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Happy Camp - An update on the Happy Camp Complex Fire in Klamath National Forest.

The huge fire has now burned over 64,000 acres and is still only 15% contained. An inversion layer is retaining smoke along Highway 96 and pilot vehicles are ushering traffic through impacted areas. Motorists should expect delays.

Because of the large amounts of smoke, air tankers and helicopters...

Fortuna - A $1,000 cash reward is being offered for your help in identifying a suspect using a stolen debit card.

Police are looking for the man in this picture who authorities are saying is a person of interest in the theft. This past Wednesday evening, a patron in a Fortuna bar had his wallet stolen. Thursday morning he reported it to police, and that’s when officers determined the...

Crescent City - A transient in Crescent City is sent to the hospital with injuries after another transient pistol whips him in the face with a semi-automatic weapon.

Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for this man, 24-year-old Jake Marcel Dionne. Dionne is 6’3’ tall and 220 pounds. The incident occurred at 5:30 Monday morning. The suspect frequents the Northcrest-Old Mill...

EUREKA- It’s a Labor Day tradition 75 years in the making.

“To say thank you to all of the union workers and union families in the area. And it's just a celebration here at one of the best spots in Eureka at Sequoia Park to have a barbecue,” John Frahm, Secretary/Treasurer of the Central Labor Council of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.

Barbecue attendees had their pick out of...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will show their support for local meat producers at Tuesday’s meeting. The supervisors will vote to send a letter to the McLean Foundation asking for monetary support for the Redwood Meat Company’s Processing Project.

The letter is one of many being sent to local non-profits and businesses asking for funding. First District Supervisor Rex...

FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will have a chance to weigh in on a proposed water contingency plan at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

City officials say they drafted the plan to better define water use limitations for residents, after the State Water Resources Control Board imposed mandatory regulations on water use in California. Council members aim to clarify those regulations with their...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Students in the McKinleyville Union School District will return to school on Tuesday, but some, will be attending new schools.

The school district has just undergone a reconfiguration that puts kindergarten through 2nd graders at Dows Prairie Elementary and 3rd through 5th graders at Morris Elementary. Under the new split, both elementary schools will offer the language...

SAMOA- A North Coast community showed their support for their local fire station as community members gathered in Fairhaven for a barbeque fundraiser on Labor Day.

The barbeque was held at the home of Jack Birdwell, who is a Fairhaven resident and Samoa Peninsula Volunteer Fire District Board Member.  Birdwell has been having Labor Day barbeques on his property for the last 10 years. ...

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