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FERNDALE - Jack Lakin, the Superintendent of Ferndale Unified School District, announced he will be stepping down after seven years.

Lakin has held many hats with the district including principal of the high school and has slated June 30 as his last day in office.

School officials have scheduled a special board meeting on Thursday, February 16 to begin the process of searching...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 21:23

ARCATA - Arcata locals had quite a spread to choose from at a local coffee shop as the police department enjoyed another “Coffee with a Cop" event.

The opportunity to chat with an officer is something the public doesn’t always get to do. Usually their first contact is when there’s a problem. The department looks at these events as positive opportunities to communicate, answer questions...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 21:16

EUREKA - Students at Zane Middle School are voicing their opinions on issues going on near their school by using an artful medium.

The school has a leadership class which has recently been using photography to inspire change in their community. 

The students took pictures of graffiti, trash, speeding and other problems that disrupt their commute to school and make them feel...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 18:51

EUREKA - At the Humboldt County Courthouse, Judge Reinholtsen heard the case of the City of Eureka versus Floyd and Betty Squires to decide if additional steps are needed to improve conditions at six Eureka properties.

The courts appointed a receiver to take over and manage the properties four years ago. Lawyers representing the city and District Attorney Maggie Fleming stated that the...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 18:08

EUREKA - The Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods will be getting some help from Ross Dress for Less.

It’s part of a nationwide four-week program called “Help Local Kids Learn.”

Customers will have the option this month to donate to the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods during checkout at Ross.

Ross will match the nationwide donations up to $400,000.

The store has...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:49

EUREKA - Several Humboldt County roads are still underwater, or blocked due to slides.

Earlier Friday morning on Old Arcata Road there was a hazmat situation due to a gas leak, but PG & E worked to fix it, and now it is safe minus the flooding that still exists.

They placed a temporary plate in the road, and will do further repair work once the flood waters recede.

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Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:44

REDWAY – The R & R Auto Machine and Radiator shop in Redway was destroyed by a mudslide.

A family owned business destroyed in the matter of seconds. Locals, around and inside the business say that seeing the major mudslide rush through the property was like watching a movie.

“All of a sudden hell broke loose,” said Neighboring Warehouse Owner, David Rivera.

A little...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:27