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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Department of Health and Human Services Division of Environmental Health officials confirm illegal dumping is becoming a growing problem in Humboldt County.

The DHHS Division of Environmental Health received a complaint in late February of hazardous materials being dumped next to Eel River in Ferndale.  A storm was coming the following night, so DHHS officials had to...

EUREKA- Crews are busy testing the over 700 fire hydrants within Eureka.

Humboldt Bay Fire is currently in its annual fire hydrant testing phase.  Crews are making sure fire hydrants in Eureka are operational and have the proper flow.  There are 775 fire hydrants in the city, and more than 200 have not been tested yet.  Running water could become discolored when Humboldt Bay Fire is...

CRESCENT CITY- A California Sea Lion was found entangled in Crescent City on Sunday.

The North Coast Marine Mammal Center says that this sea lion is the fourth one to be found caught in something over the last three months.  Marine officials do not know exactly what the sea lions are getting caught in, and have not been able to break any of them free from their entanglements. 

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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 03-21-2014, at approximately 2:15 a .m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 32 year old female assault victim at the Country Club Market. Deputies and medical personnel responded to the market and met with the victim and a female witness who was a friend of the victim.  Deputies saw the victim...

NORTH COAST- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss a possible high-energy use tax for areas in the county on Tuesday. Plus, hundreds of colorful runners lace up their sneakers and run for a cause.

NORTH COAST- A procession of law enforcement will travel 60 miles along Highway 101 and 1 to the memorial service of Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino in Fort Bragg on Wednesday. Plus, the first tsunami...

CRESCENT CITY- It was a memorable day in Del Norte County Saturday afternoon as the community gathered to celebrate the years of reconstruction to Crescent City’s new harbor. The $54 million project is the first tsunami-resistant port on the West Coast.
 
"It was a long and arduous process, there was a lot of uncertainty along the way, a lot of obstacles to...

There’s good news regarding jobs here on the North Coast. Humboldt County’s preliminary unemployment rate has "not" changed from eight percent from February. January’s revised rate was the same. The county is down one percent from February of last year. This is Humboldt County’s lowest February jobless rate since 2008.

Humboldt County remained ranked twenty-second in the state's...

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