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The nation observed an anniversary today. It wasn’t an anniversary of joy from say fifty years of marriage or twenty five years on the job. It was for the creation of the Amber Alert.

The California Highway Patrol joined law enforcement agencies around the country in observing National Amber Alert Awareness Day, which coincides with the anniversary of the child abduction that led to the...

A local candidate for the Noreen Evans State Senate seat has dropped out of the race. Arcata resident, Chris Lehman has decided instead to extend his support for another candidate.

Lehman said he’s  supporting Sonoma County Supervisor, Mike McGuire because he feels McGuire has the unique blend of experience and commitment to ensure our community is well represented in the senate. Lehman...

ARCATA- An armed gunman looking to rob Greenview Market left after the store clerk refused to hand over money. Arcata Police have made no arrests and have no suspects. Police are currently reviewing security footage from inside the market to help find the suspect.

According to Arcata Police the gunman entered the market at 8:00 p.m. and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk refused...

ORICK- With low student enrollment, Orick Elementary School may face permanent closure next school year. The Orick School District will meet with board members and the Humboldt County Superintendent of Schools on Tuesday.

"We're in a tight spot in terms of our enrollment," said Superintendent/Principle/Teacher of Orick School, John Sutter.

Orick Elementary has eight students with...

From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
FORTUNA, CA - On January 12, 2013 at approximately 12:52 PM, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department responded to a Medical Office located in the 3300 block of Renner Drive for a commercial burglary alarm. Upon arrival officers discovered the suspect (Eugene Hatfield of North Hollywood) was still in the business. Several...
NORTH COAST- "No shame, no blame, no names,” that is the slogan given to California's Safely Surrendered baby law, and a program two North Coast fire departments could soon be a part of.
 
On Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will vote to designate Humboldt Bay Fire and Arcata Fire Protection District as safe surrender sites. “Any parent or person...
FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department K-9 unit is run solely on donations, but is stretching thin. The program started in 2006, but due to budget cuts the unit became a donation based program in 2012,
 
“Veterinary services were donated to us, we were fortunate enough to have some of the local feed stores donate the food for the program so it has cut down some of...
The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has confirmed that Jesse Alvin Ruiz, 24 years old of Trinidad died from stab wounds. 
 
Larry Morrow who was arrested last Friday in connection to the homicide is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday.

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