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FORTUNA – Hundreds of Fortuna residents, Humboldt County business and political leaders and just those with a desire to help, assembled at the River Lodge Friday night for dinner, dancing and fundraising.

The dancing would happen later in the evening but a packed house helped themselves to a sumptuous buffet, live and silent auctions and lent their support to the mindset: “Fortuna...

EUREKA - Three Eureka men were arrested after police shut down an alleged drug operation.

Just after 7:30 Friday morning and after numerous complaints from the public, EPD’s POP Team served a search warrant on the 2900 block of B Street. Arrested were 24-year old Gregory Frank, 28-year old Matthew Casagrande and 32-year old Shaun Sherrer.

Authorities found 4.6 ounces of powdered...

SAMOA- It's a process that started nearly 13 years ago with the purchase of the town of Samoa. Now, developers say they're getting closer.

In early February the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to the Samoa Town Master Plan allowing the Danco group to prioritize developing a multi-family affordable housing complex and wastewater treatment facility.

The...

EUREKA- Five county supervisors, five locations, all part of one interactive budget meeting tied together with Google Hangout technology.

Thursday night was Humboldt County's first public budget meeting and according to county officials, expenses are rising. This year's general fund revenue is forecast at just over $106 million. But expenses are totaling over $109 million. They say the...

EUREKA- Emergency responders must be prepared at all times for those critical moments when lives are in jeopardy, and that’s what crews with Humboldt Bay Fire did on Friday during their victim rescue training.

Humboldt Bay Fire Platoon C trained at the old Norman’s Dry Cleaners building in Henderson Center in Eureka on Friday morning. Firefighters practiced entering buildings through...

EUREKA- The Board of Trustees approved the updated Comprehensive Safe Schools Plans for Eureka City Schools.

The plans provide protocols for emergencies ranging from a shooting to an airplane landing on a school.  This year’s changes include further implementation of school wide positive behavior programs and initiatives that teach students how they can improve the school climate.  The...

ARCATA - The first woman president at HSU, Lisa Rossbacher, has now won a California State University Trailblazer Award.

Rossbacher is one of six CSU presidents receiving the award, which honors women who are academic leaders that excel in groundbreaking achievements. Rossbacher, who became the seventh president at HSU in July 2014, has also served as President of Southern Poly-Tech...

NORTH COAST- Independent filmmakers in Del Norte County are currently working on a Bigfoot movie called “Primal Rage.”  But officials with the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission say this production is just part of a strong start to 2015.

So far this year, 12 film and TV productions have shown interest to the Commission about filming on the North Coast.  Last year, during the same time...

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