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Arcata - A shot was fired after a business deal went bad in Sunny Brae. Police are searching for 24-year-old Joel Johnston of Willow Creek and another unknown man.

Around 1 am, this past Saturday, Arcata Police responded to a reported gunshot in the Wiley Court area of Sunny Brae. A resident reported having a business meeting with two other men when they allegedly produced guns and...


EUREKA- Testimony is complete for the case of double murder suspect Bodhi Tree. Closing arguments are set to begin on Thursday and the jury will begin deliberation immediately after.

Opening arguments began in June, with both the prosecution and defense calling numerous witnesses. In court, prosecutors have painted Tree out to be a dangerous and angry person, while his defense has made...


ARCATA- Two men are recovering from a stabbing after they allegedly tried to assault another man.

Two unknown men reportedly approached a man camping along G street and began arguing with him. According to the Arcata Police Department the men began assaulting the man camping, knocking him to the ground.

In response, the camper reportedly stabbed both of the men, who then fled,...


RICHARDSON GROVE- The Environmental Protection Information Center has filed a federal lawsuit against the highway widening project along Richardson Grove State Park.

The third lawsuit against Caltrans by the group, claims the project will damage old growth redwoods. It alledges Caltrans is violating several environmental acts and is endangering old growth trees. They also claim that...


ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has narrowed down their candidates for the city's City Manager position.

According to Mayor Mark Wheetley the council has a 'final pool' of finalists. He said the council interviewed candidates in person and over the phone.


EUREKA- Six Rivers Planned Parenthood will no longer be serving the North Coast. Officials with the organization announced last week that they will be dissolving their affiliation due to a lack of financial stability.

On Thursday Six Rivers will cease to exist. However, the clinic will remain open under the management of Planned Parenthood Northern California. Planned Parenthood NorCal...


FORTUNA- He barks and plays like any other dog. But Nordy has a day job. He is a K-9 officer with the Fortuna Police Department.

“He's trained in area searches, tracking, suspect apprehension,” said Maxwell Soeth police officer and K-9 handler with the Fortuna Police Department.

Nordy joined the force in April after the department's old K-9 officer Zorro retired.


The following is from the Eureka Police Department: 

On Monday, detectives from the Eureka Police Departments Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) conducted a probation search at an apartment building in the 1800 block of “A” Street in Eureka. Upon arrival, detectives encountered six adult subjects and one juvenile.

As a result of the search, Timothy Chiemwichitra ,28, Joe Olivo...