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EUREKA - Rockport has not changed their plans to close three skilled nursing facilities in Eureka, and the state only has a few more days to respond.
Rockport Healthcare Services wants to voluntarily close Pacific, Seaview, and Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Centers.

State Department of Public Health rejected Rockport's initial plan. The department has until Friday to respond...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 17:01

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - It's more than seven weeks to election day, and some voters will soon have their ballots.

Humboldt County boasts 452 military and overseas voters. Election officials are required to send their ballots no fewer than forty-five days to the election. These are the only ballots that can be legally emailed but must be returned via mail or fax. This represents a milestone in...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 16:44

EUREKA - A fire broke out in a vacant Eureka building. This is the second fire in three months at this same location.

Around 8:30 this morning, smoke and flames were seen coming from the long-abandoned North Coast Rail Authority office building at 2nd and A Street in Old Town. Witnesses reported multiple subjects fleeing the building as the fire started. One man was still...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 16:41

EUREKA - Betty Chinn’s new shelter for the homeless is being delayed in opening due to missing materials, but should be up and running within 10 days.

The new shelter can house 10 -14 families depending on the family size. The basement of the facility will act as a rehab center for homeless who just got out of the hospital.

Chinn’s original center, which is adjacent to the new...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 15:33

EUREKA - A Eureka man is the benefactor of a large sum of money to the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods.

Michael Saint Clair donated $10,000 to the club after watching the Judge Mathis Show. During the show a girl was suing her mother for scholarship money. The girl argued the mother had stolen the money she’d received from her local Boys and Girls Club.

Judge Mathis then went...

Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 15:28

RIO DELL - The Rio Dell City Council will meet Tuesday to discuss a special bottled water proposal by Councilmember Thompson.

According to Thompson there is a spring about a block from city hall, once known as the Lorenzo Painter spring, that he thinks would benefit the city.

He says during the rainy season the spring could supply about one 100,000 gallons of water a day.

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Post date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 15:23

A couple is arrested during a traffic stop in Arcata for drug possession and an illegal weapon. Arcata City Council looks to move forward on several different plans in the city. Zero Waste Humboldt brings their message of sustainability to the North Country Fair. The All Species Parade marches through Arcata.

Post date: Sun, 09/18/2016 - 18:16

Crews give one last update on the Gap fire, which they are confident will not grow past 33,867 acres. The Arcata Minor Theater reopens. The Arcata Plaza hosts the 43rd anniversary year of the North Country Fair. Campbell Creek Connexion celebrates 50+ years. The Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria celebrates Indian Days.

Post date: Sat, 09/17/2016 - 17:29