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EUREKA - A McKinleyville High School student will have the chance to rub elbows with Nobel Prize winners and scientists with the help of our local hospitals.

Redwood Memorial and Saint Joseph Hospital Foundations gave Vanessa Wilson $500 to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.

The three day event will be held in Massachusetts in June and give Wilson the opportunity to...

Post date: Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:57

EUREKA - Three vehicles including a California Highway Patrol car we're trapped under live power lines after a dump truck collided with utility pole.

Around 5:30 Tuesday evening, the truck had been making regular trips moving rock when it crashed into a pole on Myrtle Avenue near Freshwater Road. The pole broke in half and brought the lines down onto the dump truck and the other cars....

Post date: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:52

EUREKA - A driver is transported to the hospital after a solo vehicle crash in Cutten. It is unknown what caused the accident.

Around 3:40 Tuesday afternoon, emergency crews responded to the 4600 block of Campton Road. The male driver was traveling east in a Nissan sedan when for unknown reasons he lost control and crashed into a tree. The victim was taken to St. Joseph hospital with...

Post date: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:29

EUREKA - The staff at the Humboldt County Public Defender’s Office are asking the Board of Supervisors to reconsider its recent hiring of their boss, Public Defender, David Marcus.

The letter states Marcus has a lack of experience that jeopardizes the rights of clients to the effective assistance of counsel and puts staff at risk of unhealthy and unethical work conditions.

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Post date: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:16

ARCATA - With former Arcata City Council Member, Mark Wheetley stepping down to become Fortuna’s City Manager, seven candidates have stepped up to claim the vacant seat.

Those who have thrown their hat into the ring include: Arcata Planning Commissioners, Jason Akan, Robin Baker and Judith Mayer along with educator, Michael J. Hart, Minor Theater owner, Joshua Neff, former council...

Post date: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:04