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

On Tuesday, at approximately 2:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a father, who resided on Herron Road, Eureka who reported his 29 year old son had assaulted a

19 year old male neighbor earlier today. The father reported his son had a history of mental illness and was continuing to act...

Smith River - Two from New York have been arrested after Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputies close down an alleged marijuana grow. Arrested were 32-year old Ryan Michael Weatherley and 23-year old Carleigh Spiller.

After numerous complaints from the public for a strong odor of marijuana, gunfire and suspicious traffic, deputies responded to a residence in the Low Divide area of Smith...

Congressman Jared Huffman has come out swinging against the US Postal Service.

Huffman said he is very frustrated at the lack of transparency, disregard for public input and ambivalence to the impacts reduced services will have on local communities.

The Postal Service is planning to close the North Bay Processing and Distribution center in Petaluma as well as the Eureka...

ARCATA- The name of the victim in Monday's fatal crash in Arcata has been released. 18-year-old Millie Blake of Hoopa was the driver and died in the accident.

According to the Humboldt County Coroner's Office she died from blunt force trauma and was ejected from the vehicle. She was not wearing a seatbelt said the California Highway Patrol.

The three male passengers received...

EUREKA- Hundreds of high school students from Humboldt and Del Norte Counties will have the chance to learn about preparing for and applying to colleges at an event at Eureka High School on Wednesday.  

For some high school students, the time for making a decision on where to go to college is right around the corner.

"Now it's getting to the point where it's like, 'Okay, now I...

WILLITS- The expected completion of the Willits Bypass Project has been pushed back a year to 2017, after Caltrans’ contractor decided to stop moving soil next week for a portion of the project.  DeSilva Gates Construction made the decision due to previous delays caused by lawsuits from environmental groups.  The news comes after about 20 protesters demonstrated at the Willits Bypass Project...

MCKINLEYVILLE- The design phase for Central Avenue in McKinleyville will be presented Wednesday at a second public workshop.

Community members, business owners and county officials last met in April to discuss how they wanted the $800,00 grant to be used.

At the last meeting the community came up with over 200 different ideas for what they wanted in the design. Those ideas...

FERNDALE - The leading cause of death for Americans ages 15 to 20 years old is traffic accidents and at any given moment, thousands of drivers are using electronic devices while driving. On Tuesday, Ferndale High School invited California Highway Patrol into the classroom to educate students on the reality of distracted driving.

Ferndale High hosted “Start Smart” a class designed to...

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