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EUREKA - The Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods will be getting some help from Ross Dress for Less.

It’s part of a nationwide four-week program called “Help Local Kids Learn.”

Customers will have the option this month to donate to the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods during checkout at Ross.

Ross will match the nationwide donations up to $400,000.

The store has...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:49

EUREKA - Several Humboldt County roads are still underwater, or blocked due to slides.

Earlier Friday morning on Old Arcata Road there was a hazmat situation due to a gas leak, but PG & E worked to fix it, and now it is safe minus the flooding that still exists.

They placed a temporary plate in the road, and will do further repair work once the flood waters recede.

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Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:44

REDWAY – The R & R Auto Machine and Radiator shop in Redway was destroyed by a mudslide.

A family owned business destroyed in the matter of seconds. Locals, around and inside the business say that seeing the major mudslide rush through the property was like watching a movie.

“All of a sudden hell broke loose,” said Neighboring Warehouse Owner, David Rivera.

A little...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:27

WEOTT – The Weott Volunteer Fire Department has been in the community since 1964 and is now facing closure.

Elaine and Edward Wood granted the property to the fire department.

Both Elaine and Edward passed, leaving the property left to the estate. The estate is now asking the Community Service District to pay 3,000 dollars a month, starting April 1st. The alternative...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:27

REDWAY - Two businesses sustain significant damage after a hillside collapses in Southern Humboldt.

Just after 11:30 this morning, CHP Officers were called to Redwood Drive near Briceland Thorne Road in Redway. Officers say employees heard the mountain start to come down and fled the businesses.

A back wall and some equipment were damaged. Garberville Fire also responded along...

Post date: Thu, 02/09/2017 - 22:18

This Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors officially appointed David Marcus as the new county public defender.

There were a number of applicants for the position but ultimately Marcus’ qualifications made him best suited for the job.

Marcus has served as the Lassen county public defender for seven years, and has 13 years of experience as the deputy public defender...

Post date: Thu, 02/09/2017 - 17:47

EUREKA - A state organization is recognizing a local investigator with the District Attorney’s office as their Investigator of the Year.

The California Sexual Assault Investigators Association is awarding Kyla Baxley for her work on the Child Abuse Services Team.

The association called her a, “go-to person in the field of sexual and physical assault investigations.” They also...

Post date: Thu, 02/09/2017 - 17:39