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Money raised to help with cancer treatment of Loleta girl
The Eel River Valley community has shown overwhelming support for a young Loleta girl battling cancer. The Love and Smiles for Lindsi Fundraiser, held Nov.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:39pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Friendly City offers holiday shopping incentives
The holiday season is upon us and there are several incentives to shop the Friendly City of Fortuna. The Shop Fortuna contest begins Friday and runs through Dec.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:39pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Business improvement district looks back on year of events
Fortuna business owners and community members gathered recently to celebrate the many activities which take place on a regular basis in the Friendly City.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:39pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Lighted truck parade set for Dec. 12
Redwood Village Merchants Association hosts the annual Al Gray Electric Lighted Parade on Dec. 12. It's not too late to sign up your car, van, truck, trailer, tractor, ATV or anything you want to throw some Christmas lights and enter to be a part of Fortuna's lighted truck parade.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:33pm
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Fortuna hosts free holiday music festival on Dec. 14
Tubas, accordions, barbershop singers, choirs, bands, and a full orchestra will perform at Fortuna's Christmas Music Festival. The festival brings together a selection of talent from all over Humboldt County to deliver a musical gift to the community at Fortuna's River Lodge on Dec.
27 Nov 2014 at 11:32pm
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Humboldt Beacon






'Giving Tuesday' to support county nonprofits
Several local nonprofits and the Fortuna-based McLean Foundation are joining together to promote what is called "Giving Tuesday" on Dec. 2. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to inspire people to give to local charities in their community.
19 Nov 2014 at 11:38pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Fortuna library receives a facelift
Repairs and improvements have been made to the Fortuna library to keep it standing strong for many more years. Water damage had rotted four roof support points, leaving the old roof of the building on 14th Street with a sagging roof and the possibility of additional water leak damage.
19 Nov 2014 at 11:38pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Fortuna students learn job training skills
Ten students from the Eel River Community School in Fortuna are getting a head start on job search skills, thanks to a program offered through the Eel River Valley Multi-Generational Center (MGC).
19 Nov 2014 at 11:37pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Ukiah Daily Journal


Willits man dies in Highway 20 crash
A 67-year-old Willits man was killed Thursday while driving on Highway 20, the California Highway Patrol reported.
17 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah police and fire log: Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.
19 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



2014: The Ukiah Valley Year in Review - January through March
•Jan. 1 edition: Children's Library opens: The Children's library inside Mendocino County's main Ukiah branch on North Main Street is back up and running after being closed since Dec.
20 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Raley's issues recall of several chili products
Carroll Shelby Chili Mix products were removed from all Raley's, Bel Air and Nob Hill stores Friday as the product may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds in the spices by the manufacturer, the grocery chain said in a release.
19 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Suspect disappears on Cow Mountain after leading Ukiah police on chase
A wanted man led the Ukiah Police Department on a high-speed chase before noon Friday down Talmage and Mill Creek Roads before disappearing into the Cow Mountain area, confirmed UPD Capt.
18 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Information sought in Ukiah home shooting
The Ukiah Police Department this week was still seeking information regarding shots that were fired at a home on South Orchard Avenue last week.
18 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



2014: The Ukiah Valley Year in Review - April through June
•April 2 edition: New city well in the works. The Ukiah City Council will consider awarding a contract for the design of a new well and repairs of an existing well.
20 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Community Network idea wins Ukiah safety contest
A Community Network of local citizens working together with local police was the winning idea in the Selzer Realty 'Make Ukiah Safer' Contest.
20 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Slightly warmer, drier temperatures expected in Ukiah Valley leading up to Ch...
Last-minute holiday shoppers may be greeted with a more cheerful forecast this upcoming week leading up to Christmas Day – less rain and warmer temperatures.
19 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm



Ukiah police and fire log: Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.
18 Dec 2014 at 11:00pm




Eureka Times-Standard


Arcata fire probe: Fatal apartment blaze likely started by occupant
From a city of Arcata press release: On September 10, 2014, at about 1306 hours, the Arcata Police Department responded with the Arcata Fire Protection District to a structure fire at an apartment complex located within the 2200 block of Alliance
15 Sep 2014 at 12:56pm
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North Coast Journal


Up with the Sunrise
There are some who swear by a greasy breakfast for a hangover. But what if it's already past the dreaded 11:00 a.m. cutoff by the time you roll out??

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19 Dec 2014 at 6:20pm
by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill



CHP: Suspect Attacked Officer with Machete Before Fatal Shooting
It was a surprise machete attack that began the deadly altercation between a California Highway Patrol officer and a Hoopa teenager near Willow Creek early yesterday morning, said CHP Capt. Adam Jager, who heads the agency?s Humboldt office.

During a press conference this afternoon, Jager said the officer responded to a report of a car that had crashed into a light pole just east of Willow Creek at about 1:35 a.m. to find a 17-year-old driver sitting behind the wheel of a Nissan sedan. The o...
19 Dec 2014 at 3:32pm
by Thadeus Greenson



County Homicide Total a 30-Year High
Humboldt County has seen more homicides within its borders this year than in any stretching back nearly 30 years.

This morning?s officer-involved shooting fatality brings the 2014 total ? with 13 days left in the year ? to 16 homicides. According to statistics provided by the Humboldt County Coroner?s Office, that?s more than in any year since at least 1985 (the office only had statistics readily available stretching back to 1986).?

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18 Dec 2014 at 4:45pm
by Thadeus Greenson



2nd UPDATE: CHP Shoots, Kills Suspect Near Willow Creek
Because of the officer-involved shooting that occurred early this morning, the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District will shutter all its schools tomorrow, according to Superintendent Jon Ray.

?We?re closing because we?ve experienced a tragedy here in our little community, so it?s best for our families to be together,? Ray said, adding that the closure was unplanned but necessary. Schools, he said, will re-open Jan. 5 after the planned winter break.


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A California Highway...
18 Dec 2014 at 12:04pm
by Thadeus Greenson



Assorted Nuts

You can't just have one. The next wave of holiday dance performances is upon us with a trio of Nutcracker ballets to choose from ? or chain-watch, depending on your stamina.?

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18 Dec 2014 at 8:56am



After the Flood

A trio of commemorative events mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 flood that devastated Humboldt County. Whether you were there or you've only heard tell, don't miss hearing from historians and locals that are sharing the depth of their knowledge and memories over the next week.?

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18 Dec 2014 at 8:54am



On the Lost Coast
by Lauri Rose There is a crack between day and night that is not cold nor loaming dark. A place for brutal beasts to rise up like myth and greet us.?

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18 Dec 2014 at 1:00am
by Lauri Rose



Promised Lands
New Western, same Old Testament by John J. Bennett Reviews THE HOMESMAN.?

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18 Dec 2014 at 1:00am
by John J. Bennett



Walking on Water: No Faith Required
The miracle of inflatable paddle boards by Louisa Rogers Looking out at the bay from the Eureka boardwalk, I could barely believe my eyes. In the mist I saw a figure walking on water.?

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18 Dec 2014 at 1:00am
by Louisa Rogers



NOAA's Ark
by Terry Torgerson

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18 Dec 2014 at 1:00am
by Terry Torgerson




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