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FORTUNA - Fortuna residents now have a fresh new source for their farm products.  The Farmer’s Market opened for the first time Tuesday with lots of products from the Eel River Valley.

The market opened in downtown Fortuna and featured farm products from throughout the region.  Participants say the market has its own flavor.  It features vegetables, flowers and even animal products. The...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 23:42

EUREKA- Eureka City staff are working to increase the commercial success of Eureka’s Old Town and Downtown areas.

Staff proposed three municipal code changes at Tuesday’s Eureka City Council meeting, including allowing alcohol to be consumed outdoors, closing off roads for pedestrian plazas and permitting mobile food trucks throughout the city.  The City Council directed staff to ...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 22:58

MCKINLEYVILLE - A Trinidad man was taken into custody after law enforcement found meth and marijuana in McKinleyville.

Arrested was 37-year old Grady Longacre. Just before 3:30 Tuesday morning on Central Avenue near Murray Road, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped the suspect after a vehicle code violation.

It was found Longacre was on probation and when searching the...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 20:58


ARCATA - The Arcata Police Department took a report of a missing person who left Mad River Community Hospital after being placed on a mental health hold.  The missing person, Christopher Lester, 46 years old of Trinidad, CA was last seen wearing a hospital gown and no shoes on. 

He was last seen in the area of Ribeiro Ct in Arcata. Christopher Lester is...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 19:22

ARCATA - Water restrictions could be coming to Arcata residents.

At Wednesday night’s city council meeting, Arcata will consider a new ordinance limiting the number of days outdoor watering is permitted, require conservation programs for specific commercial sectors and allow enforcement actions for the waste and unreasonable use of water. The city says, temporary changes are necessary...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 18:56

ARCATA - The California Welcome Center in Arcata could be closing by the end of the year, leaving Humboldt County visitors coming from the north, on their own.

The California Welcome Center is facing hard times after almost 15 years in business.

"We're not making enough money with the Welcome Center or getting enough support to be able to carry it through and us not shortfall. So...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 18:25

EUREKA- Tuesday marked Humboldt's new county counsel's second day on the job and his first board of supervisors meeting.

Jeffrey Blanck comes from Reno, Nevada where he's spent the past 11 years running his own law firm. During that time, he specialized in civil rights, education and employment law. Blank has also worked as general counsel for Washoe County School district and spend one...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 18:02

EUREKA- County officials say they are seeing slow progress in bringing in more revenue, with this years budget being two steps forward, but one and three quarters steps back.

On Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors reviewed the proposed 2015-16 fiscal year budget. Although there is an increase in revenue sources, officials says expenditures are rising causing the county to...

Post date: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 17:57