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EUREKA - Eureka Police have issue a BOLO for an at-risk Eureka mother and her 19-month old child.

37-year old Natalie Wright and her daughter, Mackenzie Chevelle Grant were last seen Monday evening around 6. Wright is known to law enforcement. She was one of 4 suspects in a Klamath murder case last March. However, she was released and so were two others.

Police were investigating several death threats Wright had received prior to her disappearance. Anyone who knows her whereabouts is asked to contact law enforcement.

Post date Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 22:58

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REDWAY - One of Southern Humboldt’s most wanted criminals is now behind bars.

Shaun Maurice Stringfellow was seen walking in the 3200 block of Redwood Drive by an alert deputy. He was previously featured on the Sheriff’s Office Southern Humboldt’s Most Wanted Poster.”

Stringfellow was booked for outstanding felony narcotic warrants and transported to the Humboldt County Jail. He...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 20:56

EUREKA – An update to the Josiah Lawson case, the Humboldt State student who was fatally stabbed at a house party in April. With over $27,000 raised, $21,000 is set to go towards anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction.

According to the GoFundMe page started by mother, Charmaine Lawson, the motives for the campaign have shifted. Instead of proceeds going towards...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 19:10

SAMOA – The Samoa Peninsula Fire District is in the works of a plan to reorganize the district into a community based service and with over 400 people affected.

“175 homes total on the Peninsula and there are many businesses.”

Local advocates and community members gathered at the Samoa Cookhouse to discuss the changes and impacts of an approved sewer, water, parks and rec and...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 19:09

MCKINLEYVILLE- A 62-year-old Eureka man is dead after a head-on collision in McKinleyville.

 

Just before 10:30 Tuesday night, a Toyota 4-runner was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 when it struck a Dodge truck and trailer near Murray Road.

 

Arcata fire fighters used the jaws-of-life to free the driver of the 4-runner.

 

He was...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:27

There was another fatal crash north of Hoopa.

 

On Monday, it was discovered the driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe drove off of state route 96, became airborne and collided with a hillside before coming to a stop in the Trinity River.

 

A diver went into the river and a body is believed to be trapped in the car. Further rescue efforts are being made by the Trinity County...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:26

The Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury has released their final report on the current state of our local jails and law enforcement facilities.

 

They note the most significant concerns being aging facilities that create safety challenges as well as a lack of holding cells in Eastern Humboldt.

 

The Grand Jury reported shortcomings of the Humboldt County Jail, such as...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:24

FORTUNA - Eel River Disposal will soon be under new ownership.

Recology of Humboldt purchased the business from Harry Hardin, who has operated the waste and recycling collection service since 1987.

Hardin said that he wanted to sell to a like-minded company and found that in Recology of Humboldt.

The new business will be called Eel River Recology and operate separately...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:11

EUREKA - Fireworks stands are open for business but not before being inspected for safety.

Following approval from the state licensing board, Humboldt Bay Fire Marshals inspect all stands in Eureka, Arcata and McKinleyville.

In addition to checking permits and insurance requirements, they ensure that fireworks are properly stored and secured from theft. 

Battalion Chief...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 17:40

BLUE LAKE - Blue Lake has a new council member.

Members voted unanimously to appoint Elizabeth Mackay to the seat left vacant when Mayor Pro Tem John Sawatsky resigned in May.

Mackay is a professional photographer and educator at Redwood Coast Montessori. In her application, Mackay said she is interested in using her experience in business to attract cottage industries and food...

Post date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:18
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