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ARCATA - A transient who conducted repeated acts of lawlessness is in custody.

25-year old Justin Patrick is behind bars after he was arrested Friday night for alleged attempted sexual battery, false imprisonment and assault and battery. Other charges could be pending.

Patrick was arrested last week for alleged lewd conduct at the HSU library and Monday for petty theft...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 17:38

EUREKA-A Korbel teen was tased after pulling his pants down and walking around Eureka, resisting deputies, and spitting on people.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, around 5:30 a.m Monday, 18-year-old Jacob Richards was reportedly intoxicated with his pants around his ankles on the 3300 block of 18th Street. when contacted, Richards ran to the 1800 block of Circle Drive...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 17:36

For a while, there was a surplus but not anymore. The Sierra snow pack is dwindling. Today's survey revealed El Nino is not living up to its expectations. 

Statewide the Sierra snow pack is 85 percent of normal levels for this date. 

The snow pack survey is significant because it measures what's known as the frozen reservoir. And the snow pack typically melts into about a third ...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 17:14

The Arcata City Council will continue their forward momentum with marijuana regulations at tomorrow’s meeting.

Staff will consider adopting a program comprised of land-use zoning, medical marijuana regulations, local permit requirements, and environmental review. The council may also award a contract to Biotrack THC to implement the city’s inventory tracking software system.

In...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 17:11

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- We're hearing from the new Chief Executive Officer for the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District on his plans for the future.

Matthew Rees has been the Chief Financial Officer for the district for the past six months. Before that, he was a CEO for twelve years at other rural hospitals. This includes Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills and...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 17:08

HUMBOLDT BAY- One of the last robust industries on Humboldt Bay may soon have even more potential, if harbor officials have their way.

Humboldt Bay Harbor District is working to obtain permits for shellfish cultures at sites along the bay, and establish agreements with private property owners in the region. Once that's in place, the sites would be leased to private shellfish growers,...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 16:56

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A pilot project is set to get underway that will track and assess medical marijuana in Humboldt County.

It’s all part of an effort to ensure consumer safety, environmental protection and better practices under the much-vaunted Humboldt County brand.

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, world-renowned company, SICPA explained the importance of a proof of...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 16:48

ARCATA- Wine makers and wine connoisseurs gathered at Harvest in Arcata Saturday afternoon to celebrate the launch of a new wine studies certificate program. 

"The more education we can impart on the workforce and the more infrastructure we build with vineyards and working vineyards then we're going to be right along with Sonoma County, Mendocino County, Humboldt County,” said Pam Long...

Post date: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 08:53