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RIO DELL - Officials in Rio Dell have created a new draft for the marijuana ordinance still to be decided. Staff put in writing to eliminate dispensaries altogether. Two council members dissented.

The new direction of the ordinance would also restrict cannabis activity to the Eel River Sawmill area. There still are clarifications that need to be made concerning language.

Council...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:30

UPDATE:
2:30 AM: The standoff in McKinleyville has come to an end. Early Thursday morning, a woman left an upstairs unit at the Redwood Creek Apartments.
 
The male suspect then started shooting. Law enforcement returned fire. The 55 year-old man then set several fires in the apartment.
 
At around 2 am, he...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 18:06

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A previous Southern Humboldt school official, known for volunteering in his community, has passed away.

Thomas Frazier died Saturday from natural causes. His granddaughter told News Channel 3 that he worked at South Fork High School. Frazier was involved with the Culinary Arts and Food Services Department, were he served as Director. He also helped raise money for...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:35

ARCATA- A presentation will be held in Arcata for those who want to learn about affordable and transitional housing options.

The event is free, and a possible solution for chronic homelessness will be addressed. Andrew Heben, an advocate for tiny houses, is the guest speaker. He’s expected to include research from his book and share experiences he has learned from other tiny house...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:25

EUREKA- It's an opportunity for kids to meet law enforcement, all while enjoying some ice cream. 

From 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m Thursday, EPD Officer McElroy will be at Living the Dream Ice Cream. It's located on F Street. Children can chat, ask questions, and get a free ice cream cone.

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:18

FERNDALE - At tomorrow night’s meeting, Ferndale council will address residents' low compliance rates with the design review process.

Members will consider allocating $2,300 so the planning commission can study this process which aims to maintain the Victorian character of the town. Commissioners say projects are often reviewed after the fact and the study will seek ways to encourage...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:13

FERNDALE - In fewer than twenty-four hours the gates to the Humboldt County Fairgrounds will open, kicking off a 120 year Ferndale tradition.

This year’s theme "One for the Books" celebrates education with displays all around the fairgrounds.  When you’re not checking out the exhibits there’s a midway full of carnival games, rides and fair food of course.

You can see all your...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:09
ARCATA – The president of the university lets us know that these changes are goals to enrich the lives of those who attend and work at the university. Family and faculty members came out to give their full support to their students who attended orientation.
 
Welcomed to Humboldt State University, incoming students roamed the campus, explored the facilities, and...
Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 16:32