the state...


EUREKA- There’s a new face in charge of Eureka’s healthcare. St. Joseph Health recently announced the arrival of David Southerland as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Southerland assumed his new position this week, bringing more than 25 years of experience to the hospital...he joins St. Joseph health after being the COO at a 141 bed community hospital in Virginia. As the new...


FERNDALE- The Bounty of the County is theme of this year’s Humboldt County Fair and they aren’t taking it lightly. This week the fair is going big by showing off the best of Humboldt in it’s largest venue, the grandstand.

And on Tuesday, it was everything outdoors today as the bounty of the county was on display at the fair.

“We were trying to really come up with an idea to spice...


Sacramento- Local tribal stakeholders and supporters gathered in Sacramento on Tuesday outside the Bureau of Reclamation's office to protest the agencies decision not to release water into the Trinity River.

"Give our river back," yelled over 20 protesters outside the Bureau's main office to the beat of a drum.

Stakeholders and many tribal members along the Trinity and Klamath...

EUREKA- Congressman Jared Huffman will hold a town hall meeting on Friday to discuss U.S. Post Office's changes to services locally.

Huffman will join officials from the U.S.P.S. at the Wharfinger Building on Friday to talk about closure of the Eureka Customer Services Mail Processing Center.

In the past, Huffman has opposed the decision and stated it will damage the local...


ARCATA- The City of Arcata has received several reports of black bears raiding residents garbage cans in the eastern part of town.

City officials warn residents that bears can be dangerous and that bears can be killed if they are a threat to public safety.

To prevent unnecessary deaths, the city has offered the following tips from the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. They...


EUREKA- Many North Coast schools resume class this Monday.  On Tuesday, staff with Eureka City Schools gathered as a group for the first time to discuss the upcoming year.

Teachers, maintenance personnel, custodians, administrative and clerical officials attended the annual Welcome Back Breakfast Tuesday morning at Eureka High School.  School officials laid out the goals for the year...


MCKINLEYVILLE- About 100 bus drivers, from Humboldt, Trinity and Del Norte Counties, participated in an annual workshop at McKinleyville High School on Tuesday.  At the workshop, the bus drivers had state and federally mandated training as well as the chance to be recognized for the jobs they’ve done.

Officials with the California Department of Education held presentations at the...