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MCKINLEYVILLE- A McKinleyville barbershop owner has achieved something none of us will ever do. LeRoy Murrell made his 700th blood donation at the Northern California Community Blood Bank.

“It makes feel good that they can use it. I have A- blood. It’s a rare type so it’s a good deal. It hurts once in a while because they said I got a lot of scar tissue for being stuck...

Post date: Mon, 01/04/2016 - 18:00

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is continuing the conversation about the medical marijuana land use ordinance in the area.

Tuesday afternoon at 1:30, another public hearing will be held at the Supervisors’ Chamber. According to Supervisor Rex Bohn, it’s important that the ordinance protects the environment and there’s also tax base on it. The state has defined...

Post date: Mon, 01/04/2016 - 17:51

A two car collision near the intersection of Broadway and Henderson Streets in Eureka sends one man to the hospital. Humboldt Bay Fire shares how they prioritize resources after the agency responded to two vehicle collisions just minutes apart Saturday night. Power was knocked out to 20 customers in Eureka Saturday after a white sedan hit a utility pole, forcing Pacific Gas and Electric crews...

Post date: Sun, 01/03/2016 - 20:45

Cannabis entrepreneurs with more than 2000 square feet of cultivation area will now be required to enroll in a new water quality regulatory program. A standoff with law enforcement in Eureka Friday night lands two people behind bars. Freezing weather forces a road closure in Ferndale. Third District Humboldt County Supervisor Candidate Uri Driscoll kicks off his campaign by planting trees in...

Post date: Sat, 01/02/2016 - 19:13

REDWAY - The Eel River Recovery Project is expanding its scope for the organization and becoming a nonprofit.

They’ll meet on Sunday, January 10th at the Beginnings Octagon in Redway to devise a 2016 action plan. The first few hours of the meeting will introduce the new board of directors, then public scoping and action planning will take place and finally a volunteer...

Post date: Sat, 01/02/2016 - 00:17

EUREKA - Two people are behind bars after a standoff Friday night with law enforcement in Eureka.

Just after six pm, Eureka Police responded to the 800 block of Broadway at the Rancho Milagro Viejo Market. The owner of the building had reported her son; Brett Hansen had stolen her car. Hansen was observed on the roof. Humboldt Bay Fire arrived with a ladder truck and helped officers...

Post date: Fri, 01/01/2016 - 23:58

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Some local families are ringing in the New Year with a new bundle of joy.

The first baby of 2016 arrived at 1:03 Friday morning at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka. The hospital confirmed the new arrival was a baby boy. Redwood Memorial in Fortuna welcomed its first newborn of the New Year at 10:48 Friday morning. The baby boy weighed in at 7 pounds 3 ounces. We visited...

Post date: Fri, 01/01/2016 - 17:44

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County’s DUI arrests are down this holiday season.

This is according to the Fortuna Police Department. There were a total of three DUI arrests on New Year’s Eve in the county.

Since the special Avoid the 10 Deployments began on December 18th, 24 drivers have been arrested. During the same time last year, 31 arrests were made.

DUI...

Post date: Fri, 01/01/2016 - 17:39