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ARCATA- Humboldt State University students held a walkout in support of faculty negotiations for a raise.

The Humboldt State Student Labor Union organized the walkout in opposition to a potential salary boost for CSU presidents and in support of a faculty raise. Elsewhere, faculty from all CSU campuses met in Long Beach to rally for a 5% raise.

Students at the walkout stressed...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 17:02

ARCATA- It was lights out at Humboldt State University on Tuesday.

Students, faculty and administrators turned off lights and heating, and unplugged electronics from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the first ever Power Down HSU. The student-led organization, Power Save Campus teamed up with the University’s Facilities Management Department to spearhead the event. Nearly every building on campus...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:57

EUREKA - Double murder suspect Jason Warren saw a familiar face in court Tuesday. His wife, Ti-san-che Lincoln, who previously testified against him at his preliminary hearing, took the stand.

Lincoln stated she visited the defendant before her testimony but that she’s refused calls from the Humboldt County Jail. Lincoln confirmed the identity of her husband in a surveillance video...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:55

ARCATA - The city of Arcata's plan for a medical marijuana innovation zone is back in front of city council Wednesday night.

Properties within the zone will be allowed to grow, warehouse, test and develop medical marijuana products. The original zone was planned for the former Humboldt Flakeboard Plant as an incentive for redevelopment as it’s severely degraded. Economic interest to be...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:51

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After a several month long process, Humboldt County has a new Department of Health and Human Services Director.

Beginning January 11th Kristen Brinks will be the face of the county's largest department. She has two years experience as the Director of Community Services for the El Dorado County Department of Health and Human Services. Brinks also worked at the California...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:51

NORTH COAST- Flags are at half staff this week across the north coast in honor of those lost in the Paris terrorist attacks.

The president issued a proclamation ordering flags be lowered Monday through Thursday. More than 120 people were killed in coordinated attacks throughout the French capital and at a soccer match in Saint-Denis.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:20

EUREKA- If you want to start up a commercial cannabis business in Humboldt County you're going to have to get in line.

The Medical Marijuana Ad-Hoc Committee gave an update at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. The committee met last week to discuss regulations for things like manufacturing, distribution, testing and processing. One of their key findings: under the new state...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:19

MCKINLEYVILLE- A suspicious vehicle investigation landed two behind bars after deputies found a large amount of marijuana and sales information.

It happened around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday at Azalea Park in McKinleyville.

When a deputy approached a suspicious vehicle, the male driver exited. A female passenger was ordered out of the car when the deputy allegedly smelled marijuana. While...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:19