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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: April 18, 2018

American Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Memory Of Barbara Bush

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

“On this solemn day, we mourn the loss of Barbara Bush, an outstanding and memorable woman of character. As a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, military spouse, and former First Lady, Mrs. Bush was an advocate of the American family. Mrs. Bush...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Sign Up For Notifications About The McKinley Statue


City staff have begun the process of removing the McKinley statue from the Plaza, yet there are a number of issues to be resolved.

To sign up for eNotifications about the statue, go to the City's main website page and click the eNotifications sign up link....

How to Sign Up . . .

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

North Coast Stormwater & Water Quality Survey

The North Coast Stormwater Coalition (NCSC) invites all community members to participate in the 2018 Stormwater and Water Quality Survey. The NCSC works collaboratively with Humboldt County and city governments to reduce stormwater pollution and protect l...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Joint Sea Level Rise Study Session

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DRAFT documents are available for review prior to the meeting:

Sea Level Rise Risk Assessment.  (The document includes an executive summary and two independent reports - Sea Level Rise in Humboldt County and Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment...

Draft Documents - Sea Level Rise

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