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EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire responds to emergencies in the Greater Eureka Area day in and day out, but now the agency is able to provide even more aid to people in need, thanks to a new program. 

Humboldt Bay Fire has been providing some financial assistance to victims of fires and other disasters for the last five years.

“We've had gift cards, where if we were able to provide some...

EUREKA- Two Eureka residents were arrested on Wednesday night after allegedly being spotted driving in a stolen vehicle.

Just before 11 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department observed a vehicle driving near 14th Street and B Streets, which was reported stolen out of Eureka earlier in the evening. The officers pulled over the 2004 red Chevrolet Colorado at 14th...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The US Federal Court in Humboldt County is now settled into its new home.

After years of doing the government’s business in an over 100-year-old building in Eureka, the court has moved to the airport business park in McKinleyville.

The move was made because of the cost of maintaining the old building and instituting upgrades. Both alternatives would have been more...

BRICELAND - A wanted felon from Southern Humboldt led Sheriff’s Deputies on a vehicle and foot chase before escaping in near Briceland.

Authorities are asking the public’s help in locating 37-year old Dale Dodge Baldridge. A deputy was serving civil papers at the 100 block of Greta Lane when he came upon an idling truck with Baldridge inside. The wanted man sped away with the deputy...

NORTH COAST - Coats for the Cold is up to 5,000 donated coats so far this year, but they say, the demand is high and community help is needed.

“We donated over 150 coats this morning,” said Tavarra, Saige and Frances, fifth graders from Arcata Elementary

It's the seventh year for Coats for the Cold and Wednesday at Rainbow Self Storage, volunteers dropped off coats they had...

HIGHWAY 299- Two people were injured after a bus veered off the road in Eastern Humboldt.

Just after 4 p.m., a Humboldt Transit Authority bus driven by 29-year old Branden Mace was traveling East of Blue Lake on Highway 299 with 13 passengers. For an unknown reason, Mace allowed the bus to veer off the roadway, up an embankment colliding with two trees.

Two people were...

FORTUNA- A massive early morning structure fire left the historic star hotel building in ashes Wednesday. 

"I want people to know that this fire department in the county is absolutely wonderful," Historic Star Hotel Building Owner Robert Johnson said. "These fire people are just phenomenal group of people and the outpouring of this community has been wonderful, I've got lots of offers...

FORTUNA- A nationwide broadband network designed just for first responders will be installed in the coming years.  On Wednesday, and for the first time in Humboldt County, officials with FirstNet shared details about the future network with local public safety agencies.

Representatives from the California Office of Emergency Services also attended the FirstNet in California Town Hall in...

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