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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- According to the Humboldt County Planning & Building Department it was an impressive response. They say over 2,000 commercial cannabis registration forms were turned in before the August 23 deadline.

If you're a medical cannabis farmer who missed the deadline, you can still apply for a permit, you just won't be eligible for good standing. The next step for growers...

Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:43

FORTUNA- Residents of Fortuna will have the option to vote on increasing sales tax come November.

Measure E will be on the ballot and would raise tax from 8%, to 8.75%. Currently, Eureka and Arcata have an 8.75 sales tax and Rio Dell is at 9%. If passed, it's expected to generate over one million dollars for Fortuna. It would help increase police positions and safety programs, help with...

Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:33
EUREKA – The Rockport closure plan is still an ongoing development. Senator Mike McGuire is developing alternatives for those patients involved. A checklist was given to the healthcare company that needed to fulfill the requirements before the plan is approved.
 
At this time, the 3 facilities in the Eureka area are still arranged to be closed. Partnership...
Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 17:19
EUREKA – This particular motel has been a home to people for generations. The Budget Motel is known to having a series of ongoing apprehensions in the community and for the City of Eureka Police.
 
“This motel has been a problem for a long time with pervasive on going crime and disorder issues,” says Captain of the Eureka Police Department, Steve Watson
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Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 17:14

EUREKA - Eureka High School students are celebrating California Indian Recognition Day on Friday as part of the school’s multi-cultural club's event.

As part of the celebration, the school’s Yurok class performed a traditional Brush dance. Oceanside Jams also provided their products to students, as they are produced in the way the Wiyot and Yurok tribes would make them. They also...

Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:50

EUREKA- Child Passenger Safety Coalition gave free inspections on car seats in the Target parking lot today. The Coalition says about 90 percent of car seats in Humboldt are misused or incorrectly installed. 

Parents pulled their vehicles into the coned areas, while the Humboldt Fire Department and other certified inspectors, with forty hours of training looked over the safety seats. ...

Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:49

EUREKA - Some Eureka High School students are feeling more normal Friday after being hospitalized from drug induced nausea and vomiting on Thursday due ingesting Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds.

It started with one young girl: a Eureka High Student with a pre-existing medical condition found vomiting at school, was then transported to the hospital. 

"Our concern is one: that there...

Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:44

KLAMATH - A cultural fire training is scheduled for Friday in partnership with the Yurok Tribe, the Nature Conservancy and Terra Fuego Resource Foundation.

The Yurok Training Exchange or TREX is a hands-on course designed to teach local residents with varying degrees of firefighting experience how to execute a successful culturally controlled burn in a forest.

Participants will...

Post date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:09