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Scotia residents soon to receive power from PG&E
Electricity to power the town of Scotia will soon be provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and for the first time in history, residents will write monthly utility bill checks to PG&E.
16 Oct 2014 at 11:51pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Breast cancer support available in Eel River Valley
17 women living in Fortuna and surrounding communities found support over the past year from the volunteers at the Eel River Valley Outreach site for the Breast and GYN Health Project.
16 Oct 2014 at 11:51pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Business collaborative peers into Fortuna's future
More than 80 people attended the Fortuna business collaborative, held last week at the Fortuna River Lodge, a gathering designed to compile and promote a three to five year vision for the city of Fortuna.
16 Oct 2014 at 11:51pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Hard cider tasting launches annual Apple Harvest Festival
A first time hard cider tasting event called Taste of the Harvest, helped kick off the annual Apple Harvest Festival in Fortuna on Friday. Hard apple cider is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented apple juice.
9 Oct 2014 at 12:08am
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By Mary Bullwinkel






New playground at Hydesville Community Church
Children have a new playground to use at the Hydesville Community Church. A grand opening ribbon cutting was held Sept. 30, according to Kelly Losey Children's Ministry Director at Hydesville Community Church.
9 Oct 2014 at 12:08am
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Town of Scotia prepares for homes to be sold, perhaps in 2015
Work is underway to replace, relocate, remove and abandon water, sewer, and storm drain pipes in Scotia. It's all part of the infrastructure upgrade project being conducted by the Town of Scotia LLC, which will eventually lead to the subdivision of the once company-owned town and the sale of the individual houses.
9 Oct 2014 at 12:08am
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Volunteer firefighters spotlight promotions, new members
Three members of the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department were promoted and 11 new recruits were inducted at a recent badge pinning ceremony held at the Fire Department.
1 Oct 2014 at 11:51pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel




Fortuna voters face Measure W n November ballot
Fortuna property owners will pay an additional tax to support school improvement projects should Measure W be approved by voters in November. Fortuna Elementary School District Superintendent Dr.
1 Oct 2014 at 11:51pm
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By Mary Bullwinkel






Ukiah Daily Journal


Stretch of Highway 1 to be renamed after fallen officer
Fallen Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino will have a stretch of highway renamed in his honor next month in Fort Bragg.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



Woman hit by truck, killed in Fort Bragg
According to the FBPD, officers responded to the Beachcomber Motel in the 1100 block of North Main Street around 6 p.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



Storied history: Held-Poage a local gem
Like the Louvre, it takes more than one visit to uncover all the rich, historical archives and absorb all the objects d'art housed at the Held-Poage Memorial Home and Library, the elegant Queen Anne Victorian home graciously filling the corner lot on Dora and Perkins.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



Woman found dead in apartment fire
The resident of an apartment that caught fire Monday was found deceased, the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority reported.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



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



Don't be alarmed: Mendocino County to test tsunami siren
The Mendocino County Office of Emergency Services will begin tsunami siren warning testing on the first Wednesday of every month beginning Nov.
21 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



Mendocino County Board of Supervisors appoints CEO and HR director to negotia...
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the contents of the consent calendar Tuesday, which included such items as the appointment of two county officials to oversee an employment contract negotiation, and disbursement of funding for the Ford Street Project.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



Logging truck spills load near Leggett
According to the CHP, a 65-year-old Clearlake Oaks man was driving a 2009 Peterbuilt truck and trailer northbound on Highway 101 just south of Bridges Creek, near Leggett, when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road around 5:45 a.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm



College ad-hoc supports compromise for Pt. Arena Field Station
An ad-hoc committee tasked with exploring options for the Point Arena Field Station recommended last week that the Mendocino College Board of Trustees consider a compromise: sell the property, but not the buildings.
20 Oct 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


UPDATE: Homicide Arrest in Redway
UPDATED: After notifying next of kin, the Humboldt County Coroner's Office has released the name of the shooting victim, Daneyal Mohammad Siddique, a 40-year-old man who lived in Redway.

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The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a shooting at the Dean Creek Resort north of Redway early this morning.

Jason Armstrong, 40, of Texas, was arrested after officers responded to the resort shortly after midnight.?

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22 Oct 2014 at 12:33pm
by Grant Scott-Goforth



Two Homicides Investigated
Two recent unrelated deaths in southern Humboldt are being investigated as homicides by the Humboldt County Sheriff?s Office.

On Oct. 14, a 911 caller reported finding a body in a transient camp near U.S. Highway 101 and Alderpoint Road in Garberville.?

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21 Oct 2014 at 10:50am
by Heidi Walters



Supes to Discuss Jail Release Policy
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will look over this year?s grand jury recommendations tomorrow, including the report that called for the end of Humboldt County Jail?s late night release policy.

Sheriff Mike Downey said in August that the jail would not comply with the report, and would continue to release people between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., despite community and grand jury concerns that the practice put the public and outgoing prisoners at risk.

St. Bernard Pastor Eric Freed was kil...
20 Oct 2014 at 2:16pm
by Grant Scott-Goforth



'Unfit for a Free Society'
A week after Bodhi Tree was sentenced to serve 105 years to life in state prison for murdering two people in Arcata last year and shooting a third in Eureka, a pre-sentencing report made public as a part of his case file sheds new light on the 29-year-old and his path through the criminal justice system. It also underscores the multi-layered tragedy that just played out before our community?s eyes.

The report paints a picture of a man born into difficult circumstances who suffered numerous c...
19 Oct 2014 at 3:09pm
by Thadeus Greenson



Police Promotions
Being a bit old school, I was put off at first. Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills was on the phone asking me to take part in a community panel that would help him decide who to promote to the position of EPD captain.?

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18 Oct 2014 at 4:50pm
by Thadeus Greenson



Free Derby Tickets!

It went dormant in June, but Humboldt Roller Derby is back on the scene with a BANG! And a POW!?

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18 Oct 2014 at 2:27am
by Dev Richards



France, Italy, Texas

Nothing ever got worse because somebody spooned mascarpone cheese on it. It's like the missing link between whipped cream and cream cheese.?

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17 Oct 2014 at 1:59pm
by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill



Former Sheriff's Sgt. Charged with On-Duty Rape
A former Humboldt County Sheriff?s sergeant has been charged with committing rape and sexual battery while on duty last year.

Jason Scott Daniels, 41, was arrested Oct. 18, 2013 by investigators with the Humboldt County District Attorney?s Office based on allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman while detaining her. Thursday, the DA?s Office filed a three-count felony complaint charging Daniels with sexual y penetrating a woman with a foreign object against her will and sexually batter...
17 Oct 2014 at 12:26pm
by Thadeus Greenson



Glue Guns Blazing

Four teams enter, one team leaves ... with the title of Extreme Ultimate Supreme Craft Master. Who will emerge victorious, battle scarred and war weary from SCRAP Humboldt's Rebel Craft Rumble this year??

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16 Oct 2014 at 12:55pm



Naked
I rolled with my wife in the neck of the woods we got poison oak and scratched till our skin fell off We walk around as skeletons, fully exposed now our kids respect us ? Matt Bryant?

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16 Oct 2014 at 1:00am




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