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RIO DELL – Three people were arrested after authorities closed down an alleged drug house.

It happened Tuesday on the 300-block of 2nd Avenue in Rio Dell. Police, the Drug Task Force and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office found over 70-pounds of processed marijuana, growing plants, drug paraphernalia, ecstasy, methamphetamine and methadone tablets.

30-year old James...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - After interviewing several candidates, the Humboldt County Superior Court has selected a new C.E.O.

Kim Bartleson will serve as Court Executive Officer and Jury Commissioner. She comes to the North Coast with 22 years of experience in Washington State.

Bartleson’s first day on the job will be October 26th.

 EUREKA - Law enforcement is asking the public to be on the lookout for a wanted murder suspect.

23-year old Nicolas "Brad" Azcona was reportedly seen behind the Bayshore Mall last night. He is wanted out of Salinas for an alleged attempted robbery and murder and is believed to be a member of the Norteno gang.

Azcona is 6 foot tall, 215 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes....

ARCATA - The city of Arcata is still working to amend land use codes for development of it’s medical marijuana innovation overlay zone. The topic will be discussed at the council meeting Wednesday night.

The Planning Commission will present a council request land use amendment for the zone. It would outline a specific geographic location for medical marijuana entrepreneurs to cultivate...

EUREKA - Medical marijuana cultivation regulations could soon be moving forward in California. That's if Governor Brown decides to sign a package of bills in the next week.

Jim Wood, Rob Bonta and Tom Lackey; Assemblymembers who authored two of the bills, lead a rally outside the Humboldt County Courthouse Tuesday, urging the governor to sign the medical marijuana package.


MCKINLEYVILLE - Four people were taken to Mad River Hospital following a collision on Highway 101.

Tuesday afternoon around 2:30, Nichole Moritz was driving a Ford Mustang southbound on Highway 101 just south of School Road. Another vehicle in front of Moritz took evasive action avoiding an unknown vehicle that made an unsafe lane change. Moritz lost control avoiding that vehicle and...

EUREKA- October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on Tuesday a local group put the issue in the spotlight.

Silhouettes lined the 5th Street in Eureka, each cut-out representing Humboldt County residents killed in acts of domestic violence. The silhouettes had paper shields on their chests with the victim's stories written for the public to read.

"Domestic violence is a...

From the Rio Dell Police Department:

RIO DELL- On October 6th, 2015 the Rio Dell Police Department, assisted by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department served two search warrants in the 300 block of 2nd Avenue in Rio Dell. 
Officers seized more than seventy pounds of marijuana in various stages of being processed, 260 marijuana plants,...