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EUREKA- Here on the North Coast, several pumpkin patches are open to the public offering lots of fall fun! Organic Matters Ranch is one of them, and they have hundreds of certified organic pumpkins for visitors to pick.

"I’ve been waiting for this day for lots of days," said Aria Rose, Student at Whale Gulch Elementary School.

"It’s very fun and seeing all these pumpkins, red,...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 08:43

EUREKA - Conflicting stories to law enforcement landed two people in jail after a stabbing in Eureka.

36-year old Jennifer Wall and 45-year old Lance Coats were arrested.  Around 4:30 Wednesday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to St. Joseph Hospital. A 34-year old female had sustained a non-life threatening stab wound.

Wall and Coats were waiting for the...

Post date: Thu, 10/22/2015 - 20:07

ARCATA - In an attempt to clean up the city, Arcata officials will now be cracking down on how property owners mitigate graffiti.

City council passed an ordinance at it’s meeting Wednesday night to bring graffiti into the city’s list of public nuisances, which are subject to abatement and cost recovery. The ordinance also updates enforcement for recovering fines and penalties from...

Post date: Thu, 10/22/2015 - 19:19

BAYSIDE - Nearly 100 members in the Humboldt Association of Realtors attended a meeting Thursday afternoon to learn from a special guest, the President of the California Association of Realtors.

Chris Kutzkey manages over 181,000 members over 31 districts with a mission of statewide outreach. Kutzkey informed agents of legislative success with five bills being recently signed by...

Post date: Thu, 10/22/2015 - 19:15

EUREKA - It’s an on-going concern for the city of Eureka, environmental degradation along the waterfront greenbelt caused by garbage and illegal camping. Parks and Recreation and the Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program (SWAP) team have been conducting weekly cleanups of the area since July, collecting over 200,000 pounds of trash as of Thursday. However a few residents have been lending a...

Post date: Thu, 10/22/2015 - 19:13

EUREKA- With just over eleven days to go before voters cast their ballots this year, elections officials are making sure tally machines are up and running properly.

"We print out test ballots and we mark them in a fashion so that we know what the expected outcome should be, then we scan the ballots, run them through our system and tabulate them and then we verify that yes indeed ballots...

Post date: Thu, 10/22/2015 - 16:11

FORTUNA- Voters gave the Fortuna Fire Protection District the green light for it's proposed fire benefit assessment, approving the tax increase from $12 per residence, per year, to $72. The increase will take effect July 2016. In the meantime, the district says it intends to begin building up it's fire prevention program, while planning new resident and volunteer staffing programs.

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Post date: Thu, 10/22/2015 - 16:09

EUREKA - An investigation of a suspicious vehicle landed two Eureka residents in jail for drugs.

29-year old Perry Bailey and 21-year old Sara Dorey were taken into custody.

Around 10:30 Tuesday evening, a Eureka Police Officer observed two occupants of a vehicle acting strangely near 6th and N Streets. The officer recognized Bailey from previous law enforcement...

Post date: Wed, 10/21/2015 - 19:40