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1 hr ago | Times-Standard
There's a very good reason why our local elections are nonpartisan. Unlike Pam Service's letter of last week suggested, we need to elect the best candidate we can to represent us -- regardless of the political party.
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6 hrs ago | Times-Standard
First up is the May 1 Pacific Halibut opener. The season will run through Oct. 1, but will be closed for the month of August due to changes to the existing catch sharing plan that are expected to reduce catch levels that are closer to the allocation for California's recreational fishery.
10 hrs ago | Times-Standard
A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011 -- including a Eureka man -- pleaded guilty to federal charges on Wednesday as part of a plea agreement that netted lighter punishments for two accomplices.
10 hrs ago | Times-Standard
With summer months fast approaching, gas prices are continuing to inch -- and now practically leap -- toward the $4.50 a gallon mark.
11 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
Clad in a busy floral tie, white shirt and slacks, Larry Goldberg sits on the handrail of a single lane wooden bridge, with a bulky computer on his lap and a cellular phone the size of a dictionary beside him.
Aaron Small, 12, was last seen on McKinleyville Avenue at 12:30 p.m. today wearing this shirt, according to a message sent to the Times-Standard.
With marijuana growers already beginning preparations for the planting season, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to deny the planning commission's funding request for two additional meetings on a land use ordinance regulating outdoor medical marijuana grows in residential areas.
On Tuesday, at approximately 1:30 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Deputy was patrolling in downtown Garberville when he saw Michael Lee Russell, 27 years old, a local transient.
The Fortuna City Council unanimously approved Monday the authorization of a support letter for a planning study on a proposed railroad project and passed an ordinance eliminating the time period political signs could be displayed.
Humboldt County Farm Service Agency Executive Director Katie Delbar said there are multiple programs to help producers that have experienced cattle deaths and grazing losses, adding that the Livestock Forage Disaster Program will probably be of the most interest here.
On Saturday, at approximately 1:45 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office received a call of a stabbing that occurred in the 400 block of Phillipsville Loop Road, Phillipsville.
Everyone is invited to the Open Mic Music Jamboree on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Fortuna Monday Club.
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors made slow, steady progress during its Monday review of the General Plan Update's Housing Element, covering about a third of the planning commission's nearly 40 recommended changes and making some alterations of its own.
Arcata Police Department officers arrested a Eureka man on Sunday after his car hit the pole outside the Bayside Post Office and overturned.
On Friday, at about 10:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff Office detectives arrested Melinda Elaine Carter age 41 for conspiracy and accessory to a homicide, auto theft and arson after developing information that a homicide had occurred in the Garberville area.
The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a Eureka motorcycle accident early Sunday morning as 26-year-old Tommy Ricardo Ruiz.