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MCKINLEYVILLE - More than 2,000 PG&E customers lost power early this morning after a McKinleyville driver struck a utility pole and knocked several live wires to the ground. Just after midnight, a green Ford van driven by 62-year-old Sondra Mixon was traveling on North Bank Road when for unknown reasons she lost control and struck the power pole near the Azalea Avenue intersection. The...

EUREKA - After spending days in the hospital, murder suspect Nickolas Johnson is now behind bars following a shootout with District Attorney Investigators. Eureka police chief Andrew Mills offered an update on the case Tuesday during a press conference.

Johnson is a suspect in the April beating death of David Ganfield in Arcata. Mills said D.A. Investigators received information on...

EUREKA - There is chaos on California Street in Eureka and residents have had an alarming past few days. A $2,500 dollar bicycle was stolen from a blind veteran as his family was moving into their new home, then a home invasion robbery and assault. Now the 20-30 Park on California Street is being targeted by graffiti vandals and one resident is fed-up after he’s seen the issue escalate over...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Board of Supervisors discussed how it will move forward with a new plan for fighting homelessness.

In a unanimous vote, the board vowed to continue its partnership with the City of Eureka and to also look at further strategies for other rural areas in Humboldt County. The Department of Health and Human Services also mentioned a fundraising group is needed in order...

EUREKA-Big Oil and Tire is offering a $500 reward for information on the armed robbery and attempted robbery at two of its properties last Thursday. The attempted armed robbery occurred at the Shell gas station on Broadway in Eureka. Two men wearing black masks walked into the shell station demanding money. The employee, however, refused. The suspects attempted to open the register but failed...

EUREKA- It's National Counseling Week, and many in Humboldt County have been showing their appreciation for the work the counselors in the community are doing. Humboldt County Office of...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- County officials took the first step in nailing down a budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

A five-year financial forecast report was presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday by the County Administrative Office. The financial forecast for the general fund looks slightly less positive this year compared to last. It’s primarily the result of spiking insurance costs...

NORTH COAST- After recent fiber outages repeatedly left the North Coast’s telecommunication and network systems in the dark, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors heard a report Tuesday on an upcoming AT&T upgrade that could prevent future outages. More than an inconvenience, they often leave rural residents completely cut off.

“What will happen on this new network that’s being...