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EUREKA- Two water studies meant to increase use of Ruth Lake water reserves will be reviewed at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting.

The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will present their findings Tuesday on potential water pipeline routes transporting water out of county. The district currently uses less than 20 percent of its state permitted water supply now that...

EUREKA- Marijuana stakeholders continue to work on an ordinance legitimizing cannabis grows in Humboldt County.

This week, California Cannabis Voice Humboldt is beginning work on its sixth draft of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance. According to the group, the document will provide a legal framework for rules and regulations that reward voluntary compliance and protect the environment....

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council is expected to take the first step to combine two city departments at Tuesday’s meeting.

With current Public Works Director Bruce Young set to retire in the spring, city staff has proposed making the current Building Official, Brian Gerving, the next Public Works Director. City staff has also proposed consolidating the Public Works and Building...

EUREKA- Last week the North Coast braced for the worst in what was projected to be a historical winter storm. Although things turned out to be less severe than expected, Humboldt County emergency response officials say they were prepared.

Roads closed, hundreds of sandbags were distributed throughout the North Coast and citizens hunkered down for Winter Storm 2014, but despite the heavy...

NORTH COAST- A Carlotta man is arrested for felony DUI following a major injury traffic collision near Scotia. And, the North Coast celebrates the holiday as Fortuna hosts a Christmas Music Festival. Plus, holiday shoppers are able to cross off items on their holiday shopping list at various craft market and boutique sales. 

NORTH COAST- Experts with the National Weather Service in Eureka analyze a potential funnel cloud in Del Norte County. In Rio Dell, the community looks back at the 1964 flood. Plus, groups in Eureka and Fortuna give back to families in need this holiday season. 

SMITH RIVER- A Del Norte County resident sent us what could be a funnel cloud near Smith River.
David Quaschnick took this photo Friday afternoon from Ocean View Drive. He and his wife had done some shopping and were heading north on Highway 101 when he glimpsed the spiral starting to form. Quaschnick said he had seen them back east and just had to pull over.

ARCATA - The Class of 2015 could be a big one. HSU has received a record number of applications for the fall semester next year.

Officials with the university said for the first time applications from freshmen jumped by nearly a thousand students to 12,390.  Transfer students also surged 7.2 percent  to over 3,200 applications. Cal State Universities as a whole saw record increases for...