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FORTUNA- A local group is collecting signatures to put an initiative on the November ballot that will ban Genetically Modified Organisms from being grown or raised in Humboldt County. GMO Free Humboldt has collected 2,000 signatures, half of what is needed to make the November Ballot.

The proposed initiative would ban GMOs from being grown or raised in Humboldt County. GMO products...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Power is back on after a large outage in McKinleyville left over 200 customers in the dark. 

Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Pacific Gas And Electric reported that 232 customers were without power in parts of McKinleyville.  Crews were assigned to the scene and power was restored before 3:30 p.m.  According to Pacific Gas And Electric, the outage was caused after a fuse...

EUREKA- The College of the Redwoods Basic Law Enforcement Academy is currently training its 113th class of cadets.  However, this is the first year the Eureka Police Department has offered scholarships to those in the Redwood Public Safety Academy.

The EPD is offering two scholarships, one for $2,500 and one for $1,500 to two cadets in this semester’s class.   The scholarship...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna man is in custody after allegedly attacking a woman and stealing her laptop in Fortuna.

Thirty-five year old Christopher Crowl allegedly demanded a laptop from a 48-year-old woman who was walking on the sidewalk at the corner of Fortuna Boulevard and Smith Lane on Saturday just before 8 p.m.  Police say when the woman told him “no,” he hit her over the head, which...

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Power was restored to all customers just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday. According to PG&E officials, the outage was caused by a fuse that went out.
 
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On Monday just before 2 p.m. PG&E reported a power outage in the McKinleyville area. Officials estimate about 232 customers to be...
The large vessel docked at Humboldt Bay is a military ship called the Independence. 
 
From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
Fortuna, CA – On January 25, 2014 at approximately 7:50 p.m, a Sergeant with the Fortuna Police Department responded to North Fortuna Boulevard at Smith Lane regarding a theft that had just occurred. The Sergeant contacted a 49 year old female victim who reported that Christopher Crowl (35) of Fortuna had struck her in the...

Five people were arrested after a drug bust at a Fortuna motel. Plus, U.S. postage prices went up today. Also, volunteers spent the day planting nearly one thousand trees in Loleta. 

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