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ARCATA - Humboldt’s vision for a safe non-motorized commuter trail from Arcata to Eureka along Humboldt Bay is now moving into phase two.  

More than half of the trail is along the railroad corridor, so the design is required to meet the North Coast Railroad Authority’s standards, which they approved at a meeting this week. Phase two, titled the Humboldt Bay Trail North will pick-up...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:14

ARCATA - The grassroots' non-profit, V-Day Humboldt stood up to end violence against women at the Arcata Plaza Friday. This was all part of the international event One Billion Rising.

The annual event started in 2013 is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in history. People around the world spread awareness through dance to express their feelings toward injustices. ...

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

EUREKA - The crab industry has been hit hard financially due to a delayed season caused by high levels of domoic acid found in Dungeness and rock crab. Last week the Small Business Administration announced they would offer some relief with disaster loans. Local crab fishermen say the loans aren’t practical for the industry. 

The SBA has been at Woodley Island the past three days to...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:11

EUREKA-The day of love is soon approaching and some people have already started celebrating. Music, warm food, and live entertainment were just a few of the many things provided at the Humboldt Senior Resource Center today .

The event was open to the public and held in Eureka. The room was decorated with hearts, red balloons, and roses. There was even a raffle. Singing also filled the...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:57

EUREKA-It's the statewide Preteen Vaccine Week and public health is reminding families that their children meet vaccine requirements.

State law requires that students starting the seventh grade show proof of a Tdap booster. The shot protects against bacteria such as diphtheria, whooping cough, and more.

The public health clinic in Eureka offers a variety of services and...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:54

KING SALMON- King Salmon residents are sounding off on a dredging project they say should have happened a long time ago.

The Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District explains where the project stands and what’s next for these concerned residents.

This is the main channel of King Salmon, an area that hasn't been dredged since the 1970's according to local residents...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:20

FORTUNA- The Humboldt Ice Rink Committee is weighing its options for bringing a permanent ice rink to the Friendly City.

More than 14,500 skaters hit the ice at Newburg Park when the first rink was here from December 4th to January 18th. Committee members say they want this year’s rink to be bigger and to open earlier. The ultimate goal is to have a permanent rink...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:02

EUREKA - A shortage of EMT’S in the state has forced City Ambulance of Eureka to widen its recruitment pool to include all of California.

Following completion of an academic program and hospital training, paramedics must complete 1500 intern hours on an emergency medical service crew.

Whether for geographic or financial reasons, these internships are inaccessible for many...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:51