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Ferndale - Jack Mays the award winning Ferndale artist and editorial cartoonist passed away today. He died around 2 Friday afternoon surrounded by family and friends at St. Joseph Hospital.

He was one of the original group of artists who settled in Ferndale back in the late 60’s early 70’s. Not long after, the art world began to take notice. Hobart Brown’s gallery sprang up and so did...

Humboldt County Sheriff's deputy's responded to a shooting Friday night in Alderpoint.
 
The male victim was reportedly shot in the chest just before 11 p.m. 
 
He was transported by helicopter to the hospital for treatment.
 
His condition is unknown. 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department. 
 

MCKINLEYVILLE- U.S. Coast Guard rescue and search missions on the North Coast are under new authority. On Friday the Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay held a Change of Command Ceremony to instate a new commander.

“It's a pretty emotional ceremony but, like we talked about during the ceremony, it's a total transfer of authority from myself to the captain,” said former Commander Salvatore...

EUREKA- A man is recovering from being stabbed in the abdomen outside of Winco Foods early Friday morning.

According to Eureka Police Public Information Officer, Brittany Kesterson the man was found outside the store's exit with and abdominal stab wound, he was taken via ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital.

Kesterson said the call came in at 1:16 a.m. that a man had been stabbed...

FORTUNA- Changes to Fortuna’s Wastewater Treatment Site are saving the city money and millions of gallons in water.

The city previously used potable water for disinfecting and maintaining wastewater equipment. However, in an effort to be proactive about water conservation, the treatment facility recently switched to using recycled water. City officials say the switch is saving the city...

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay may see more development in the near future.

A committee dedicated to identifying development opportunities on the waterfront passed a resolution last night to begin drafting plans for marketing and job creation.

Representatives from the Board of Supervisors, the cities of Eureka and Arcata, the Humboldt Bay Harbor District as well as the Wiyot Tribe began...

FORTUNA- Two tourists out of Lake Port, Calif. have been sentenced to spend a full all-expense paid weekend at the Fortuna Rodeo. The Fortuna Chamber of Commerce kidnapped the two Friday, bringing them to stand trial in front of the town.

John and Anna Mix have been ordered to accept a free local hotel stay and access to all the events at the rodeo this weekend.

"I think it's...

EUREKA- Eureka Police are investigating a burglary at an old town jewelry store early Friday morning. The suspects reportedly broke the window, stole items in the display case and fled in a red sedan.

The burglary occurred at 10 Window Williams Jewelers on 3rd street. According to Eureka Police Public Information Officer, Brittany Kesterson, said an alarm call came from a glass brake at...

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