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EUREKA- The Humboldt County Coroner will step down from the position in just over two months.

Dave Parris has been the Humboldt County Coroner for the last six years. Before that, he served as a detective with the Eureka Police Department for 20 years and as the Chief of the Yurok Tribal Police in Klamath. He hopes the coroner’s office can increase its staffing moving forward. He also...

LOLETA - “We're just trying to improve our community and make it beautiful and spread good cheer,” Joel Geck-Moeller, organizer of ‘Project Daffodil’, said.

Six classes of students from Loleta Elementary are helping with Project Daffodil relocating daffodil bulbs from the school to the Main Street Park.

“It's a great community event. It ties in with our social studies and our...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna project meant to keeps kids out of trouble is nearing its final touches almost five years later.

“In seventh grade we were just in history class and we talked about, there's just not a lot of things to do here in Fortuna and we were like, lots of people ride their bikes lots of people get in trouble on the property, a lot of people make their own, why not try to make...

EUREKA- Consolidating the sheriff, coroner and public administrator positions is on the agenda for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor’s meeting Friday.

The supervisors intend to create an ordinance merging the offices together. Humboldt is one of the last ten California counties to have a separate coroner’s office. The consolidation would save more than $26,000 annually and would...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will begin structuring a citizens advisory committee, tasked with overseeing Measure Z funding.

The countywide half-cent sales tax will go into effect April 1. As part of that measure, the supervisors are required to implement an advisory committee. That group will oversee how revenue from the tax measure is dispersed to ensure the funds...

From the California Highway Patrol:

As of 9:30 a.m., State Route 36 east of Bridgeville is now open to eastbound and westbound traffic.  Thank you for your patience!

Previous press release:

On Wednesday, November 12, State Route 36 east of Bridgeville became fully blocked when a truck and trailer became fully disabled...

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Coroner has announced his impending retirement and recommends a major change for the department.

Dave Parris who served one term and was beginning his second after being re-elected in June, sighted continued budget problems with the office. He said for many years only three deputy coroners, one administrative support person and the coroner have had to meet...

Redway - The California Highway Patrol confirms one person is dead after a multi vehicle accident on north bound Highway 101 near Redway.

Emergency personnel responded to the scene just after 6 this evening at the Dean Creek exit. The north bound lanes were closed for several hours. We will have more information as it becomes available.

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