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NORTH COAST - There’s some good news for hikers on the North Coast. The Little South Fork Elk River Trail is opening back up after a closure.

Back in mid-march officials temporarily closed the area due to issues with erosion and for public safety. With our recent dry spell, the trail is now open to visitors and is safe for hiking.

For more information on the Headwaters Forest...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 22:18

EUREKA - It's been one week since homeless were evicted from the Palco Marsh in Eureka. Leading up to the exit date citizens expressed concerns about the possibility of the homeless migrating to neighborhoods and downtown, but Eureka Police Chief Andrew Mills says the repercussions to the community have been minimal. 

The entire Eureka Police Department was deployed last Monday and...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:33

ORLEANS-It could have been a lot worse and early response was the key.

A structure was destroyed, after a fire in Eastern Humboldt.

Around 12:30 p.m Monday, emergency personnel responded to a structure fire between Big Rock and Asip road in Orleans. Cal Fire, Orleans Volunteer Fire Department, and Six Rivers National Forest responded to the blaze. The fire occurred at a building...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:33

TRINIDAD-The Trinidad City Council is moving forward in finding a replacement for Councilman David Winnet, who resigned.

During a special meeting they will interview three residents- Kathleen Lake, Doren Morgan, and Susan Tissot. If they choose one, there will be an oath into office so the new council member can begin work immediately. 

The meeting begins Tuesday at 6 pm in...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:32

EUREKA - The Glen Paul School for children with special needs has teamed up with The Humboldt County Office of Education and The Vector Physical Therapy and Aquatic Center to bring a new learning experience to its students. Every week students in the school’s orthopedically impaired class get the opportunity to experience aqua therapy. These students have extreme cases of limited mobility,...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:28

FORTUNA-Fortuna City Council is asking for public input for possibly placing an extra ballot measure on the November 2016 ballots. 

During a special meeting Tuesday, City Council will be free to answer questions. The measure regards new revenue for essential city services, which has decreased over the years. They will discuss details on how much it would cost to bring in more staff in...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:28

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After a long wait, new dispensaries could soon be popping up once again in Humboldt County.

The Board of Supervisors is taking another look at medical marijuana dispensary regulations. In 2011, a moratorium was placed on dispensaries. A couple years later, in 2013, the board ended up prohibiting new dispensaries from opening over concerns regarding existing laws. Now,...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:55

RIO DELL- The city of Rio Dell is encouraging community members to voice their opinions on a Commercial Medical Marijuana Ordinance under review.

The region has been looking at a regulatory framework since the state passed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act back in October of 2015. At a special meeting scheduled for Tuesday, the city will be looking at regulations regarding...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 16:30