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NORTH COAST- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Eureka.  Also in Eureka, a structure fire destroyed a residential building.  A group of HSU students continued their sit-in at the Native American Forum on the HSU campus.  Caltrans is asking for your help choosing an alternative route to the Last Chance Grade in Del Norte County.   Community members worked to improve the health of Arcata's Community Forest as part of the Ridge Trail Project.  Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the North Coast held the annual Big Chili Cook Off in Blue Lake.  In Trinidad, prospective engineers had the chance to meet professionals in their feed and enjoy some crab.  Local high school students competed for the chance to advance in a national poetry recitation competition at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka.

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EUREKA - A wanted parolee was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase through Henderson Center in Eureka.

Taken into custody was 36-year old Julian Shaffer.Just after 12:30 Friday afternoon, an officer with EPD noticed a parked Chevrolet Camaro with a suspicious male inside. When the officer approached, the suspect started his vehicle and fled east on Harris. A...

EUREKA - One man is dead after he is struck by a vehicle in Eureka. 

Just before 6:30 Friday evening, a white van traveling on Broadway near McCullen’s Avenue struck a pedestrian crossing the street. Police say the victim was unconscious when they arrived on scene. The man later died of his injuries. One lane of Broadway was closed for several hours as officers conducted their...

NORTH COAST - The unemployment rates from December are in and according to statistics, Humboldt County has improved. 

The county went from 22nd in rank to 21st among the 58 counties statewide. The unemployment rate for Humboldt is currently 6.4 percent, a .5 percent decrease since November. Experts say, seasonal hiring could be reflected in December's numbers since 100 additional jobs...

WILLITS- Three construction workers were sent to the hospital when a portion of the Willits Bypass Project collapsed on Thursday afternoon.

Just before 2:30 p.m., workers were pouring concrete for the viaduct portion of the Willits Bypass Project, which is located constructed east of Downtown Willits, over a flood plain.

"The falsework collapsed under the weight of the concrete...

CRESCENT CITY - Visitors to Crescent City Harbor will be seeing more improvements in the near future. The Harbor District is now preparing to extend their California Coastal Trail.

The Del Norte Local Transportation Commission granted the district over 370 thousand dollars to extend their current trail from Citizens Dock Road, continuing to Anchor Way, and ending at South Beach. It's...