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LOLETA - After months of protests in Cannonball, North Dakota over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Army Corp of Engineers will be halting work, denying a permit that would route the pipeline through sacred Native American tribal lands.

The Army Corp of Engineers said the best plan now is to explore “alternate routes.” The decision comes as protesters faced a deadline...

Post date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 17:46

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet tomorrow for their first December meeting to discuss the commercial marijuana cultivation tax.

Back in July, the Supervisors placed Measure S on the November ballot to allow voters to decide whether or not to tax the plant.

The county passed it, and the ordinance will now tax cultivation by square foot by different...

Post date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA- Some North Coast residents are cooking crab for dinner tonight.

A steady flow of customers came out this afternoon with their buckets and coolers to purchase live Dungeness crabs from seafood boats on the B dock of Woodley Island Marina. Jenna Lee's Seafood, a family business that's been selling crab for more than ten years is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Customers can...

Post date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:55

A 4.3 earthquake struck at 10:33 Monday morning and was centered 5.6 miles southwest of Petrolia.


The owner of the Petrolia General Store told News Channel 3 the quake was 5-6 seconds long and no items were knocked off the shelves.


The quake was felt in Fortuna, Ferndale, Rio Dell, McKinleyville and Eureka.

Post date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:05

The North Coast Regional Water Quality Board is taking steps to control sediment in the Elk River watershed.  The StewART Studio held its annual winter open studio today. The Hatchimal comes with a high price and is flying off store shelves. This Christmas, the international Order of the Rainbow for Girls, Humboldt #216 will be donating gifts to underprivileged children in the community.

Post date: Sun, 12/04/2016 - 18:55

A jury convicts a Trinidad man of possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of ammunition. Fortuna City Council will meet Monday to discuss possible new police vehicles. Redwood Coast Music Festival unveils this season's poster. Hundreds turn out to the United Indian Health Services Winter Arts and Crafts Fair. The HSU Natural History Museum invites youth to participate in "Clues to...

Post date: Sat, 12/03/2016 - 18:18

GARBERVILLE - The Garberville Sheriff’s substation got a gift of sorts Friday after an anonymous person delivered a bag of drugs.

The contents were found at the Cooks Valley Patriot Gas Station not far from Richardson Grove in Southern Humboldt.

The bag contained 1.8 ounces of suspected methamphetamine. Street value of that amount is around $700.00.

No information was...

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 19:54