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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A project that has been in the making for nearly five years took a step forward Monday, as Humboldt County leaders held a ribbon cutting for the McKay Community Forest.

The county recently bought the 1,000-acre piece of land near Redwood Acres from the Green Diamond Resource Company. It took several years to secure the $6.8 million needed from state and national...

EUREKA- The 29-year-old Lake County man accused of shooting and killing two in Fieldbrook has plead not guilty to all charges against him.

Jason Michael Arreaga faces two counts of homicide, including a special allegation of using a firearm with the intent to cause great bodily harm.

Arreaga is accused of shooting and killing Angel Tully and Harley Hammers Jr. According to the...

BLUE LAKE- A business is asking the City of Blue Lake to lift their ban on medical marijuana dispensaries so they can build a "virtual dispensary" within city limits.

Under the proposal, MFCM Group would base their business offices in town and only distribute marijuana there upon request. The group has told the city that most of the marijuana would be shipped out of Garberville

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WILLOW CREEK- Toxic blue green algae is no longer detected at Kimtu Beach in Willow creek.

The Department of Health and Human Services has lifted the health advisory that was put in place August 20th. New lab results show that the toxins are no longer showing up in the water and are not a threat to the general public.

The health advisory for the beach was first issued when flows...

EUREKA- The condition of locally owned roads and bridges in Humboldt County is considered “mediocre” by the North Coast Branch of the San Francisco Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  The organization made the announcement on Monday outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka.

In January, ASCE members and a team of almost 40 volunteers, including Humboldt County...

ARCATA- With the November Elections approaching, community members in Arcata recently had the chance to meet nearly the entire slate of republican state and federal candidates.

The event was held at the Baywood Golf and Country Club on Saturday and was organized by the Humboldt Republicans. North Coast residents were able to meet candidates and the nominees made speeches.  This was the...

WILLITS- Excavation of soil for part of the Willits Bypass Project will resume after being put on hold for more than two weeks.

In August, a Mendocino County judge filed a temporary restraining order on excavation after two environmental groups filed a temporary injunction on the moving of soil.  The excavation effort was designed to move soil from an old mill site near the Willits...

ARCATA- Workers at a Subway restaurant in Arcata say they heard what sounded like a gunshot go off outside their store on Monday morning, after a vehicle rolled into the gas main on the side of the building.

Officers with the Arcata Police Department responded to the Northtown Plaza Monday just after 11 a.m.  When authorities arrived, they saw a small gray sedan up against the side of...