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The Pine Hill Elementary School penny drive ran for less than 10 days, but raised more than $1,300. The drive aimed to raise money for Weed Elementary School that was damaged by the Boles fire.

Pine Elementary received donations from its own students, teachers, and parents, but the drive caught the attention of two other local schools. South Bay Elementary and Sunny Brae Middle School...

EUREKA- Eureka High School’s Auto Tech Program is thriving after being in danger of being shut down at one point.

At the end of the 2012/2013 school year, not enough students signed up for the Eureka High School Auto Tech program for the following semester, so the advanced part of the program was nearly shut down.  Over that summer, Eureka City Schools held a board meeting open to the...

EUREKA- Members of the Yurok Tribe were at Eureka High School on Friday, putting a piece of their culture on display for the student body.

The event was hosted by the Multicultural Club and was for California Native American Recognition Day, which became an official state holiday in 1998. Yurok tribal members did a brush dance and sang tribal songs for students. Afterwards, acorn...

EUREKA- An autopsy will be performed on Saturday for the man killed in last week’s officer-involved shooting.

Twenty-two-year-old Eureka resident Thomas McClain was fatally shot by an officer with the Eureka Police Department on September 17th on the 1600 block of Allard Avenue. Police say McClain grabbed for what appeared to be a handgun before he was shot. 

A...

ARCATA- Karen Diemer, an 18-year veteran with the City of Arcata and current Deputy Director of Environmental Services will take over the position on December 1.

Janet Luzzi, the interim City Manager will remain in place during the transition.

Arcata - After complaints from business owners and the public, the City of Arcata has installed a new barrier fence.

Last year, a non-smoking ordinance was passed for the Plaza. Smokers began to congregate just outside of the no smoking zone. Businesses and citizens complained and the city recently raised a plastic fence on  property near 7th Street. Officials are looking at...

North Coast - Waterfowl hunting season is around the corner and Department of Fish and Wildlife officials are warning opportunities may be limited because of the drought.

There are over two-dozen national wildlife refuges and state wildlife areas. This year the drought is affecting waterfowl habitats due to significantly less water. Because of this, some areas may be closed at the...

FORTUNA - Dementia is growing at pandemic levels, and the Humboldt County Dementia Care Coalition held a conference Thursday to discuss the latest in research and treatments. 

“The Changing Face of Dementia: Innovations in Care” focuses on breaking down the stigma of the disease through education.

It hopes to start conversations about care early on, so people can get help at a...

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