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Humboldt Bay Fire quickly extinguished a garage fire located in the back of a residence on the 2700 block of Ocean Avenue in Eureka.
The fire was reported just after 2:30 Wednesday morning.
Battalion Chief Bill Reynolds said flames were visible when crews arrived on scene. It took10 minutes to bring the fire under control.

There were no injuries and the cause is under investigation.


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EUREKA - Measure Z funding is allowing the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department to hire new recruits.

Sheriff Mike Downey said the department is looking for four to six motivated, hardworking men and women to fill the deputy recruit position. No experience is necessary.

In depth training will prepare these individuals for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Candidates must pass a...

GARBERVILLE - The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is now investigating a homicide after the coroner ruled a Garberville death was not accidental.

Last Saturday, 37-year old, Khanh Lam of Georgia, was involved in an argument with a woman on the 700-block of Locust Street. During the argument, Four male subjects confronted and then chased lam. While he was running, witnesses say Lam...

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - More wildland fires continue to ignite in Humboldt County. Cal Fire is managing three new fires with unknown causes.
In Eastern Humboldt, the Buck Fire, near Buck Mountain Road is over thirty five acres and growing. Multiple vehicles and structures were destroyed.
The Bear fire  on Bear River Ridge south of...

NORTH COAST – A bill introduced in April to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act is now going to the Senate floor for a full vote.

The act was created in 1974 but has been expired since 2007. The proposed bill would strengthen the act’s core protections for adolescents in the juvenile justice system and add accountability measures to ensure compliance....

EUREKA- A man originally accused of a Southern Humboldt murder was found guilty yesterday of being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

Benjamin Carter was initially charged the murder of Zackery Chapman in Garberville on April 16 of last year.

The court found the shooting justified and dropped that charge after it was revealed that carter acted out of self defense. He was...

NORTH COAST - Many artisans sell their products locally but have yet to take their craft online. Now the North Coast Small Business Development Center is hosting a new workshop to show how it’s done.

The North Coast SBDC encourages local artisans to take their products online, saying it’s a great way to stimulate the economy.

"When they sell their product outside of Humboldt...

EUREKA- A ban on new medical marijuana dispensaries was not lifted Tuesday.  The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted to continue it's discussion on a proposed dispensary ordinance August 18.

The proposed ordinance would allow new medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated areas. The ordinance was drafted in 2011 but was put on hold due to concerns over federal drug laws...

EUREKA- While experts say we could see a very strong El Niño this year, here at home, that might not mean much.
The National Weather Service says recent models indicate the chance for a moderate to strong El Niño lasting through the winter months.

For Southern California this means warmer winter temperatures and above average rainfall. Here on the North Coast experts say it could...

The City of Eureka is continuing a week-long process to gather community input before selecting plans for Waterfront Development. On Tuesday morning, the first of two tours of the Waterfront was held for the public.

Community members say Eureka’s Waterfront from C street to F Street currently needs more development.

"It's just unfinished right now.  It is a beautiful area for...

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