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FIELDS LANDING- The Fields Landing boat launch facility has been dedicated to former 1st District Supervisor Jimmy Smith.

At the lauch, Wednesday's dedication ceremony was a surprise to Smith, who did not know the boat launch was named in his honor.

Smith served as supervisor from January 2001 until August 2012 and worked for 20 years to improve the boat launch. He helped to...

CRESCENT CITY – The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors welcomed a new airport director, Matthew Leitner, at their meeting Tuesday morning.

Leitner assumed the position at the beginning of October. He is an Oregon native but comes via North Dakota where he served as an airport manager.

Leitner joins the airport team at an exiting time as they work toward a lengthened runway and...

DEL NORTE - A controversial amendment was proposed Tuesday morning at the supervisors meeting. Supervisor Roger Gitlin has been working on this amendment that, if passed, will change the current panhandling laws in Crescent City. 

The panhandling ordinance would make it unlawful to pass anything through a car window to someone on the street. It seeks to address issues of public...

EUREKA- A stolen bicycle belonging to a seven-year-old Eureka girl has been returned thanks to the efforts of her father and the Eureka Police Department.

Lance Martins’ daughter, Chasie, got a BMX bike over the summer.  To help her learn how to ride the BMX bike, she got a mountain bike as a gift.  But in late September, both bikes were stolen from the front of her house, even though...

ARCATA- More than 100 middle school students in Arcata showed their Halloween spirit on Wednesday afternoon by dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” while wearing zombie costumes.

"I think it's important that the community knows and that the rest of the world knows that the arts are alive and that sunny brae middle school really supports that, so I think that's really important.  And...

LOLETA- Three people have been arrested following neighbor’s complaints about alleged drug trafficking at a Loleta home.

Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a probation search Tuesday on the 200 block of Bernard street. The department received numerous calls regarding the residence of Danny Lopez.

At the home, deputies allegedly found one pound of marijuana, a gram of...

CALIFORNIA - If you’re a lover of all things Dungeness, you’ll be really happy with this news. Crab Season will officially open statewide this Saturday.

Department of Fish and Wildlife officials remind the public that traps and nets for the opener may not be set before 12:01 am on November 1. No one may possess more than ten crabs in a day and all must measure five and three quarter...

CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County man is arrested after law enforcement finds a huge cache of drugs, sales materials and guns.

Taken into custody was Rickey Leon Hill. Last Friday, Sheriff’s Deputies working with the District Attorney’s Office served a search warrant at the 3700 block of Wonder Stump Road.

Authorities found 2-ounces of methamphetamine packaged for sale, digital...

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