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EUREKA- Students across the county took over the sidewalks Wednesday morning in celebration of International Walk to School Day.

Dozens of students and parents from Alice Birney Elementary gathered in the Winco parking lot to learn about pedestrian safety and gear up for a morning stroll. The children joined nearly four million others who are walking to school around the world today....

TRINIDAD - A proposed ordinance for vacation dwelling units will be read at the Trinidad City Council Meeting Wednesday night.

The City of Trinidad has worked for a number of years on putting together an ordinance for basic rules and regulations for these temporary homes.

Trinidad is a popular vacation destination and vacation rentals have become an increasing issue in the city...

EUREKA - For every 8 gallons of gas you pump at a Chevron or Texaco station in the month of October, 1 dollar will go to your local public schools.

The program is called “North Coast Fuel Your School”. Teachers from schools in Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake and Mendocino counties post classroom material requests to donorschoose.org. The gas stations can then fund those purchases.

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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A Colorado Murder suspect on the run, accused of killing his 48-year-old wife in their home, was arrested Tuesday night by Humboldt area CHP.

CHP received information from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation that the murder suspect was expected to travel through Southern Humboldt County.

Around 6:30 Tuesday night, a CHP Officer saw the suspect's vehicle...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The 76 Gas and Mini Mart on Central Avenue was robbed at knife point early Wednesday morning, and the two suspects are on the loose.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, the robbery happened after 2 am.

The clerk reported that two suspects had entered into the store, stolen cash from the register and fled northbound on Central Avenue.

Deputies...

RIO DELL- Residents living in Rio Dell are being asked to approve a city-wide sales tax increase.

Measure U, is a 1% sales tax that, if approved, would be applied to all purchases. The tax would total to be 1 cent per dollar spent and will apply to most taxable purchases in town.

If approved, the tax would remain in affect for the next five years and bring in an estimated $170,...

ORICK- Smoke and fire activity will be seen this fall on the Bald Hills east of Orick. Redwood National and State Parks will be conducting a series of prescribed burns.

The parks Management Plan calls for these types of burns to manage exotic plants and to restore natural resources.

The burns have taken place since the early 1980s and mirror local tribe's intentional burns that...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Tuesday, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a 39 year old female who reported her boyfriend just assaulted her.

When the investigating deputy arrived at the victim’s residence in the 600 block of Alpha Street, Eureka, he met with the victim. The victim told the...