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EASTERN HUMBOLDT- Yurok Tribal elections are Wednesday and two seats are up for grabs.

Laura Borden and Joseph James are squaring off for the East District. The College of the Redwoods Hoopa campus is the polling location. 

Lana McCovey and Sarah Smoker are vying for the South District. You can vote at the Yurok Tribe Office in Eureka.

Mindy Natt is running unopposed for...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:33

REDWAY- A Redway man was arrested after deputies caught him with several pounds of marijuana.

Thursday, Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies were patrolling the 45 thousand block of Highway 101 in Laytonville.They found 52-year-old Richard Franciskovich sitting along the highway. After speaking with him, deputies found out he was in possession of over 5 pounds of marijuana, and cannabis...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:29

Flames and smoke filled the air on Monday as CalFire and other crews performed a prescribed burn on about 90 acres of Prairie Creek Red Wood State Park. 

"Fire is part of the natural processes that happen out here and in order to maintain the conditions for the grasslands as well as a whole host of wildlife...they need to be burned on a regular basis,” said Lathrop Leonard, California...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:28

WEOTT- One man is dead after a fatal stabbing in Southern Humboldt. 

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says it happened in Weott. Just before 11 p.m.Friday, deputies responded to the 400 block of Newton Road. A 23-year old  male adult had been stabbed and was transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital; he died shortly after.

No arrests have been made. The incident is under...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:26

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribe is asking for the community's help to improve the youth baseball and softball field in Klamath.

You can get involved right at the comfort of your own home-If you have a computer, all you have to do is fill out a survey. As part of the fundraiser, a company will donate real money for each video or survey question completed. It's free to complete, and will help...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:20

FERNDALE - A revised version of the Korean War documentary, Coming of Age in Korea, was screened at the Ferndale Repertory Theater Monday afternoon.

The film follows different men and women from the Eel River Valley through their time serving in the Korean War.

The documentary was created four years ago, but was cut down in the hopes it will be able to air on television...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:55

EUREKA - Monday is ‘All Hands Training Day’ for the county which means, “all hands on deck,” according to the County Administrative Officer, Amy Nilsen.

The county has stopped observing Columbus Day, but decided to remain closed to the public and use the extra time for a mandatory training day for county employees.

They gathered at the municipal auditorium for mandatory trainings...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:48

EUREKA - The Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to make appointments to DHHS’s Blue Ribbon Task Force.

The board established the task force in august to help new director of DHHS, Connie Beck, better transition into her role.

Tuesday the Board will work on appointing members to the force to focus on child welfare, tribal relations, and mental health, among other things.

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:41