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MCKINLEYVILLE- The 76 gas station on Central Avenue was reportedly robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning. According to Sgt. Kevin Miller of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office the suspect entered the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money.

Miller said the suspect fled, putting the cash into a plastic bag. It is unknown what mode of transportation the suspect used...

On Tuesday, at about 9:30 pm, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received the report of an armed robbery at Bonomini’s Market in the 3800 block of Little Fairfield Street, Eureka. The clerk reported the suspect entered the market, brandished a handgun at them...

LAYTONVILLE- Two people were found dead inside a home in a rural area of Laytonville.

According to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, both bodies were found inside a home in the Wooden Peak area in a rural area of the town.

Deputies were dispatched to the downtown area of the town to meet with a person who had discovered the bodies. The deputies were escorted to the home and...

FORTUNA- St. Joseph's Health held a barbeque for employees on Monday. The start of the week marked the begining of Hospital Week and the end of Nurses Week.

Physicians, nurses, support staff and volunteers enjoyed the lunch prepared at Redwood Memorial Hospital.

There are 1,400 employees of St. Joseph's health locally. "Without our people, the people who care for our patients, we...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council will decide on Tuesday whether or not they will put a measure on the November ballot asking residents to approve a utility tax.

The proposal would be a four percent tax on every PG&E customers bill. The tax is not an excessive energy tax like the City of Arcata has adopted and would tax all residents the same, regardless of the amount of energy...

RIO DELL- On Tuesday, the Rio Dell City Council will review a list of applicants for their open City Manager position.

For the first time, the city has used an outside agency to advertise and recruit for the position. 

The current city manager, Jim Stretch, signed a two year contract and came out of retirement. Over the past few months the city has been accepting application,...

EUREKA- Summer is approaching and that means ‘Reggae on the River’ is around the corner. Located in Southern Humboldt, the music festival brings in thousands of reggae music lovers from around the state. This year organizers with the Mateel Community Center have asked the Humboldt County Planning Commission for an increase in attendance. 
 
Humboldt County Senior...
From the Save the Redwoods League 
 
SAN FRANCISCO— In response to a disturbing spike in the poaching of old-growth redwood burls, the Center for Biological Diversity, Redwood  Parks Association and Save the Redwoods League  are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to prosecution of poachers. Redwood burls are large natural protrusions prized for their...

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