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A male victim is struck in the head with a baseball bat in Fortuna.

Early Tuesday morning just after 2, a man was walking on Drake Hill Road when two teenagers ran up from behind him and started hitting him with the bat.

He fell to the ground and was struck ten to twelve  times in the head, back and arms.

While he was on the ground, one of the suspects who is described as...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:56

FORTUNA- The Fortuna City Council is buckling down this week to create a new city budget.


On Thursday, council will hold a special budget workshop meeting to continue to hammer out details.


Currently, the estimated budget for the upcoming fiscal year is about 3.8 million - almost 300,000 dollars less than the current budget.


Mayor Sue Long told...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:47

EUREKA- A Eureka man is dead after he was struck on his motorized scooter.

At around 10:20 Tuesday morning, a female driving a Chevy Silverado was turning into Victoria Place from Broadway when she struck 70-year-old John Williams on his scooter.

He was taken to the St. Joseph Hospital Trauma Unit where he died later that evening.

DUI was not a factor.

Any witnesses...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:45

EUREKA- Following setbacks with the Elk River Water Stewardship Program, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors have decided to withdraw the county’s participation.


At their meeting Tuesday, supervisors signed a termination letter of the grant agreement for the Elk River Watershed Stewardship Program.


The program was originally intended to provide support for...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:42

TRINIDAD- Trinidad has adopted its budget with a single exception.

Members unanimously approved the $600,000 budget but tabled a recommendation for a 2% raise for public employees. That would have cost the city $6,800 a year but will have to wait until Council Member Susan Rotwein conducts a salary study for both short- and long-term staff. 

Council expressed support for a fiscal...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:11