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Eureka - College of the Redwoods is looking for citizens to help oversee a multimillion-dollar bond measure.

CR’s board of trustees says they have three positions they need to fill. One member needs to be active in a taxpayer’s organization in local, regional or statewide levels. Another member needs to be on an advisory council or foundation in the Redwoods Community College District...

A U.S. Forest Service firefighter was injured during a controlled burn near Bald Hills Road on Monday.
It happened just after 2:30 Monday afternoon. 

According to a forest service official, the burn got out of control and the Plumas National Forest firefighter deployed his safety shelter.  The firefighter received burns to his hands and was rescued and airlifted to a Redding...

FORTUNA- High-speed internet access throughout the county is about to expand. On Monday more than 70 state, county and city leaders met at Fortuna’s River Lodge for the Redwood Coast Connect Broadband Forum.

At the meeting, representatives spoke about upcoming broadband enhancement projects in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. The state is currently funding $300 million in...

EUREKA- A deal between two waste collection companies is up for review at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor’s meeting Tuesday.

The supervisors will review an amendment to a solid waste franchise agreement for the Willow Creek area that would split collection services between Tom’s Trash and Eel River Disposal.

If the amendment is passed, Tom’s Trash will resume solid waste...

FORTUNA- A one-cent sales tax was up for debate Monday at a pro or con forum hosted by the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce.

The city's mayor pro tem and mayor represented the pro side of Measure V, while two residents advocated against the sales tax.

During the forum, city officials explained that the measure is necessary to maintain city services and ward off looming budget cuts....

EUREKA- The fight to keep Eureka’s mail processing center continues with a letter from the board of supervisors requesting the U.S. Postal Service to provide hard facts as to how the closing of the city’s processing center will save money.

The board will vote Tuesday to send the letter asking for a financial breakdown of any cost-savings related to consolidating the Eureka Mail...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a new recommendation when it comes to enterovirus D68.

Doctors are recommending a flu shot as a possible preventative measure.

The virus is a respiratory illness seen mostly in children with no known treatment at this time.

The flu shot should be considered as just one part in a greater plan to stay healthy.

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Hundreds of HSU students and staff physically and metaphorically stood in the campus’ UC Quad Monday morning.

“We're out here to stand in solidarity with faculty of color and support diversity programs. They've been under attack for a long time and we're tired of it,” Cara Owings, a senior at HSU, said.

Last Thursday, the University terminated doctor Jacquelyn Bolman, the...

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