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ARCATA- The City of Arcata has been taking part in the state-wide "CoolCalifornia Challenge", a competition between cities to reduce their carbon footprint.

On Tuesday, at Redwood Park, the city recognized those who have been participating in the challenge. The top residents and groups who have been tracking their energy use were recognized with a certificate.

The event was...

EUREKA- A two vehicle crash in Eureka closed down I street Tuesday afternoon.

The crash occurred on 7th and I street after 12 p.m. According to the Eureka Police Department the Dodge Dakota was traveling east on 7th street, and the Chrysler was traveling north on I street when the cars collided. Both reported having green lights.

All the drivers and the passengers were wearing...

CUTTEN- Most Humboldt County Schools are back in session.  That means there is more congestion in school zones, including vehicles and walking students.  Now, officials with the California Highway Patrol have tips for keeping kids safe during their commutes.

Outside Cutten Elementary School, kids being dropped off and students walking to school can be seen every morning and afternoon...

ARCATA- A candidate for the November Arcata City Council race announced her campaign on Tuesday. Dozens were in attendance to see Sophia Pereira officially begin her candidacy.

"I'm Sophia Pereira and I'm running for Arcata City Council," said Pereira at the beginning of the announcement.

The announcement was made outside of Arcata City Hall on Tuesday afternoon.  Pereira...

EUREKA- The North Coast is remembering a local hero who died in service to the United States.

Twenty-six-year-old US Army Sgt. Christopher Mulalley of Eureka died in Afghanistan on Friday.  Officials at Fort Hood, where he was stationed, confirm his death was the result of a non-combat related incident, which is still under investigation.  However, family members say they were informed...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday, at approximately 10:00 p.m. two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies saw a white 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo driving erratically on US 101 in Orick. The deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, and spoke with the driver. The driver identified himself as Brian Keith MacPhetridge, 39 years old, from Colfax,...

Sofia Periera will announce her candidacy for Arcata City Council on Tuesday, August 26 at 12:15 pm. The announcement will take place on the Arcata City Hall lawn. Periera is the first candidate to qualify for the four year Arcata City Council term.

Weaverville - All evacuation notices have been lifted after fire fighters continued to make progress on the Oregon Fire burning in Trinity County. Cal Fire authorities say a vehicle towing a boat started the 580-acre forest fire Sunday near Weaverville. The blaze is 45 percent contained as cooler temperatures and decreased winds have allowed crews to make good progress. 

One structure...

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