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EUREKA - We're just “E-6” days from Election Day. That's what staff at the voting office in the Clark Complex Building is calling it. The “E” is for election and the “6” is for the six days left to get everything ready for voters on Election Day. 

The employees at the election office have doubled to accommodate the pre-election demands. Among stuffing envelopes, stamping ballots, and...

EUREKA - Law enforcement is searching for two suspects after an armed marijuana robbery in Eureka. Officers responded to the 4100 block of D Street around midnight Tuesday night where two victims had been reportedly held at gunpoint. According to one victim, two males came to their home to buy a pound of marijuana. They examined the marijuana and said they needed to get cash to pay. The...

Eureka - Local health care leaders held a press conference against Proposition 46 Wednesday stating it is bad medicine for patients and for California.

Representatives from the Humboldt County Medical Society spoke out against the proposition that seeks to raise the cap on medical malpractice lawsuits and drug test doctors. They oppose the proposition for it’s high cost. They also say...

FIELDS LANDING- The Fields Landing boat launch facility has been dedicated to former 1st District Supervisor Jimmy Smith.

At the lauch, Wednesday's dedication ceremony was a surprise to Smith, who did not know the boat launch was named in his honor.

Smith served as supervisor from January 2001 until August 2012 and worked for 20 years to improve the boat launch. He helped to...

CRESCENT CITY – The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors welcomed a new airport director, Matthew Leitner, at their meeting Tuesday morning.

Leitner assumed the position at the beginning of October. He is an Oregon native but comes via North Dakota where he served as an airport manager.

Leitner joins the airport team at an exiting time as they work toward a lengthened runway and...

DEL NORTE - A controversial amendment was proposed Tuesday morning at the supervisors meeting. Supervisor Roger Gitlin has been working on this amendment that, if passed, will change the current panhandling laws in Crescent City. 

The panhandling ordinance would make it unlawful to pass anything through a car window to someone on the street. It seeks to address issues of public...

EUREKA- A stolen bicycle belonging to a seven-year-old Eureka girl has been returned thanks to the efforts of her father and the Eureka Police Department.

Lance Martins’ daughter, Chasie, got a BMX bike over the summer.  To help her learn how to ride the BMX bike, she got a mountain bike as a gift.  But in late September, both bikes were stolen from the front of her house, even though...

ARCATA- More than 100 middle school students in Arcata showed their Halloween spirit on Wednesday afternoon by dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” while wearing zombie costumes.

"I think it's important that the community knows and that the rest of the world knows that the arts are alive and that sunny brae middle school really supports that, so I think that's really important.  And...

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