Mary Bullwinkel

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After more than 25 years with the Fortuna Police Department, Chief Bill Dobberstein is stepping down. In a letter dated December 3, 2019 to Fortuna City Manager Merritt Perry, Dobberstein announced his retirement, effective Jan. 17, 2020. “I am excited about my impending retirement but also want to take the opportunity to thank you and […]
A cornerstone ceremony was held recently at the nearly complete Gene Lucas Community Center at the McLean Foundation campus in Fortuna. The bronze plaque dedicated on Nov. 9 reads “McLean Foundation – dedicated in memory of Mel and Grace McLean for their life-long commitment to the communities of the Eel River Valley and Humboldt County.” […]
Through coordinated teamwork, the Rio Dell branch of the Humboldt County Library has been modified to meet Americans with Disabilities Act requirements and is sporting a new roof. According to information from the Humboldt County Administrative Office, the County’s ADA compliance team believes all access barriers have been removed at the library, located at 715 […]
The first mini storage facility in Fortuna, established in the late 1970s, now has new owners and a new look. To celebrate, the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Sunrise Mini Storage, located at 710 Main Street. The new owners are Brad McHenry and Tina Conti, who purchased the business in […]