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RICHARDSON GROVE- The Environmental Protection Information Center has filed a federal lawsuit against the highway widening project along Richardson Grove State Park.

The third lawsuit against Caltrans by the group, claims the project will damage old growth redwoods. It alledges Caltrans is violating several environmental acts and is endangering old growth trees. They also claim that...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has narrowed down their candidates for the city's City Manager position.

According to Mayor Mark Wheetley the council has a 'final pool' of finalists. He said the council interviewed candidates in person and over the phone.

EUREKA- Six Rivers Planned Parenthood will no longer be serving the North Coast. Officials with the organization announced last week that they will be dissolving their affiliation due to a lack of financial stability.

On Thursday Six Rivers will cease to exist. However, the clinic will remain open under the management of Planned Parenthood Northern California. Planned Parenthood NorCal...

FORTUNA- He barks and plays like any other dog. But Nordy has a day job. He is a K-9 officer with the Fortuna Police Department.

“He's trained in area searches, tracking, suspect apprehension,” said Maxwell Soeth police officer and K-9 handler with the Fortuna Police Department.

Nordy joined the force in April after the department's old K-9 officer Zorro retired.

”His...

The following is from the Eureka Police Department: 

On Monday, detectives from the Eureka Police Departments Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) conducted a probation search at an apartment building in the 1800 block of “A” Street in Eureka. Upon arrival, detectives encountered six adult subjects and one juvenile.

As a result of the search, Timothy Chiemwichitra ,28, Joe Olivo...

LOLETA- A girl from Loleta is fighting for her life, and needs your help in her battle with cancer. 

Thirteen-year-old Lindsi Shewry grew up playing multiple sports, even recently playing on a boy’s little league baseball team.  But in March, her knee began hurting during her basketball season, and an orthopedic surgeon said it was due to a bone tumor, and that doctors at Stanford...

The man accused of committing murder and arson in Garberville in April appeared in court on Tuesday.

Benjamin Carter is accused of fatally shooting 36-year-old Zachery Chapman in Garberville last April, as well as setting fire to a residence.  He pleaded not guilty to those charges in June.  In court on Tuesday, Carter’s defense attorney requested the preliminary hearing be pushed back...

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Saturday, at approximately 1:00 am, the Arcata Police Department received the report of a gunshot followed by a person yelling for help in the Wiley Court area of Sunny Brae.

Officers responded to the area and contacted a subject who reported an individual known to him, along with another man, had come to the residence to...

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