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WILLITS- The company Mendocino Forest Products has been working to get a permit from Mendocino County since last fall to be able to begin excavating soil for the Willits Bypass Project.  On Tuesday, the company received that permit.

Now, Caltrans officials say soil from an old mill site near the Willits Bypass Project will be moved to the future site of the Northern Interchange, to...

ARCATA- Plastic bottles, bullet shells and an old ironing board, all found on Humboldt County beaches and all soon to be transformed into a masterpiece.

Each year more than 300,000 plastic bottles are found on California beaches, but some of those bottles are being put towards a good cause, they’re going to be a part of a sculpture.

“We've collected a whole bunch of trash as we...

FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will see a new sales tax measure on the ballot this November.

If passed, Measure V would establish a one percent sales tax on all purchases within Fortuna, excluding food and prescription items. City officials say that economic recession, declining revenues and state raids on local funds have impacted Fortuna’s ability to provide essential city services,...

EUREKA- It’s a sickness with little or no symptoms, but if left untreated, can be permanently damaging. Humboldt health educators are urging parents to have their children tested for lead poisoning.

Lead poisoning can occur when anyone is continuously exposed to or ingests lead particles. Lead can be found in paint in homes built before 1978, in soil exposed to that paint, in car...

EUREKA- College of the Redwoods will offer college level courses at both Arcata and McKinleyville High school in the fall.

CR officials said it will give students an opportunity to earn both college level and high school credits at the same time. The classes will also be offered to all enrolled CR students.

Arcata will have three classes and McKinleyville will have two at their...

HOOPA- On Thursday, officials from the Bureau of Reclamation met with Hoopa Tribal officials to tour the conditions along the Trinity River.

The Bureau sent staff after tribal members spoke with Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, in Redding to discuss their concerns along the river. The staff toured the area with officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife and officials from the...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On 08-12-2014, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies saw a white Chevy pickup truck parked at Johnsons Quality Motel, Redwood Drive, Garberville. The truck matched a description of a truck possibly involved with burglaries and other theft related offenses in the Garberville-Redway area.  The deputies learned the driver...

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

On Wednesday, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen reporting motors being stolen from boats moored in Trinidad Harbor.

The deputy assigned to the City of Trinidad responded and met with the citizen, who is a Trinidad Harbor employee. The deputy learned two boats...

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