Rural Residents, Save Your Post Office–Go Check Your Mail Today!

Rural residents of Humboldt need to check their mail.  Notices have been going out to customers of some small post offices that their service office might be shut down and meetings are being held to determine local concerns. The notices announce a “discontinuance feasibility study of the facility operations” at, as noted earlier here, Blocksburg, Honeydew, Kneeland, Phillipsville, Redcrest, Samoa,

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Southern Humboldt Man Allegedly Assaulted, Todd Holt and Seth Sandy Arrested

Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release (see also LoCo’s coverage): On 08-17-2011, approximately 10:00 p.m. , the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a 50-year-old Garberville man who said he had been assaulted. Deputies met with the victim at Redwood Rural Health, Redway, who had visible injuries to his face and head. The victim declined medical attention. The victim told

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Napa Says Forget About Humboldt– Napa Valley is Tops for Pot, Too

Napa known as California’s King of wine is now laying claim to Humboldt’s Cannabis Crown.  Recently, Napa Valley’s Farm Bureau became the first in the state (and probably the country) to accept a marijuana grower as a member.  This ground breaking first step was accompanied by the grower himself dissing the Emerald Triangle. NBC Bay Area says that as …[a]

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Fire Near Willits

Smoke from a fire near Willits stains the sky about the Pinto in the photo above.  According to the Ukiah Daily Journal, the 10 acre fire near Eastside Road east of Willits has about 100 personnel struggling to put out the blaze. [googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=eastside+road+intersection+canyon+rd,+willits+CA+95490&aq=&sll=39.405369,-123.30524&sspn=0.055841,0.111494&vpsrc=6&g=Willits,+Eastside+Road,+CA+95490&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Canyon+Rd+%26+Eastside+Rd,+Willits,+Mendocino,+California+95490&ll=39.426345,-123.302885&spn=0.111648,0.222988&z=13&output=embed&w=425&h=350] _____________________ Photo by @USelaine

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Construction on 101 Slide Near Redway Results in Traffic Delays

Traffic between Redway and Phillipsville will be delayed throughout this week as construction workers continue to remove debris from the giant slide that engulfed Highway 101 last Spring.  One way controlled traffic at various locations along the slide between the hours of 6 am and 6 pm throughout this week will cause delays of up to 10 minutes.  If it

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