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Posted on: November 14, 2018

City Offices Will Be Closed On Thursday, November 22 & Friday, November 23

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City Hall offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Arcata Police Department emergency services will remain fully operational, and City Hall offices will re-open for regular business...

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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: 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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