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ARCATA - Say goodbye to Styrofoam in Arcata, a citywide ban goes into effect October 1st.

Polystyrene disposable food service products will be prohibited at food establishments, retail stores, and public or private events hosted at city facilities. This comes after city officials reviewed the negative environmental impacts on the manufacturing and disposal of the material, back in May....

Post date: Wed, 09/30/2015 - 17:08

EUREKA - Flu vaccines are now available in Humboldt County and health officials say with flu season beginning, it’s best to get vaccinated early.

It takes about two weeks for the body to build full immunity to the flu following the vaccine, in the meantime leaving you at risk. Health experts say the vaccine is the best defense against the seasonal virus. The flu is airborne and can be...

Post date: Wed, 09/30/2015 - 16:52

EUREKA- A man convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter from a crash in 2012 was sentenced Tuesday following a guilty plea. Joe  Serna, will serve 12-years in prison.

In July of 2012, Serna was driving under the influence near 17th and Myrtle when he crashed his vehicle into a Honda Civic driven by Justin Gross. Two of Gross’s passengers were injured. The collision sent Serna...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 20:18

ORLEANS - A hunter missing in Eastern Humboldt is found and then arrested.

19-year old Taren Aubrey of Yreka went on a hunting trip last week in the Orleans area. On Thursday, he separated from his brother in law with plans to meet up near Whitey’s Peak but Aubrey never showed up.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said he fell down several embankments and was injured. A CHP...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 20:04

EUREKA - The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office has added to its growing staff.

Brent Kling of San Francisco was hired Tuesday by Maggie Fleming. He will be assigned to misdemeanor cases.

Kling is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the Golden State University School of Law. At Golden State, he taught trial techniques and also interned as a law clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 19:52

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Business Improvement District confirms a holiday ice rink is set to open for skaters December 4.

Two weeks ago the Humboldt Ice Rink committee was short $60,00 in funding the $100,000 ice rink. However, FBID says the company providing the ice rink, Ice Rink Events, has agreed to a financing plan. That means a rink with real ice will be up and running in Newburg Park...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:38

FORTUNA- Citizen tips helped capture a robbery suspect Tuesday after he was caught on surveillance robbing the Fortuna Burger King.

James Colin Hamer, 34, of eureka was arrested just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Surveillance photos depict Hamer grabbing money from the cash register after placing an order at the burger king on South Fortuna Boulevard around 8 p.m. Monday. Fortuna Police...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:37

FORTUNA- It's distribution day at the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department, firefighters sorting through new breathing apparatuses soon to be given to area fire departments.

"This stuff is lighter, less fatigue on the fire fighters, more dependable," Fortuna Fire Chief Lon Winburn said. "So when it comes down to the safety aspect, it's really great compared to what we are used to back in...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:35