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ARCATA- Arcata City Council and Planning Commission are looking at the long-term impacts of several large housing projects that are proposed for the area.

At a study session this week, officials looked at the effects of approximately 1,000 large multi-family and student housing units along Foster and Sunset Avenues as well as Todd Court and Eye Street. A study evaluating impacts to the...

Post date: Thu, 01/28/2016 - 17:31

FORTUNA - One year ago Thursday a massive blaze consumed the historic Star Hotel Building along Main street in Fortuna. The fire devastated the community and destroyed several businesses in the building owned by the Johnson family, who also own Green’s Fortuna Pharmacy. The family has been patient and worked hard over the past year and now is proud to unveil the design of a new building.

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Post date: Thu, 01/28/2016 - 17:28

HYDESVILLE - A 20-year-old DUI victim is being remembered as a roadside memorial goes up on State Route 36 near Hydesville, in her name.

On August 10, 2014 Savanna Nicole Line Ramirez was headed home from a camping trip with eight people. The vehicle she was in slammed head-on into a tree, killing four occupants. A toxicology report later showed the driver was under the influence of...

Post date: Thu, 01/28/2016 - 17:23

FORTUNA - A public hearing to consider an appeal after a decision by the Fortuna City Council is scheduled for Tuesday February 9. The hearing was removed from the regularly scheduled council meeting set for February 1.

Last December, the planning commission voted to deny a design review application by Dennis Wendt and Wally Wright for a 9,600 square foot building. The denial was based...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:58

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the body found along Alderpoint Road in Garberville.

71-year-old “Hugh Duggins” of Alderpoint was found last Thursday by residents. Although the forensic autopsy did not find evidence the death was criminal in nature, the cause remains under investigation.

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:44
EUREKA - Construction is underway on the first of four street-based parks in old town. Crews laid foundation this morning for the new parklet which is located on E Street in front of Ramone's. Other locations include the Humboldt BayTourism...
Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:43

TRINIDAD - it’s a rare opportunity. The Trinidad lighthouse will be open to the public this weekend. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 31 the site will be open for tours. Bring the family to see historic photos and living history presentations. It’s a half-mile hike up Trinidad Head but it pays off with up-close views of the 144-year-old lighthouse. Bureau of Land Management manages it...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:36

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Meet Danniel, a holstein steer raised here in Humboldt County, who has a craving appetite for wheat bread. Danniel is six-years-old, and most holsteins don't get to live to be six. When Ken Farley and his late Aunt Helen purchased Danniel as a calf, he would not drink milk from their beef cow. Darla Paquin ended up bottle feeding Danniel for six months. "It was really a lot of...

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:21