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EUREKA - The city of Eureka is closing off another area along the waterfront greenbelt, as it attempts to condense illegal encampments by the homeless causing environmental damage. Crime and illicit drug deals and use are also an ongoing problem in the area.  

The move is part of the city's open space property maintenance plan. Illegal camping will be strictly enforced in the area south...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 19:55

EUREKA – The Eureka Police Department has posted its latest “Most Wanted” poster.

Patrick Callihan, Jarad Lafayette, Richard Hall and Janae Loyd all are wanted for a variety of serious crimes. Law Enforcement is asking the public’s help in finding them.

Some of the wanted felons could be armed. Do not approach any of the suspects. Just call the police at 707-441-4060.  

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 19:12

FORTUNA- While high wind and heavy rain attempted to delay the opening of Humboldt County's first-ever ice rink, the weather couldn't stop a community known for pulling together.

Just 24 hours after wind tore down the rink's tent, on Friday organizers hosted the grand opening of the Humboldt Ice Rink. Skaters at Newburg Park in Fortuna laced up and hit the ice for the first time. Among...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:46

FORTUNA- Ambrosini Elementary School in Fortuna is expanding as attendance continues to rise.

The school is experiencing one of it's highest student attendance levels with just over 330 students registered this year. Historically the school has seen an average of 280 students. Due to the increase and left over funds from a bond measure passed in 2010, the school will begin remodeling it...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:37

MONTEREY- Humboldt County's Supervisors have been in Monterey this week collaborating with leaders from 57 other California counties.

The California Association of Counties annual meeting began on Tuesday and wrapped up Friday. There, Humboldt and Del Norte Supervisors were honored along with four other counties for collaboration in policy.

The supervisors also participated in...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:37

ARCATA- Plans are in the works to transform a drab wall of Arcata’s newest affordable housing project.

Housing Humboldt and Arcata councilperson, Susan Ornelas are working together to get a mural painted behind the Arcata Bay Crossing facing the freeway. The low income housing complex is located on E and 3rd Streets and is adjacent to Highway 101 South. Citizens requested...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:19

ARCATA- Arcata Mayor Michael Winkler is speaking out on the growing effort to remove the Mckinley statue from the plaza.

The statue of our 25th President, William Mckinley went up in Arcata back in 1906. Most recently, community members have formed the group, Transform the Heart of our Community to spark public interest in having it removed. Mayor Winkler says when he first...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:13

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Local groups are turning their attention on homelessness this month as the nation observes human rights this December.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states all human beings are entitled to the rights of rest and a safe place to be, among other things. The Humboldt County Human Rights Commission argues that our homeless population doesn’t have these basic...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:07