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NORTH COAST - The National Weather Service is reporting .78 inches of rain since midnight for Sunday, and with that comes rain-induced flooding. Plus, it's the first day of California's "king tides", or ultra-high tides and Sunday's tides are even higher than expected. And, state senator Mike McGuire delivered a letter to the director of Oregon's water resources department this week to fight...

Thirteen California Conservation Corps members return home from a month long service trip to Detroit. The Avoid 8 DUI Task Force cancels tonight's DUI Checkpoint. Eureka Police and Fire make local kids' Christmas wishes come true as part of the first annual Shop with a Cop. The Depot Museum commemorates the 1964 flood. 

HOOPA – The Hoopa Valley Tribe is echoing what state officials have to say about the drought. They came out today with some bleak predictions for the summer of 2015.

Tribal officials warn that despite the rainfall we are getting, the area remains under severe drought and the outlook is grim. Rod Mendes, Director of Hoopa’s Office of Emergency Services says to not be fooled by this...

EUREKA – Law enforcement’s Winter Holiday Anti-DUI Crackdown continues with fewer arrest than last year. 

For the second week of the program, officers have arrested eleven individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. That's five less arrests than last year.

Checkpoints and extra patrols will continue. It's part of a region-wide crackdown during the winter holiday...

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Correctional Facility held a job fair for inmates.

They’re calling it a “Re-entry Fair” and it is a first for Humboldt County. Representatives from various agencies came to the jail and met with inmates in 1-on-1 sessions prior to their release. The goal is to help lower recidivism within the community and help prepare individuals so they can take their...

EUREKA- the person who was shot and killed by a California Highway Patrol officer Thursday was a 17-year-old Hoopa male. The officer is currently recovering from, what law enforcement said, are life altering wounds after being attacked with a machete.

The name of the CHP Officer or the man killed has not been released and an autopsy has not been scheduled.

At a press conference...

EUREKA- A 26-year-old Eureka man caught with burglary tools allegedly admits to police that he was planning to break into vehicles in the Lundbar Hills neighborhood Friday.

Law enforcement said Jerrad Lafayette was seen by a resident of the neighborhood walking around with a backpack around 4:45 a.m. The resident notified law enforcement, and officers were dispatched to the 4900 block...

ARCATA - Doctors, nurses, and staff at Mad River Community Hospital traded scrubs for sweaters today at the annual Christmas sweater competition.

“Today is the ugly sweater contest and I am wearing an endoscope cleaner, I am wearing a syringe full of Werther’s Candy. I basically just got dressed up from a lot of things in endoscopy because that's where I was today and I became their...

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