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EUREKA- Dozens had the chance to have an up close look at the four Humboldt County District Attorney Candidates at a forum held on Tuesday by the non-partisan organization The League of Women Voters.  The audience was made up of mostly seniors. The moderator of the forum, Byrd Lochtie, who is also a Board Member of the League of Women Voters, says seniors face multiple issues in the area....

SHELTER COVE- Sheriff Mike Downey has confirmed that a Sheriff's Deputy has been shot and wounded in the Shelter Cove area in what Sheriff Downey calls a "tactical situation." The deputy was shot when shots were exchanged. He was wearing a bullet proof vest and received some bruising and a sprained ankle. Swat team is in route to Shelter Cove where the suspect could be in a house. Downey said...

A 60-year-old Trinity County woman is discovered 60 feet over an embankment Tuesday off Highway 299. According to the California Highway Patrol, Paula Whitten was uninjured when Apex Construction and
Caltrans crews rescued her off the south edge of Highway 299 West of Willow Creek.
 
The CHP says Whitten was driving west on 299 Monday morning when for...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
After attending community forums and speaking with the Humboldt County Chiefs of Police, County Counsel and Humboldt County Mental Health, Humboldt County Sheriff Michael Downey has implemented a Pre-Release Verification Form, along with other changes regarding nighttime releases.
 
The new...

If you’re a salmon enthusiast and a fan of the Eel River, the Eel River Recovery Project will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 6th at the Monday Club in Fortuna.

The meeting begins at 6:30 pm and will include discussions of the recent 2013-14 chinook salmon monitoring results as well as plans  to continue monitoring the pike minnow for 2014. Also, underwater video of salmon and...

EUREKA- 15 laptops have been stolen from a classroom at Pacific View Charter School. School officials said the computers were used on a daily basis and will cost the school $6,000 to replace.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office the principal of the school reported the theft at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning. He told authorities that he did not know how the suspects got to the...

ARCATA- The City of Arcata is competing to be the 'Coolest California City' by reducing the town's total carbon footprint. To win the competition Arcata will have to beat nine other cities in the state.

The 2014 CoolCalifornia City Challenge began in April and will run through August 31st. The race has residents register for the competition, then tracts their progress and awards them...

HOOPA- The official results are in for the Primary Elections for the Hoopa Valley Tribe. Ballots were cast on Tuesday with 642 votes cast.

The following are the results of the election.

Mesket District:

Vernon Bradley Marshall-189

George Byron Nelson Jr.-302

Julie A. Robertson-141

 

Norton District:

Leo Carpenter Jr.-108

Arnold M....

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