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Part of Ma-le’l Road at the dunes was blocked off Monday for a road improvement project.

Thanks to a nearly $200,000 grant from the California State Coastal Conservancy, both the north and south ends of the road have received some improvements. In the month of August, crews worked on the north end of the dunes and Monday, they started on the south end. The goal of the work is to provide...

September is suicide prevention month and Humboldt County is doing its part to raise awareness on the topic.

According to officials with the Department of Health and Human Services, suicide can be higher in northern rural cities. That's because of the geographical isolation, making it challenging to access resources and support. It may also be due to a high percentage of...

FORTUNA- Forty-eight million dollars worth of projects are in the making for The Friendly City.

On Monday city manager Regan Candelario spoke to the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce about several of those projects. On the list, a new police facility and improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant, including a “pre-disaster mitigation project” with FEMA. Also discussed, a major...

EUREKA- Reform is underway for local political campaign financing.

In a move to keep outside interest money from being used to fund local campaigns, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will direct staff Tuesday to draft an ordinance that limits campaign contributions to $3,000 per four year election cycle, or $750 per year. The supervisors say campaign finance reform is something...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A project that has been in the making for nearly five years took a step forward Monday, as Humboldt County leaders held a ribbon cutting for the McKay Community Forest.

The county recently bought the 1,000-acre piece of land near Redwood Acres from the Green Diamond Resource Company. It took several years to secure the $6.8 million needed from state and national...

EUREKA- The 29-year-old Lake County man accused of shooting and killing two in Fieldbrook has plead not guilty to all charges against him.

Jason Michael Arreaga faces two counts of homicide, including a special allegation of using a firearm with the intent to cause great bodily harm.

Arreaga is accused of shooting and killing Angel Tully and Harley Hammers Jr. According to the...

BLUE LAKE- A business is asking the City of Blue Lake to lift their ban on medical marijuana dispensaries so they can build a "virtual dispensary" within city limits.

Under the proposal, MFCM Group would base their business offices in town and only distribute marijuana there upon request. The group has told the city that most of the marijuana would be shipped out of Garberville

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WILLOW CREEK- Toxic blue green algae is no longer detected at Kimtu Beach in Willow creek.

The Department of Health and Human Services has lifted the health advisory that was put in place August 20th. New lab results show that the toxins are no longer showing up in the water and are not a threat to the general public.

The health advisory for the beach was first issued when flows...