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ARCATA - Upward Bound is a federally funded educational program that provides high school students the opportunity to prepare for college. This summer students in the Upward Bound art class at Humboldt State University have been working hard and now want to show off their work. They’ve have prepared a fine arts exhibition that will take place this week.

Dada and Surrealism, those are...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:14

EUREKA - Starting August 1, Humboldt County will employ a new track and trace pilot program on its growing medical marijuana industry.

"Once that product is harvested and prepared for sale, they will apply the secure stamp which is the beginning of the track and trace," said Agricultural Commissioner Jeff Dolf.

For now it's just a pilot program, slated to run from August to...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:09

EUREKA - Mobile vending could be coming to the streets of Eureka in August. That’s if the city council approves the second reading of an amended ordinance at its meeting Tuesday night.  

Eureka's Community Development Department did outreach, workshops, meetings, researched case studies, health and vehicle codes and lawsuits pertaining to mobile vending. On July 5 they presented the...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:05

FORTUNA - Whereabouts are still unknown for the main suspect in a fatal hit-and-run last Tuesday night. It took the lives of two 14-year-old-girls.

Monday the California Highway Patrol said they have made progress in the investigation and interviewed more potential witnesses. They will not release any exact details but say they have had zero contact with the suspect. They also do not...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:01

RIO DELL - Rio Dell city council will meet Tuesday night for their second meeting of the month, with the medical marijuana land use ordinance back on the agenda.

The council members originally voted the ordinance, which would allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, down, three votes to two on June 21st. 

Since that vote there was much public outcry, causing a marijuana...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 16:54

KLAMATH RIVER- The search continued Monday for a 63-year-old man who went missing in the Klamath River. 

Around 10 p.m. Friday, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to a boating accident near Blue Creek and AH-PAH Creek.The first boat capsized because it lost power, and the second boat that came in to help also capsized from the current. A total of 7 people were in the two...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 10:41

Hundreds turn out for the end of rodeo week at the Fortuna 5K. The Eureka Symphony gives children an opportunity to touch and use the instruments before a special performance at Dell Arte. The 24th annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival came to a close after seeing thousands of people and 30 different kite performances.

Post date: Sun, 07/17/2016 - 18:32

A service is held at Hydesville Community Church for one of the victims of the Fortuna hit and run accident. The new WWII memorial is unveiled at the Eureka-Arcata Airport. The count of the Steelhead fish on the Mad River comes to a close. Arcata Fire District gets a new chief. Butler Valley holds an open house to give the community a better idea of what they do.

Post date: Sat, 07/16/2016 - 18:22