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Man arrested for sexual assault Tuesday afternoon in McKinleyville

Man arrested for sexual assault Tuesday afternoon in McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – On Tuesday, Feb. 12 just before 3 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the McKinleyville Shopping Center on the 1500 block of Central Avenue for the report of a sexual assault that had just occurred. When deputies arrived on scene, they learned that the 18-year-old female victim

Take a musical trip around the world Saturday with Chubritza

Chubritza International folk band will present a musical trip around the world on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Creative Sanctuary, 1301 J St. in Arcata  at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.. Tickets are $10 to $25 on a sliding scale. The evening features a vibrant, eclectic mix of lively dance music and beautiful

Burglar takes $7,500 in property from Mack High

  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office McKINLEYVILLE – On Tuesday,  Feb. 5 at about 9 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a burglary that had occurred overnight at McKinleyville High School. According to the reporting party, sometime between 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4 and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, an unknown

Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA –  On Wednesday, Feb 6 at about 5:05 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Samoa Beach northern access parking lot for the report of an attempted robbery/carjacking. According to the female victim, she and her small child had just parked in the beach parking lot when she

Barsanti selected to fill vacant seat on McKinleyville CSD

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors voted unanimously tonight, Feb. 6 to appoint Shel Barsanti to fill a seat vacated by George Wheeler in December due to health reasons. Barsanti has lived in McKinleyville since 1977 and is a Certified Public Accountant and partner/owner of May,

Nine applicants for single seat on McKinleyville board

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are nine applicants vying for a single open seat on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors.  All of the applicants are McKinleyville residents and all of them want the seat which was vacated in December by George Wheeler, who resigned because he’s battling cancer. The board will

If you need an excuse to visit the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, here it is

City of Arcata ARCATA  – The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department invites the community to celebrate World Wetlands Day at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, Feb. 2. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, and World Wetlands Day is an annual event that helps raise global awareness about

It’s nesting season. This is not the time to trim trees and vegetation

  City of Arcata ARCATA  – The City of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department would like to remind the community that early bird nesting season begins on Friday, Feb. 1. The federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act makes it illegal to kill or transport any migratory bird or the parts, nests or eggs of such a bird

‘Signs of Resilience’ documents Eel River salmon resurgence

Eel River Recovery Project EUREKA –  The Eel River Recovery Project has produced an hour-long salmon documentary that chronicles returns of Chinook salmon from 2012-2017.   The movie will be shown at the Lost Coast Brewery Tap Room on Saturday, Feb. 2.  Titled Signs of Resilience, the movie documents a resurgence of Eel River fall

Quezada’s nature photos at Arcata Marsh Interpretative Center

Jose Quezada, pictured above with his mother,  will host a free public reception to showcase his nature photographs from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 South G St. in Arcata,. Quezada’s art is on display through February in a show sponsored by Friends of the Arcata

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