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MCKINLEYVILLE- After two McKinleyville Union School District Board members stepped down the district has appointed two new members.

Suzie McCray and Theresa Grosjean were appointed by the rest of the board at the meeting on Wednesday. Three applied for the position and one withdrew.

One has already been sworn in, the other will be at the next district meeting. After that they can...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A motorcycle crash has left a man with major injuries tonight in Southern Humboldt. The accident occurred on Shelter Cove Road near Huckleberry Hill Lane around 12:30 this afternoon. A 60-year-old man riding a motorcycle collided with a car. The motorcyclist reportedly sustained major leg trauma and was taken by helicopter to Mercy Medical Center in Redding.

REDWAY- Southern Humboldt residents filled the gymnasium of Redway Elementary School for a town hall meeting on Thursday.

The meeting was called in response to a petition started by the Garberville-Redway Chamber of Commerce. In the petition the chamber asked 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell and Sheriff Mike Downey to provide more law enforcement service to Southern Humboldt....

EUREKA- The country celebrated national HIV testing day on Friday.

In Humboldt County local health clinics offered HIV testing for the community. According to the Center for Disease Control, almost one in six people do not know that they are living with the disease.  Six Rivers Planned Parenthood was one of those health clinics offering free, confidential rapid HIV testing. Visitors to...

CALIFORNIA- At the Eureka City School's Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday night, the budget was passed, along with the second phase of the Local Control Funding Formula, which Governor Brown put in the state budget last year.  The Local Control Funding Formula is required to be fully implemented in all California schools by July 1st.

The formula gives school districts more control...

WILLITS- Construction on part of the Willits Bypass Project was halted last week when the Army Corps of Engineers suspended their permits.  Friday morning, Caltrans sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers in an attempt to get those permits re-authorized.

"We believe that our letter addresses their concerns, both the items we feel that we've already complied with and that we laid...

FERNDALE- The rain couldn’t stop about 500 dogs from competing in the Lost Coast Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show" in Ferndale on Friday.

"It's a great place to come if you would like to learn more about different dog breeds and would like to see some beautiful representatives of each different dog breed.  And it's a great place to learn.  It's fun, we have some fun activities, as well.  ...

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

On Thursday, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on a residence and three properties approximately eight miles out Burr Valley Road, Dinsmore. 
 
When deputies...

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