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EUREKA-The Walmart Foundation awarded the senior center with a check on Thursday for $45,000 to support it's nutrition program.

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
 
On 12-6-2013, at approximately 12:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the owner of Sequoia Gas Company who reported one of his drivers had been assaulted with a firearm while attempting to deliver propane to a customer.
 
A deputy spoke with the 45 year old male driver...

The Avoid the 7 DUI Task Force will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on this Friday, December 20th  somewhere in Humboldt County. Officials say the deterrent effect of a DUI checkpoint is a proven resource in reducing the number of people killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.

Research shows that those crashes drop by an average of 20-percent...

Fortuna Police have arrested a man suspected of auto theft and assault with a deadly weapon. In the course of the investigation, they also arrest two others. Officers located 40-year old Daniel Fidler in the 600-block of 15th Street. Fidler attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended. He was taken into custody and transported to the Humboldt county jail. He was booked on the...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Animal Shelter has raised $8,000 from the Holiday Open House to raise money for their Emergency Medical Fund. The shelter doubled the amount of money they raised last year.

The fund is to help treat animals who need more medical treatment than the shelter can afford. The money was raised from community members who attended the fundraiser on Saturday...

ARCATA- A man is out on bail and facing molestation charges for allegedly committing lewd and lascivious acts with a minor. John Andrew Wiesendanger was arrested by Arcata Police on Friday and released the next day on $300,000 bail.

Arcata Police said they are not releasing any information as the case is still under investigation. 

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council has directed staff to draft an ordinance to ban all medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. The council unanimously agreed to move forward with the plan after listening to the city's attorney presentation at Tuesday's Council meeting.

Mayor Pro Tem, Lana Manzanita, said the risks outweigh the benefits of having dispensaries in town. "We...

From the California Highway Patrol:
 
A DUI driver of a vehicle that was involved in an injury traffic collision on Tuesday was placed under arrest by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) after the driver attempted to flee the scene on foot.
 
On Tuesday, December 17, just prior to 3 p.m., a 1990 Toyota pickup truck driven by 57 year old...

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