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Posted on: November 27, 2018

City of Arcata's New GIS Interactive Story Maps

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Community members and visitors are invited to view the City of Arcata’s new GIS Interactive Story Maps. Take a self-guided tours to explore Arcata’s Historic Landmarks dating from 1850 to 1970, learn more about Arcata’s world...

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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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Posted on: December 4, 2018

City Flags To Be Flown Half-Staff until Sunday, December 30


American flags are to be flown half-staff on all public buildings and grounds through sunset on Sunday, December 30, 2018 in honor and tribute to the memory of President George H.W. Bush.

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