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KLAMATH -The Yurok Tribe swore in Thomas P. O’Rourke Sr. Wednesday as their new tribal chairman.

The move comes after the recently elected James Dunlap resigned after information surfaced about his past. O’Rourke was runner up in the last election.

In 1988, the San Jose Mercury News published a story regarding James Dunlap who allegedly murdered his 3-month old daughter and was...

Post date: Thu, 03/17/2016 - 00:30

ARCATA - In recognition of Women’s History Month, Senator Mike McGuire has selected Connie Stewart as one of 7 Northern California Women of the Year. It is in recognition of dedication, hard work and extraordinary accomplishments.

Born in East Orange, New Jersey, Stewart graduated from HSU 31-years ago and never left. She worked for the North Coast Environmental Center for 14 years...

Post date: Thu, 03/17/2016 - 00:17

NORTH COAST - The Environmental Protection Information Center or EPIC along with the Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman’s Association and the Institute of Fisheries Resources have filed paperwork to intervene in a lawsuit to defend clean water from logging pollution in Elk River.

The organizations seek to defend the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s decision not to...

Post date: Thu, 03/17/2016 - 00:08

EUREKA - Community members gathered Wednesday evening at the Warfinger building for the first Community Participation Fair.

Hosted by the Humboldt County League of Women Voters, it gave participants the opportunity to engage with public agencies, political officials, and representatives from local boards while celebrating Freedom of Information Day. It was also about participation in...

Post date: Wed, 03/16/2016 - 23:47

EUREKA - Redwood Coast Energy Authority is helping residents live more comfortably and efficiently by offering monthly home upgrade workshops.

Home Upgrade is a statewide program of the California Energy Commission that provides incentives for homeowners and renters to make their residences more energy efficient. Locally, RCEA hosts workshops to explore options for energy efficiency...

Post date: Wed, 03/16/2016 - 18:36

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - California Highway Patrol along with other Avoid the 10 agencies will be out in full force and looking for impaired drivers on St. Patrick’s Day.

Last year, CHP made 120 arrests during the holiday, down from the 489 arrests made in 2014. More than 1,000 people die each year in California from alcohol-related collisions. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

Post date: Wed, 03/16/2016 - 18:34

EUREKA-The Eureka Police Department is asking business owners within city limits, to submit merchant contact forms and update their contact information.

During after hours, police on patrol may sometimes find evidence of occurred break-ins, opened doors, opened windows, and so forth. When a break-in occurs, the department contacts the business owners or managers. In order to make the...

Post date: Wed, 03/16/2016 - 17:37

EUREKA- A television show episode that was filmed on the streets of Eureka will be airing tonight. The show is called Beyond Geek, which is about people who take geek to a whole new level. 

People push the limits of science and technology, and dress up in crazy costumes! Tonight's episode is titled Kinetic Sculpture Racing; Dan Reynoso pushes his engineering limits in...

Post date: Wed, 03/16/2016 - 17:35