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EUREKA - A kitchen fire got out of hand and caused around $10,000 of damage in Eureka.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the 3300 block of Ingley Road just before 4 this afternoon where smoke was showing from a house. All occupants had exited the building. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze that was limited to the kitchen. Officials say a resident was cooking in a frying pan and...

RIO DELL - A 41-year old man is dead after a traffic collision Tuesday in Rio Dell.

Just before 5:30 PM, Jamie Edwards of Rio Dell died after being hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Wildwood and Belleview Avenue near the Highway 101 off-ramp. Edwards was in a wheelchair and sustained major injuries. He was transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital but later died. At this time...

BLUE LAKE- A 48-year old man was arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Eastern Humboldt.

Taken into custody was 48-year old James Dale Cox. Law enforcement says just after 1 pm Wednesday, a woman went swimming at Camp Kimtu and while she was in the water, Cox allegedly stole her vehicle and fled the area taking with him the victim’s purse and personal belongings.

The...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department says they're seeing a rash of vehicle thefts throughout the city.

In the last 30 days there were 32 vehicles stolen within the city limits. Twenty-four of the vehicles have been recovered locally, while seven are still outstanding. The agency says the thefts are concentrated in the areas between Broadway and Union Streets, as well as Wabash and...

EUREKA- Would you like to see more shopping options in Humboldt County? Well now you can have your voice heard. The county, Eureka Chamber of Commerce, and Humboldt State University want your feedback.

The group has launched an online survey to analyze local residents' spending habits. The chamber says a lot of Humboldt County residents purchase goods outside of the North Coast, but...

EUREKA- With the weather getting warmer, more people will be getting out to those hiking trails this summer. But before you do any outdoor activities, be sure you take precautions against ticks.

The North Coast is known to be home to the western blacklegged tick, a species of tick that carries the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Ticks attach themselves onto the skin of people and...

BENBOW- An early morning fire destroyed a structure in Benbow, crews stopping the flames just as the fire spread to nearby vegetation.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday near mile marker 6 on Highway 101. Garberville fire , Redway fire and CAL FIRE were on scene until about noon.

Embers cause a small spread into nearby vegetation, but the flames were quickly contained. The...

EUREKA- Some Eureka residents are not happy that Humboldt Bay Fire Station 3 off Henderson Street and Station 4 off Myrtle Avenue will close for part of the year due to budget cuts.

There are currently three firefighters with Humboldt Bay Fire who areout of action until at least the winter due to injury.  Meanwhile, each one of the agency’s five stations must have at least three ...