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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The County of Humboldt has held interactive community budget meetings with video conferencing in all five districts for the past two years.  Now, the county is being honored for its innovation.

Officials confirm that Humboldt County is the only county in California that uses video conferencing technology for its community budget meetings, the last of which was held in...

EUREKA- Four people were arrested in Eureka following a report of an assault.

After 4 p.m. on Tuesday, officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1100 block of J Street. They say they contacted an uncooperative female victim who said she was assaulted by an unknown subject who stole her purse. Officers learned the suspect fled into a nearby apartment, and after a search...

Silverio Sanchez, who is accused of injuring a U.S. Forest Service Officer on Highway 36 in March, appeared in court on Wednesday for a status review hearing.

On May 5th, Sanchez pled not guilty to charges stemming from the incident, which include attempted murder. On Wednesday, Sanchez was arraigned on additional charges after the court received another complaint by the...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 05-27-2014 at about 3:15 pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Yurok Tribal Police Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to several gun shots being heard near the Jack Norton Elementary School off McKinnon Hill Road, Weitchpec. The Elementary school went into lockdown as a safety measure for...
From the Eureka Police Department:
 
On 05/27/14 at about 4:08 p.m. officers responded to the 1100 block of J street for the report of a female assault victim.  Officers arrived on scene and contacted an uncooperative female victim who stated that an unknown subject assaulted her and took her purse.  Officers learned that the possible suspect fled into a nearby...
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office confirms that that post office in 6000 Block of Fields Landing Drive was broken into Tuesday morning. Post office employees posted a sign on the door that read, “Post Office closed until further notice… PO broken into…under investigation.”
 
As of Wednesday morning, the post office is back open for business. 
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The Kinetic Grand Championship ushered in their 46th year with a bang this Memorial weekend.  Good weather and strong attendance made for a memorable event. The Arcata Plaza was packed, as were many other venues along the three-day course. Winners were announced. Drilling for Glory was the Grand Champion. 1st in Engineering went to Melvin. The Art Award was won by Star...

FORTUNA- “This is only a drill.” That’s what Fortuna residents were told while Fortuna High School held a Mass Casualty Incident drill on campus Tuesday morning.

The drill was organized by Redwood Memorial Hospital, with the Fortuna Police Department, local fire, and EMT response agencies all present to participate. The exercise was meant to test the agencies’ abilities to respond to a...

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