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By Braly Whisler

MCKINLEYVILLE - A high speed chase that damaged a victims property in McKinleyville turned out to have a happy ending.

Saturday afternoon Melinda Perris was at her home in McKinleyville when around 4 in the afternoon, wanted felon, Conte Watson sped down her road, followed by Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies, and headed straight for her home.

“I was in my...

Post date: Mon, 08/14/2017 - 19:05

RIO DELL – Community members are saying a paraplegic man’s life would have been lost if it weren’t for the quick action of Chief Shane Wilson of the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department.

Just 11 minutes into the Wildwood Day’s parade on Saturday, firefighters were called to a house fire on Ash Street.

Children in the parade were quickly taken off the fire trucks, assisted by the...

Post date: Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:12

EUREKA - Following a two week hiatus, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is back at it and Tuesday they will be voting on financial year-end budget adjustments.

An over $150,000 increase is being asked for the Planning and Building Department’s Cannabis Services Division to cover “the additional personnel costs incurred as a result of the number of cannabis applications.”

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Post date: Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:11

EUREKA - Community is coming together to help a little girl in need as she battles childhood cancer.

Monday, local business Bev's Real Kids in Eureka held a bake sale fundraiser for 5-year-old Faith Wrisley and her family of Rio Dell.

This week Faith is undergoing another round of chemotherapy.

During this difficult time, the community is rallying around her and her family...

Post date: Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:11

EUREKA - A Eureka gas station was robbed at gunpoint Monday morning, and police say the crime is similar to one at almost the same time a week before.

According to Eureka Police, a man wearing a bandana over his face entered the Shell Gas Station on the 3500 block of Broadway around 3:20 Monday morning.

He allegedly brandished a small semi-automatic handgun and demanded money...

Post date: Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:16