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MCKINLEYVILLE - Two McKinleyville churches are facing more than $1000 in damages after a tagger vandalized their walls.

New Hope Church and Abundant Life Center on Sutter in McKinleville were the targets of graffiti on Friday night.

When sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene, they saw red spray painted graffiti covering outside walls and windows of both church buildings.

The...

BLUE LAKE - One teacher at the Blue Lake Elementary School wanted to create a school garden and the community made it happen.

Monday, a second grade class at the elementary school planted different plants around their new gym. The gym was made possible by a bond, and teacher Terry Bean Iverson wanted to keep the energy going.

Iverson was able to collect $3,000 worth of soil and...

ARCATA- The familiar noon time siren that cuts through the city every afternoon sounded for the last time Monday. The well-known whistle will be replaced by a historical bell on top of the newly remodeled Arcata Fire Station.

City employees, city council and community members joined the Arcata Fire Protection District break ground on the construction project. The station will undergo a...

ARCATA - Students, faculty, and staff gathered at the Humboldt State University quad Monday for yet another protest on campus.

The protest is a continuation of student’s, and some faculty’s, cry for change after the termination of Dr. Jacquelyn Bolman, the former leader of the University's “INRSEP” program (Indian Natural Resource and Engineering Program).

The school’s president...

EUREKA- The 22nd District PTA is honoring individuals and organizations that serve the youth and families of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. Officer Chris Jenkins of the Eureka Police Department is one of those people being honored.

Officer Jenkins has been with the EPD for more than 20 years.  As the School Resource Officer for the last four years, he spends time patrolling...

BLUE LAKE- Residents will be asked to approve a gas and electricity tax on their November ballot. 

Measure T would be a 4 percent tax on gas and electricity and show up on residents PG&E bill. If approved the city could receive up to $40,000 a year from it.

The funds will go toward Park and Recreation and public safety services. 

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Supreme Court of California has decided to decline reviewing a case challenging the disbarring of former Del Norte County District Attorney Jon Alexander.

Last year, Alexander was found guilty by the State Bar of California for communicating with a person who had other legal representation without the approval of that person’s council.  He was also found guilty of...

NORTH COAST- Good news at the pump. Gas prices have dropped to their lowest levels in four years, averaging out to be $3.45 in Eureka.

Prices have come down an average of $.18 per gallon over the past two weeks. The average price of regular gas is now $3.08 a gallon around the country.

The steep decline is due to the drop in price of crude oil. The prices are expected to drop a...

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