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Ukiah man arrested on suspicion of fraud

A Ukiah man was arrested on suspicion of fraud last week, according to the Ukiah Police Department. Details from Lin McDowell… An employee at the Mendocino County Farm Supply on Talmage Road reported that a man identified as 32 year old Merrill G. Walrath was trying to return items he claimed he had purchased […]

Clearlake Police Looking for Suspect in Weekend Stabbing

Clearlake Police are trying to find the man involved in a stabbing over the weekend. 28-yer-old Craig Allen Fenno Jr, is wanted in the attack, and is considered to be armed and dangerous. The incident happened in the 3000 block of Seventh Street in Clearlake Park late Saturday afternoon. The male victim was taken to […]

Special Weather Statement for Lake County

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for cities in Lake County, including Clearlake, Middletown, and Lakeport. Forecasters warn that triple digit heat brings increased fire weather concerns this week. Widespread valley and foothills highs of 100-111 degrees are expected through Friday and near record heat is possible tomorrow and Thursday. Temperatures […]

Independent Auditor to Evaluate UPD

Ukiah Police Chief Chris Dewey will be hiring an independent auditor to evaluate the police department’s performance.The City Council approved the request last week. According to the Ukaiah Daily Journal, Attorney Robert Aaronson has been hired for $20,000. Over the course of 12 months, he will review all internal investigations, citizen complaints and reports of […]

Sentry Market Sold

The Sentry Market in Lake County has been sold. Mar-Val Food Stores, which has been in business since the 1950’s is the new owner. The company owners operate seven other grocery stores, primarily in Central Valley communities. Plans for the local store include expanding natural and organic products, and the store’s overall variety. The company […]

Ukiah Store Clerk Aids in Fraud Arrest

An alert Ukiah store employee helped to prevent a fraud attempt. 32-year-old Merrill G. Walrath attempted to withdraw money from another person’s store account at the Mendocino County Farm Supply store. The employee, knowing Walrath wasn’t the person he claimed to be, asked for identification. Walrath said he had to go get his identification from […]

Westside MCDOWELL VO-Community Park Committee completes the first phase of the Memorial Grove

The Westside Community Park Committee recently completed the first phase of the Memorial Grove at the Westside Community Park. More on this story from Lin McDowell… The grove was planted with twelve oak trees in April. The Record Bee is reporting the final work included the installation of a bench donated by the Clear […]