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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors hired a new County Counsel Tuesday.

Jeffrey S. Blanck runs his own law firm from Reno, Nevada and specializes in areas of civil rights, education, employment law and equal opportunity commission filings. Prior to that, he served as general counsel for Washoe County School District. As an attorney, Blanck has more than 25 years’...

EUREKA - A 33-year old Eureka man was arrested Wednesday evening after allegedly committing two bank robberies. Taken into custody was Benaiah Stephen Tabbytite.

On April 23rd and April 28th, two bank robberies were committed in similar fashion. One at the US Bank on F Street and the other at Coast Central Credit Union in the Bayshore Mall. Security footage was...

Hoopa Valley Tribe's Primary Election Unofficial Results

Chairman

Ryan P. Jackson 355 Votes

George Byron Nelson Jr. 261 Votes

Danielle Vigil-Masten 231 Votes

 

Bald Hill District

Marjorie Colegrove 310 Votes

Gary Risling 301 Votes

Future Mccovey Williams 222 Votes

 

Hostler/Matilton

Leilani Pole 356

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UKIAH- A Fortuna man is in the hospital with serious injuries after falling asleep at the wheel, colliding with a tree.

Danny Johnson, 36, of Fortuna was driving a green 2000 Toyota Solara southbound on Highway 101 north of Nelson Ranch Road south of Ukiah when he fell asleep at the wheel. His vehicle drifted into the center divider.

Johnson woke up and tried to regain control of...

FORTUNA- The Former CAL FIRE Humboldt-Del Norte Unit Chief was honored by both the State Senate and State Assembly on Wednesday for his more than 30 years service to the community.

Tom Hein joined CAL FIRE in 1981 as a seasonal firefighter in Sonoma County. He served in thre other units before getting promoted to Battalion Chief for the Humboldt-Del Norte Unit in 2005. He was promoted...

EUREKA- Officials expect the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Board of Directors to choose a new General Manager in the next week.

Carol Rische has been the General Manager for the last 19 years  and worked for PG&E for 13 years before that. She's retiring from her position this July. Rische, who is a Fieldbrook resident, plans to spend time traveling and doing community...

EUREKA- Residents in West Eureka have outlined the problems they want to see resolved to make their neighborhood a safer, more liveable community.

At a recent Community Created Jefferson Meeting, residents narrowed down West Eureka's problems to property crime, blight, unemployment and a lack of a connected community. Currently, to combat property crime, the Westside Community...

EUREKA - The trial for the man accused of murdering an Arcata chef in 2013 could end in just two weeks. 

Ferrer resumed his testimony Wednesday morning where he was asked how he felt about killing Jordet. In reply, he said he felt “pity for him”. Sophie Rocheleau, Ferrer’s ex-girlfriend, who was also arrested but pleaded to a lesser charge last November said, she did not see Ferrer...