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EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is trying once again to secure funding for a inmate re-entry center at the Humboldt County Jail.

One Tuesday the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to allow the sheriff to re-apply for a $20 million grant through SB 863. The department applied two years ago for funding but was denied. After making revisions to it's project and application...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 18:42

Victim in stable condition after Southern Humboldt assaulted

GARBERVILLE- Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies were in Southern Humboldt investigating Tuesday following a man's assault in a Garberville homeless encampment.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday night. According to the sheriff's office, a 54 year old man was confronted in an encampment near the Veteran's Park in...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 18:41

EUREKA- While state senators work this week to align two bills regulating medical marijuana, Humboldt County supervisors received an update on a similar initiative here at home.

California cannabis voice Humboldt presented to the board Tuesday, following a 45-day public comment period on their Cannabis Cultivation Compliance and Excise Tax Ordinance.

The group received 44 online...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 18:40

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Law enforcement has eradicated more than 3,000 marijuana plants in Southern Humboldt over the past two days.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested two illegal Hispanic males Tuesday for marijuana cultivation and weapons violations on BLM property. The men were allegedly found armed with two handguns and a rifle on a illegal marijuana grow site in...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 18:39

HOOPA- The battle over water continues as the Hoopa Valley Tribe is awaiting a judge’s ruling that could place a temporary halt on extra water releases into the Trinity River.

San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority and Westlands Water District have filed a lawsuit and have requested the Bureau of Reclamation to halt future water releases. At issue is water in a reservoir on the...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:55

KLAMATH- Construction will soon get underway on the Yurok Tribe's Klamath Gateway Project.

With a one-million-dollar price tag, Klamath Boulevard will have sidewalks, solar lighting, grass medians and new landscaping. The Yurok Tribe’s Travel Transportation Department is funding the project along with contributions from Del Norte County. To date, the Yurok Tribe has invested more than...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:43

HOOPA- Despite the recent smoky conditions, it’s back to school Wednesday for students at the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District.

According to Superintendent, Jon Ray, all classrooms, student centers and cafeterias will have HEPA air filters running. We’re also told there will not be outdoor recess or P.E. The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District says Tuesday’s...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:38

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - The Horse Fire,  north of Shelter Cove is still a challenge to firefighters.

The blaze started last Tuesday morning from an unknown cause. So far it has burned 146-acres and is 75% contained. Nearly 930 firefighters are on scene.  . The remote location, very steep and rugged terrain makes fighting this fire a difficult proposition. Fire behavior continues to be...

Post date: Mon, 08/24/2015 - 20:01