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DEL NORTE COUNTY- The newly elected Del Norte County District Attorney, Dale Trigg, was sworn-in Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors meeting.
 
Trigg requested that he be sworn-in as soon as possible and get started. Before he was elected on June 3rd, Trigg served as a public defender for Del Norte County. He will officially take over the District...

BLUE LAKE- Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey has called a special meeting with the residents of Blue Lake to discuss police services in the town.

The Sheriff's Department has been providing services to the city for the past five years. The city signed a new contract at the beginning of the year. Residents told the city that they wanted additional services like a neighborhood watch...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has chosen to appoint an interim city manager while they continue their search. The council has chosen the city's Director of Finance, Janet Luzzi, for the position while the council completes the interview process and hires someone permanently.

Mayor Mark Wheetley said the council will take official action on appointing Luzzi at their next council...

CRESCENT CITY- To help save the Del Norte County Fair, the Board of Supervisors approved a 0.25-cent sales tax at Tuesdays meeting. 
 
After the state ended funding for fairs, the Del Norte Fair Board said they would lose $180,000 in funds. But before the tax ordinance is enacted, the voters in the November general election must approve the tax.
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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 06-22-2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputy was driving a marked patrol car in the 1400 block of Hiller Road, McKinleyville. As the deputy approached a group of four pedestrians walking on the side of the road, one of them threw a lit cigarette at the passing patrol car,...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 06-23-2014, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies drove to the Carrington Ranch, Kneeland in regards to a trespass marijuana growing operation. The caretakers of the ranch reported locating a large marijuana cultivation site on the property. 
 
Deputies drove to the vicinity of the grow...

The northern California recreational red abalone-fishing season will be closing shortly.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife says for the month of July the season will close down to give the abalone population a break from fishing pressure. The season will resume beginning August 1 and continue through November 30. New regulations for the year include an 8 a.m. earliest start time,...

EUREKA- Eureka old town businesses say they are fed up with crime in their community. Now more than 300 businesses are aligning to fight criminal activity by creating a neighborhood watch group.

“We are in the process of forming neighborhood watches within the Eureka Main Street area,” said Main Street Executive Director Charlotte McDonald. “We have a 49 block area that we manage and so...

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