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EUREKA - Seniors had a chance to sip on coffee while getting to know their local police officials.

The monthly Coffee with the Captains event was held today at the new assistant living facility known as The Lodge on 8th street, which technically opens February 27th.

It was a full event and because many of the seniors moving into the home are new to the area they were able to ask...

Post date: Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:33

EUREKA - Humboldt Department of Health and Human Services is helping teen parents succeed at home, at school, and at work.

Four young mothers and fathers are currently enrolled in the Cal-Learn program.

Participants work with staff to develop strategies to stay in school and give infants all they need to be healthy.

That includes providing child care as well as covering...

Post date: Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:26

EUREKA - A Craigslist post from Redding gave false hope to the region's homeless citizens by claiming they would be taken care of if they went to Eureka.

The post now looks like this after city and county officials successfully got it to pulled down from the Redding Craigslist housing page.

Originally, it included detailed instructions on how to travel to the coast and stated...

Post date: Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:06

TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council will consider releasing confidential documents related to the recent allegations of Brown Act Violations.
The city requested legal advice from three attorneys after a council member accused Mayor Dwight Miller of violating the state's Brown Act. That advice would typically be considered privileged communication, thus confidential, but the city may make...

Post date: Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:04

EUREKA - using his own experiences as an officer and resident, Chief Andrew Mills is working to reduce bias in the Eureka Police Department.

In an op-ed titled "You biased? Maybe." Chief Mills tells the story of a black choir singer who was waiting for a ride in Eureka when he was approached by an officer looking for a fleeing suspect.

Two days later, the man asked Mills "If I...

Post date: Tue, 03/21/2017 - 16:57

FORTUNA - Five suspects are behind bars after Fortuna Police and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force find drugs, weapons and warrant violations at two separate locations. 47-year old Jennifer Fuentes, 22-year old Rebecca Baker, 27-year old Robert Cullen, 29-year old Terrisa Graham and 26-year old Jason Sherman are all in custody.

Last Wednesday morning, search warrants were served at a...

Post date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 23:28

FERNDALE  - It’s a job that can be so rewarding and has a huge impact on those in need. It’s "caregiving" and there is a shortage of trained individuals in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.

To help fill the need, Basic Community Caregiver Training is starting up beginning April 1 through the Ferndale Community Center. Classes are being taught by registered nurse, Victoria Onstein.

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Post date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 23:21

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A three month long investigation nets 3 out-of-area suspects after law enforcement seizes a large amount of meth and a weapon. Bakersfield residents, 48-year old Joseph Gamer, 34-year old James Johnson and 49-year old Kathy Ham are in custody.

Around 4:45 Friday morning, agents of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force learned a vehicle was transporting meth through the...

Post date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 22:13