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WILLOW CREEK- Toxic blue green algae is no longer detected at Kimtu Beach in Willow creek.

The Department of Health and Human Services has lifted the health advisory that was put in place August 20th. New lab results show that the toxins are no longer showing up in the water and are not a threat to the general public.

The health advisory for the beach was first issued when flows...

EUREKA- The condition of locally owned roads and bridges in Humboldt County is considered “mediocre” by the North Coast Branch of the San Francisco Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  The organization made the announcement on Monday outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka.

In January, ASCE members and a team of almost 40 volunteers, including Humboldt County...

ARCATA- With the November Elections approaching, community members in Arcata recently had the chance to meet nearly the entire slate of republican state and federal candidates.

The event was held at the Baywood Golf and Country Club on Saturday and was organized by the Humboldt Republicans. North Coast residents were able to meet candidates and the nominees made speeches.  This was the...

WILLITS- Excavation of soil for part of the Willits Bypass Project will resume after being put on hold for more than two weeks.

In August, a Mendocino County judge filed a temporary restraining order on excavation after two environmental groups filed a temporary injunction on the moving of soil.  The excavation effort was designed to move soil from an old mill site near the Willits...

ARCATA- Workers at a Subway restaurant in Arcata say they heard what sounded like a gunshot go off outside their store on Monday morning, after a vehicle rolled into the gas main on the side of the building.

Officers with the Arcata Police Department responded to the Northtown Plaza Monday just after 11 a.m.  When authorities arrived, they saw a small gray sedan up against the side of...

The following is from the Eureka Police Department:

On Saturday, the Eureka Police Department (EPD) received a citizens report of shots fired in the green belt just south of the foot of Del Norte. Officers went to that location and found Billy Rutherford with a head wound. Rutherford refused medical help and would not cooperate with investigating officers.

A short time later...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Saturday, September 6, 2014, autopsies were performed on the victims Harley Wayne Hammers Jr. and Angel Robin Tulley. Based on the autopsies, it was determined that Hammers and Tully died as a result of injuries sustained from a firearm. The type of firearm used is not being released at this time. A search warrant was issued...

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Sunday, at about 7:20pm, officers from the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to the Arcata Plaza on the report of a male subject attempting to sell narcotics to passerby's. 

Officers contacted the male subject, identified as Iowa resident Patrick James Brady-Foust (age 21), in the center of the Plaza.  Officers learned...

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