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FORTUNA- Toddy Thomas Middle School students placed in third and fifth place in a national competition where kids create sustainable transportation ideas.

Twenty-two teams at Toddy Thomas Middle School competed for the chance to get sponsored by Caltrans and move on to the national Garrett Morgan Symposium competition. The teams shared their ideas via a teleconference at the Caltrans...

EUREKA- The community is banding together to help those affected by mental illness.

Dozens in the community, including those with the Eureka Police Department rallied together, and took part in a Mental Health Matters Walk Tuesday.

It started at the Hope Center, went down H Street and wrapped up at the Humboldt County Courthouse. 4th District Supervisor, Virginia Bass...

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Humboldt County Fog Dogs are thanking the community for taking part in their pool tournament and fundraiser over the weekend.

The organization tallied the money Tuesday and more than 4,900 dollars was raised for Food for People’s Backpack After-School Program. Local businesses donated merchandise and cash for a raffle at the E & O Bowl this past Saturday. There...

MCKINLEYVILLE- A McKinleyville man has reached a blood donation mark that few have achieved, contributing a total of 85 gallons of blood since 1960.

“By getting out of K.P. in the Army,” said blood donor, Leroy Murrell. “They said if you donate a pint of blood we won’t put you in K.P., so I did.”

While in the Army from 1960 to 1963 Murrell knew he did not want to be Kitchen...

HOOPA- A fight over a pair of sunglasses lead a 19 year old Hoopa man to allegedly shoot at his brother Monday night with an AR-15 rifle.

Around 11:58 p.m. the 17 year old victim reported to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office that his brother, Sebastian Xavier Christopher Ferris, had shot at him at a residence off of Moon Lane in Hoopa.

The victim told officers the two had...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved a letter Tuesday requesting 50,000 acre feet of water be secured ahead of anticipated stress on fisheries this summer.

The letter is being sent to the bureau of reclamation and calls for the water in advance to later be released into the trinity river to prevent from fish kills. The water was promised annually by law in 1955 but...

FORTUNA- If you're in the Eel River Valley and looking for something to do Wednesday, the River Life Foundation has an invitation for you.

The organization is hosting a community barbeque Wednesday night at the Fortuna United Methodist Church on N Street from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For $5 you can have your pick of hamburgers and the fixings, as well as homemade desserts. There will also be live...

GARBERVILLE- Two people were arrested Tuesday morning after a probation search turned up drugs at a Garberville motel.

Around 11:05 a.m. deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office searched a room at the Lone Pine Motel being used by Billy Joe Neenan, 42. The sheriff's office has received numerous complaints of narcotics activity at the motel.

During the search, deputies...