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EUREKA- A female employee at a Eureka restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening.

Just before 10 pm, a man approached the register of the Fresh Freeze Restaurant on Harris and F Streets in Henderson Center, brandished a gun and escaped with an unknown amount of cash. He was last seen running north on F Street.

He’s described as around 5’5 inches tall, 140 pounds, with...

EUREKA- A state assembly bill introduced in December is geared to change the requirements for children riding in car seats. AB 53 proposes a requirement for all children ages two and under to sit in rear-facing car seats. Currently, only children up to one years old weighing 20 pounds or less are required to sit rear-facing.

The bill still has a ways to go before it could be passed into...

REDWAY- A Redway business is out of thousands of dollars this week after being the latest target of thieves.

These are photos of specialty knives stolen from a business on the 100 block of Briceland Thorne Road. The owner reports that the business was burglarized sometime between January 14 and January 20.

According to the sheriff's office, an unknown suspect broke a window on...

HOOPA- The Humboldt County Coroner's Office is working to determine whether three bone fragments discovered in Hoopa yesterday are part of human remains.

Construction workers discovered the bones while installing a water pipeline for a new Senior Nutrition Center on Loop Road behind Hoopa High School. They were buried nearly 3 feet under ground and are less than 3 inches in size. The...

EUREKA- Third graders at Washington Elementary got a special surprise Thursday: their very own dictionaries. It's part of an initiative to bring the gift of words to third graders on the North Coast.

Thursday, the eureka rotary helped move that goal forward delivering dictionaries to nearly 100 boys and girls. Rotarians delivered the books in person, calling out each student's name as...

EUREKA- Community members learned how they can help make Eureka a safer place at the second Operation Safe Streets Crime Awareness and Prevention Summit on Wednesday night.

More than 200 community members attended the meeting, where the role that citizens play in crime prevention was discussed by the Chief of the Eureka Police Department, Andrew Mills, along with other city officials....

ARCATA - The city of Arcata has awarded a local company the contract for it’s Rails with Trail project.

Out of five bids for the one-million dollar project, the city selected McCollough Construction at Wednesday’s council meeting. Public Works Director, Doby Class, was authorized to increase the contract amount by ten percent to allow for any unseen contingencies. The trail begins at...

SAMOA PENINSULA- The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District and its contractors are closer to completing a project designed to strengthen the water transmission system in the southern portion of the Samoa Peninsula.

Over the last 20 years, there have been five pipeline breaks in the network. Since June, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District has been replacing those pipes with PVC...

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