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Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 23:29

FORTUNA - A historical decision was made by the California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday; a statewide ban on bobcat trapping.

Hundreds showed up at the River Lodge in Fortuna as the California Fish and Game Commission was to make a decision for the future of bobcat trapping in California.

“We have tens of thousands of people who have written and contacted the commission to...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 21:56

ARCATA - Four people were arrested by Arcata Police after a “minor decoy and shoulder tap operation.”

The operations involved youths who worked under direct supervision of officers. The minors attempted to purchase alcohol from six different retail establishments. Those six businesses did not break the law and sell the decoy any alcohol.

However, four individuals in the shoulder...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 21:12

EUREKA- Eureka City Staff are working to narrow down a list of possible plans to develop the Waterfront between C Street and F Street.

Last week, more than 100 people participated in four workshops and two public site tours of this space.  Then, community members pitched their ideas for development, which included an up to 120-room hotel, retail recreational activities like a Ferris...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 20:34

EUREKA- County officials answered questions from the Eureka City Council and community members about Multiple Assistance Center at a special open meeting on Tuesday night.

In the beginning of July, the MAC reopened from housing single people and couples without children as opposed to families participating in CalWORKS.  DHHS officials shared that the Center currently serves 29 people,...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 20:31

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- Wildfires continue to burn across Northern California.  The Mad River Complex is now eight percent contained.  It was six percent contained two days ago.

The complex is more than 14,000 which is more than 300 acres larger than on Tuesday. Over 670 personnel are fighting this lightning caused fire.  One firefighter has been injured in the effort.  Highway 36 remains...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 20:29

FORTUNA - Bobcat trapping throughout the state could become banned if it is agreed to at a meeting with the Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission in Fortuna.

Officials convened Tuesday and will continue Wednesday at the River Lodge. The issue is controversial with lines clearly drawn. Trappers and hunters oppose the ban while environmentalist support. The Environmental Protection...

Post date: Tue, 08/04/2015 - 20:41

LAKE COUNTY - The Rocky Fire in Lake County continues to be a challenge for firefighters.

Over the weekend, it grew 20,000 acres in a five hour period. The fire is now 67,000 acres and 20% contained. Mandatory and voluntary evacuations of over 13,000 people are still in place.  The flames have already destroyed two dozen homes and more than two dozen outbuildings. Nearly 6,000 homes...

Post date: Tue, 08/04/2015 - 20:31