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TRINIDAD- At Wednesday night's meeting, the Trinidad City Council will vote to extend the City's current cap on total vacation rental units.

Officials report the percentage of vacation units in the city has increased steadily over the last decade and is now about 25 percent of total dwellings in Trinidad.  Residents have recently complained that they don't know as many of their...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:35

EUREKA- A candidate has emerged to possibly take Supervisor Lovelace's position as Humboldt County Third District Supervisor at the beginning of 2017.   Commissioner of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, Mike Wilson, will run for the open seat in June. 

Wilson is endorsed by Supervisor Lovelace and several others.  Wilson, who grew up in Humboldt County and...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:33

EUREKA- Humboldt County 3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace will not seek reelection next June.  Lovelace, who is the senior member of the Board of Supervisors, made this announcement on Monday.

In his announcement, he said that it's been an honor to serve in his position for the last six and a half years.  Some of the accomplishments he's most proud of include helping provide secure...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:31

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods Eureka campus is the newest recipient of a federal TRIO grant worth more than one million dollars.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the grant will provide the school with a Student Support Services-Rise to Success Program.

CR will hire a full time program director and advisor, a part time student service specialist, and tutors. The...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:21

EUREKA - The Chief’s Advisory Panel for the Eureka Police Department, formed just one month ago, got started Tuesday with their first official meeting.

The panel is made of six appointed community members to provide the EPD with more oversight and accountability. Chief Andrew Mills briefed the panel on the purpose and objectives of various trainings the department will consider in...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:16

ARCATA - Young adventurous minds were very active Tuesday at Redwood Park as kids learned wilderness survival skills.

As part of Arcata’s Adventure Camp, kids first learned about the necessity of fire and the safety information which goes with it.  Children learned how to start a fire with sticks and a magnifying glass and how to build an emergency shelter. Given just a tarp and rope,...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:06

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Two inmate firefighters are recovering after getting injured while fighting the Humboldt Complex wildfires.

On Monday, one firefighter received a six-inch laceration to the knee from a chainsaw. He received stitches. The other firefighter, a member of Deadwood Conservation Camp from the Siskiyou Unit, was hit by a six-inch diameter tree that was cut down. He lost...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 17:04

FORTUNA- More registered nurses in Humboldt County have decided to join the California Nurses Association.

Nurses at Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna voted 31 to 24 in favor of being represented. The union is part of National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of registered nurses. CNA also represents RN’s at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka.

While Redwood Memorial...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:50