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EUREKA- It has been one week since the discovery of St. Bernard priest Eric Freed was found dead inside of his home New Years Day. According to the affidavit obtained from the Associated Press, the man charged in the murder of Rev. Freed reportedly tried to blow up the rectory by turning on the gas from a stove and leaving behind a lit cigar. The documents also state Freed’s body was...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is looking to extend Measure O to help fund emergency services.

Council members heard the Humboldt Bay Fire Chief, the Eureka Police Chief and the Public Works Manager all say Measure O has provided much needed funds for their services.  One half of one percent of a sale is added to the sales tax of a purchase under the measure. That money then goes to...

EUREKA- The Academy of the Redwoods is now the first high school in Humboldt County to take part in a new initiative.  Educators say it is changing the way students learn inside and outside of the classroom. 

Problems would arise when students at the Early College High School Academy of the Redwoods would get electronic assignments.

"It would take a lot longer. And different...

From C&K Market Inc.: 
 
Brookings, Ore., Jan. 7, 2014 – About half of C&K Market Inc.’s corporate staff members in Brookings and 
Medford are being laid off today, as part of C&K Market Inc.’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which was filed Nov. 19 
in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon, Eugene Case No. 13-64561-...

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to remind all anglers they are required to return their 2013 steelhead fishing report and restoration cards between January 1st and January 31st, 2014.

The cards are a fishing report as well as catch report and are vitally important for Fish and Wildlife authorities as they manage water and wildlife resources....

CRESCENT CITY- A 60 year old man is arrested after he was spotted allegedly looking at child pornography inside of a coffee shop. It was an off-duty deputy that noticed Lawrence Mason looking at obscene material on his laptop at the Java Hut in Crescent City on Wednesday. 
 
Mason was arrested on Suspicion of Possession of Child Pornography. However according to...
NORTH COAST- An update to a recent plan to end homelessness in the county was brought before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. It showed a three percent decrease in the number of homeless people in the county over the last two years.
 
The Humboldt Housing and Homeless Coalition first introduced the plan five years ago as a blueprint for how the...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department has received fewer calls and complaints about illegal indoor marijuana grows. The fewer reports corresponds with Measure I, Arcata's high energy use tax that is designed to reduce the amount of energy intensive illegal grows within Arcata.

Complaints to the department used to be a daily occurrence and is now only happening once a month said Det. Sgt...

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