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RIO DELL- A well site rehabilitation project was up for discussion Tuesday night at the Rio Dell City Council meeting.

The city is investigating and currently rehabilitating two wells that have not been used in the area for nearly a decade. Now, the city is doing testing to find if the wells can be used as an emergency source of water. It will cost around 50,000 dollars and includes the...

EUREKA- The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District has narrowed down its list of candidates for the next General Manager.

Carol Rische has held the position for the last 19 years and recently announced she will retire this July. Now, the Board of Directors has narrowed down its list of applicants from 17 to four, and are conducting interviews this week.  The Board recruited online,...

EUREKA - Lafayette Elementary is a little safer this week with a new crossing guard program in effect.

Lafayette is the first school in the county to have crossing guards from a Humboldt County “safe routes to school” pilot program. Due to Lafayette’s location, increased safety concerns for pedestrians going to and from the school, became a top priority. An active transportation grant...

ARCATA - A man was taken into custody early Tuesday morning on charges of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Possession of a Billy Club. 

Around 1:00 am, officers responded to a fight in the alley behind a building on the 700 block of 9th Street. There they found 24-year-old Daniel Epperson of Arcata, unconscious on the ground. According to those involved, Epperson allegedly...

LOST COAST TRAIL - A group of hikers and emergency personnel rescued a man critically injured from the Lost Coast over the weekend. Just after 7 Saturday evening, a group of hikers found a man with major injuries due to a fall along the Lost Coast Trail 8 miles north of Shelter Cove.

Coast Guard and medical helicopters were called in but could not land because of heavy fog. Hikers built...

EUREKA - A 45-year old Eureka resident could be receiving prison time after a jury came to a guilty verdict Monday for drug sales.

Shia Bond was on probation when law enforcement made a search of his residence on California Street back in August of 2014. Officers found several grams of methamphetamine, evidence Bond intended to sell the substance and drug paraphernalia.

He faces...

ARCATA - A wanted McKinleyville man was arrested after leading police on a foot chase in Arcata. Taken into custody was 26-year old Robert Dale Ganfield, Jr. He was wanted for a long list of alleged charges including burglary, stolen property and resisting arrest.

When officers attempted a stop on Alliance Road this morning around 7:30, Ganfield, Jr. jumped from a moving vehicle and...

FORTUNA- Neighbors are being credited for foiling a burglary in progress at a gas station in Fortuna.

Just before 4 a.m. Saturday, a neighbor reported a burglary occurring at the patriot gas station on the 3600 block of Rohnerville Road. The neighbor said they saw two male suspects break the front glass door, enter and steal items. The reporting party's husband chased both suspects on...