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CRESCENT CITY - The lawsuit between Sutter Coast Hospital and the benefactor of the land the hospital sits on continued Tuesday. The two party’s met for a case management conference. The widow of the donor of the hospital property is suing the hospital for breach of contract and charitable trust violation. Beverly Hussey, the widow, claims the hospital is violating the original intention of...

MCKINLEYVILLE - Officers stood ready at all the main roads leading into Azalea State Reserve in McKinleyville Monday night after shots were fired by a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy.

“We’re not sure exactly the course of events. My understanding at this point is that there is some interaction where the deputy felt that his life was threatened, probably by the movement of the vehicle,...

EUREKA- The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is looking for ways to use 75 million gallons of water per day, before they lose it.

The district’s water rights will expire in 2029. At that time, if their water allowance isn’t regularly consumed a portion will be up for bid across the state. In a presentation to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, the district said if they lose the...

EUREKA- Humboldt County’s main initiatives are set for the new year. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors officially adopted their state and federal legislative platforms.

Among those platforms is a proposal for state funding to address the negative impacts of Proposition 47. County-hired lobbyists will work next year to secure flexible funding to provide more treatment options for...

FORTUNA- The City of Fortuna is now under new direction, the city council voted last night to make Sue Long the next mayor. Long took over the mayor’s seat after a unanimous vote. She has been a council member for four years and was re-elected in November to serve four more. Mayor Long says she is excited about next year, but there’s a lot to do, with $43 million worth of projects in the works...

EUREKA - A male  Eureka High School student was allegedly shot with a BB gun Tuesday afternoon.

Eureka Police report just before  2 pm , they received a call from the high school that a student had reported being shot  in the chest on the 1600 block of L Street about  thirty minutes prior.

The student went to the hospital as a precaution but there was no life threatening injury....

From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
 
On Monday at around 9:00 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff Deputy attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Azalea Rd. near Chapel Hill rd. McKinleyville.
 
 
The solo Deputy had observed a black SUV and learned that the vehicles registered owner had a felony warrant. The vehicle initially failed to stop and continued to...

NORTH COAST- DUI arrests are down this holiday season, the Avoid the 8 DUI task force made seven arrests over the weekend.

One following a major injury accident near Scotia where a Carlotta man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly lost control of his vehicle, hit a sign and traveled 80 feet down the hillside.

The Winter Holiday Anti DUI crackdown is in affect now until...