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MCKINLEYVILLE- Two trustees with the McKinleyville Union School Board have stepped down after public outcry over the boards unanimous decision to restructure the district.

John and Mary McCarthy, both married, announced they will resign from the position this week. A group of parents are organizing a recall election of the trustees whose terms are set to expire in 2017.

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MCKINLEYVILLE- Fire officials believe a structure fire that occurred in McKinleyville Tuesday evening started from a discarded cigarette.

The fire happened at 1762 ½ Bird Avenue shortly after 5pm.The fire began outside between a home and shed. The flames quickly spread to engulf the house. Fire officials say power lines fell on the house, collapsing the roof.

No one was inside...

EUREKA- The trial for double murder suspect Bodhi Tree continued Wednesday with a key witness taking the stand to testify.          

The prosecution called on Sean Butler-Smith, the key witness in both the Eureka attempted murder and the Arcata double homicide, to recount the events leading up to and after the shootings last May. Smith told the jury that Tree was an acquaintance of his...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department may see some changes in the future.  

Police Chief Andrew Mills of the EPD spoke at Tuesday night’s Eureka City Council meeting for about 20 minutes about restructuring the department.

Chief Mills and other members of the EPD have spent the last six months collecting information from...

EUREKA- Two officers were sworn in to the Eureka Police Department on Wednesday. One officer, who is from the Netherlands and has been in the field since November, says he is thrilled to do the job he loves.

"I feel without law enforcement, it would be complete chaos, obviously.  So that would be my first and primary reason why I...

EUREKA- At the Eureka City Council meeting on Tuesday night, council members rejected a claim of more than $6 million that Apex Directional Drilling filed against the city.

Apex stopped working back in March on a phase of the Martin Slough Interceptor Project, which is designed to improve Eureka’s waste water treatment system.  ...

EUREKA- The Department of Motor Vehicles and Food For People in Eureka were both evacuated due to a possible gas leak. The call came in just before 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at the DMV in the 300 block of 15th Street. The Humboldt Bay Fire Department and PG&E were all on scene. Fire officials told us there is an odor that smells exactly like natural gas, but crews have not been able to...
From the Arcata Police Department: 
 
Yesterday, May 20th, officers from the Arcata Police Department, with the assistance of the Humboldt County SWAT Team and the Humboldt State University Police Department, served a search warrant at a residence in the 700 Blk of  Patrick Ct.
 
Upon entering the residence, officers located over 1000...

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