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EUREKA- As the holiday season is approaching, the Department of Health and Human Services says you should get your flu shot now.

According the DHHS, no flu cases have been reported yet in Humboldt County but that is expected to change in just two weeks. The Thanksgiving and Christmas season is when the North Coast sees it’s biggest increase in flu cases. The very young and very old, as...

EUREKA- A ceremony to commemorate the promotions of six members of the Eureka Police Department was held on Wednesday at the Wharfinger Building. Those promotions were for two Captains, two Sergeants, a Communications Supervisor and a Support Services Manager. The promotion of the two Captains is an example of the Eureka Police Department’s restructuring process.

Sgt. Steve Watson and...

EUREKA- A trial date has still not been set for the man accused of murdering a man in Garberville last April.

Carter is accused of killing 36-year-old Zachery Chapman. Carter was initially accused of setting fire to a residence as well, but that charge was dropped at the preliminary hearing and replaced with the charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Carter’s defense...

EUREKA - November is National Adoption Month and local adoption agencies are using it as a way to share information with the public.

A branch within the Department of Health and Human Services called Children and Family Services is one way to adopt locally.

The program has been running for two years and focuses on finding homes or long-term foster care for children. This year...

WILLOW CREEK - The driver in the ATV crash Sunday has succumbed to his injuries. According to the Trinity County Coroners Office, Ricky Stockwell died Tuesday afternoon.

Stockwell was driving an ATV on private property off Patterson Road in Willow Creek. He was transported by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries when his ATV overturned. There were two other passengers in the...

NORTH COAST - It’s something everyone experiences at one time or another…grief. Hospice of Humboldt is offering free grief support services for those in need.

Hospice has been serving the community and Hospice families for 35 years. The organization offers free drop-in grief support groups every week in Eureka at the Hospice facility, the Jacoby Storehouse in Arcata, and at Sequoia...

ALDERPOINT - a Southern Humboldt man is sent to the hospital with major injuries after a hit and run accident with a motorcycle.

California Highway Patrol says just after 6:30 Tuesday evening, a man was struck by a motorcycle at the cross streets of 4th and Steelhead in Alderpoint. The victim sustained major injuries and was taken to Redwood Memorial Hospital.  Authorities...

Eureka - A Eureka man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home and stealing a cell phone.

Taken into custody was 53-year-old John King. Authorities say just after midnight Monday, E.P.D. was called to the 1700-block of J Street. A woman woke up to a strange man in her bedroom. Her screams sent him running.

A short time later, police located King hiding near the 900-block...

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