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REDWAY - Southern Humboldt was the site of a stake holders forum on marijuana.

Assembly Member, Jim Wood, Senator, Mike McGuire and Supervisor, Estelle Fennel gathered with law enforcement, nursery suppliers and growers in Redway to discuss how the new marijuana policies will be implemented during the next two years. The meeting was held at 4 Friday afternoon at the Mateel Community...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 23:39

HOOPA- A homicide investigation is underway after human remains were found in Hoopa.

Around 7:20 Thursday night, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible human remains found on Redwood Grove Road. Deputies responded along with the Coroner’s Office and the Criminal Investigation Division. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the bones are human and an...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:34

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods now has a liaison to help student veterans access benefits through the Eureka VA clinic. 

Forest Harpham is the new CR Veterans Health Program Representative. She will be an on-campus social worker providing education about VA medical and mental healthcare services and counseling and crisis intervention. The position is an effort between the school’s...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:33

ARCATA- The City of Arcata is aiming to become a place of zero waste.

At a study session Thursday night, City Council and Zero Waste Humboldt discussed how to achieve this goal through public outreach, composting services, as well as reuse-and-recycling. Currently, 70-percent of the city’s waste is diverted from landfills. Zero Waste Humboldt says reducing paper, targeting single-use...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:30

EUREKA-After more than 10 years working for Humboldt County, Phillip Smith-Hanes wrapped up his last day on the job today. Smith-Hanes had his current position for the past 6 years, but will be moving back home to the mid-west where he’s originally from to be closer to family. He is the chief appointed officer who reports to the Board of Supervisors and is a coordinator for the department...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - The Fire Chief of Humboldt Bay Fire is saying farewell Friday as he wraps up his career in Humboldt County.

Ken Woods made his way to Humboldt in 2008 to become Fire Chief of the Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection District. In 2011 he became joint chief of the City of Eureka Fire Department. Woods played an enormous role in actually founding Humboldt Bay Fire in 2011 through a...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:19

OREGON-Highway 101 in Harbor Oregon is shutdown due to massive sinkholes. The largest of the two took out most of the lanes on HWY 101 yesterday following heavy rains. Now the entire highway is closed and there’s a detour on lower Harbor Road. The Oregon Department of Transportation expect the holes to move toward one another as a culvert dating back to the 19-20’s is causing major issues....

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:16

From the Eureka Police Department:

EUREKA- On Thursday at about 5:17 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to F and Trinity Streets in Eureka for the report of an injury traffic collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle. The bicyclist was...

Post date: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 10:22