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BROOKINGS- The city of Brookings is in the running for acquiring major funds to create a new program for disaster resiliency

The city is partnering with the state of Oregon on the proposal. Selected communities, who have experienced natural disasters, compete for funds to help them rebuild and increase their resilience to future disasters. The program is a stimulus for those communities...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 23:39

EUREKA - Law enforcement is looking for suspects after a well-known coffee house in Old Town Eureka was burglarized.

Eureka Police were called to 2nd and F Streets. Law enforcement says sometime between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, a storage shed in a common hallway area at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates was broken into.  Beer, a scale, coffee grinder and...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 22:29

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Mother nature is keeping fire fighters busy in the north state. A lightning storm this afternoon has started 53 fires in Eastern and Southern Humboldt. Most of the fires are burning in the Alderpoint-Blocksburg area.

 

The Arcata Fire District and Humboldt Bay Fire has sent wildland fire engines along with personnel to help assist in the fires.

 

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Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 21:34

Extinguishing a fire is a task that can be overwhelming. Today in Arcata, community members attended a training session on how to properly operate a fire extinguisher. Today's session will help prepare for those challenging moments. Jenny Williamson with Arcata Fire, says a fire extinguishers should only be used during a small home or office fire. Williamson also says, a fire smaller than a...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 19:24

City of Eureka officials continue their week long process to gather community input before staff moves forward to develop the Waterfront.

For day four of the C Street to F Street Design Charette, GHD architects drew conceptual designs for the waterfront using ideas proposed by local residents.  Twenty rough sketches have been created. Staff will combine those ideas into a final three...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 18:11

TRINIDAD- The City of Trinidad is looking for a new Planning Commissioner after one recently stepped down from the position.

Chuck Vanderpool was one of five members of the Planning Commission for the last four year term, but announced he would no longer serve in the position at the last City Council meeting.  Planning Commissioners are appointed by the council and are responsible for...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 18:07

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The beginning of the school year is right around the corner and the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services is reminding college students to get vaccinated.

School begins next month at Humboldt State, and many other colleges so DHHS wants to make sure you’re up to date on childhood immunizations. This includes everything from the Measles, Mumps, and...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 17:37

FORTUNA - FEMA is introducing new flood insurance rate maps in Humboldt County and Fortuna residents will be affected.  

Fortuna Public Works say approximately 100 properties will transition from being mapped in or out of the current flood plain. The maps are based off updated information provided by the city’s Rohner Creek Flood Control Project. Expected to be complete in five to ten...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 17:37