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RIO DELL- On Tuesday, the Rio Dell City Council will review a list of applicants for their open City Manager position.

For the first time, the city has used an outside agency to advertise and recruit for the position. 

The current city manager, Jim Stretch, signed a two year contract and came out of retirement. Over the past few months the city has been accepting application,...

EUREKA- Summer is approaching and that means ‘Reggae on the River’ is around the corner. Located in Southern Humboldt, the music festival brings in thousands of reggae music lovers from around the state. This year organizers with the Mateel Community Center have asked the Humboldt County Planning Commission for an increase in attendance. 
Humboldt County Senior...
From the Save the Redwoods League 
SAN FRANCISCO— In response to a disturbing spike in the poaching of old-growth redwood burls, the Center for Biological Diversity, Redwood  Parks Association and Save the Redwoods League  are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to prosecution of poachers. Redwood burls are large natural protrusions prized for their...

EUREKA- About 40 people, including business owners and employees, attended the Licensing Education on Alcohol and Drugs Seminar in Eureka on Monday.

"There are several complicated laws when it comes to serving alcohol and hearing a reminder of those laws or getting the training for the first time really helps encourage compliance and avoid any type of interaction with law enforcement,"...

Authorities continue to investigate the death of Sierra Winkler, the college student from Eureka who was found dead on a beach in Southern California just over a week ago.

Officials say on May 4th, a bicyclist discovered 20-year-old Winkler on the beach in Isla Vista.  Authorities later determined she was dead.  Winkler was attending the University of California, Santa...

From the California Highway Patrol: 
On Sunday, May 11th, California Highway Patrol (CHP) dispatch received a call at 11:40 pm of a pedestrian laying in the roadway on SR-96, north of Hoopa.  Hoopa Tribal Police, Hoopa Volunteer Fire Department, and CHP units responded to the scene.  Upon first responders’ arrival, 61 year old Cedric Hostler, Jr. of Hoopa was...

NORTH COAST-The community celebrates Mother's Day at the Bayside Grange for a brunch to benefit the EMMA center. Later in the day, kids of all ages cruised around the Sacco Amphitheatre for the Kinetic Classic Kid powered Art Race. And, on over the night the community gathered at Sequoia Park Zoo for 'Brew at the Zoo'.

NORTH COAST: Humboldt State University students were robbed at gunpoint during an alleged robbery early Saturday morning. Food For People stocks up on items for their food pantry after the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive. Also, Redwood Coast Montessori school celebrates mothers and raises money for arts programs at their annual Mother's Day Tea.