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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

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The community reward program for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the April 15 homicide of David Josiah Lawson is now at $55,000. Communit...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

2018 General Election Information

U.S. Flag Arcata City Council Application Due Date Is Friday, March 24 at 5 p.m.

The City of Arcata will be holding a general municipal election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The last day to register to vote in the upcoming election is Monday, October 22, 2018. For more information on the election and how to register to vote, please c...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Medication Disposal Bin Now Available to the Public at Arcata Police Department

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Arcata Police Department is now offering community members a safe and easy place to dispose of unused or expired prescription medications. Medication drop-off bins help keep communities, waterways and wildlife safe. Thanks to grants from the KidCents prog...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Community Forest Trail Closure: A Portion of the Arcata Ridge Trail Closed Through Monday, October 1

Community Forest Trail Closures September October 2018

A portion of the Arcata Ridge Trail is currently closed until Monday, October 1 due to an active timber harvest on private property. Community members and visitors are asked to stay out of the closed areas to keep safe! Trail users are advised to use the ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Help Humboldt County Assess Fire Evacuee Needs


Humboldt County needs help assessing the needs of fire evacuees entering the county. As multiple wildfires continue to threaten our neighboring counties, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services has created an information line dedicated ...

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