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EUREKA- The Eureka General Plan Update is the focus of a City Council and Planning Commission study session on Thursday at City Hall.

Two documents will be discussed at the public meeting.  One is the Draft Planning Issues and Opportunities Report. The report identifies environmental, economic and social assets, issues opportunities and objectives that may be considered in the update.  ...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Tuesday, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies, assisted by members of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force drove to an area just north of Blocksburg. At the open field location, deputies eradicated 10,276 growing marijuana plants ranging from 6” to 9...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 12:30 a.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s office Deputy on patrol in McKinleyville stopped a black 1996 Honda sedan for a traffic violation on Edeline Avenue, McKinleyville. After the Honda stopped the deputy saw a male crouched in the back seat, attempting to conceal himself from the deputy’s view....

Orick - A traffic stop on Monday has resulted in a large amount of marijuana. A Colfax man was pulled over after law enforcement noticed him driving erratically on Highway 101 in Orick. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Brian Keith MacPhetridge.

After an investigation, MacPhetridge was found to be driving on a suspended license, driving without a license and in possession of 14-pounds of...

McKinleyville - Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies stumbled upon quite a scene in McKinleyville on Tuesday. Authorities say an argument between a father and his 18-year old daughter over allowing her to drive to college in her car got out of hand.  A second 24-year old daughter tried to keep the father from driving off with the vehicle. He did anyway with her on the roof of the car.

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EUREKA- Sheriff’s deputy's cars will soon have new technology thanks to a donation from the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office accepted the $100,000 donation Tuesday, the majority of which will go towards replacing outdated mobile data units in patrol cars. Deputies use the mobile data units to access maps, incident information and dispatch additional...

HOOPA- Members of the Bureau of Indian Affairs are in Hoopa investigating after an unusually high amount of reported arson fires in the area.

The Hoopa Valley Tribe has brought in teams and equipment from tribes across the country to aid in fighting area fires, thirty of which are suspected to be human-caused. As the arson investigations continue, tribe officials say they will not...

EUREKA- Most students are gearing up to go back to school and that means getting up to date on vaccinations. New this year, parents of kindergarteners and seventh graders will have to provide schools with an exemption form signed by a health care provider if they do not want their child vaccinated.

Children entering kindergarten are required by the state to receive Polio, DTaP, MMR,...

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