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Frustrated Orick Residents Speak Out

Frustrated Orick Residents Speak Out

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union ORICK – At a well-attended community meeting Wednesday, Jan. 8, residents of the tiny town of Orick gathered to voice concerns over increased crime, lack of pedestrian safety along U.S. Highway 101 and illegal garbage dumping on Bald Hills Road, among other things. In attendance to address those concerns were

Slumlord makes progress repairing Green Valley Motel

The owner of Orick’s Green Valley Motel has obtained the permits necessary to make repairs to re-open two red-tagged buildings, according to Kevin Metcalfe of the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services. The permits were required because two of the motel’s buildings, the office and an unpermitted living unit known as the “bunkhouse,”

Suspect busted with burglary tools in Orick area

Police scanners, a window punch for breaking windows, bolt cutters, a 9mm Luger semi-auto handgun, ammunition, approximately 5 grams of suspected methamphetamine, a scale, a torch, night vision goggles and a collapsible baton were among the items discovered in an alleged burglar’s van after he was arrested Monday morning, June 24. At about 8:30 a.m.

Leaky Roofs at Orick’s Green Valley Motel Prompt Orders to Vacate

As reported in last week’s McKinleyville Press, the Green Valley Motel in Orick was recently served with two notices to vacate by the Humboldt County Division of Environmental Health. Two buildings, including the motel’s front office, have been deemed unfit due to leaking roofs, falling roof tiles, and electrical problems, according to Supervising Environmental Health