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Fortuna - A beloved K-9 officer of the Fortuna Police Department has passed away after a brief illness.

Zorro, a black German shepherd was trained in Germany and acquired by police in 2006. He was handled by officer Jason Kadle and the two were inseparable for eight years.

During his lifetime, Zorro assisted every law enforcement agency in Humboldt County and helped apprehend...

Weitchpec - Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest a Hoopa man after an alleged road rage incident in Weitchpec.

Arrested was 24-year-old Desmond Merk Oliver. Around 2 pm yesterday, deputies received a call from Oliver who said  twin brothers were reportedly shooting at him and he had rammed their vehicle on the Weitchpec Bridge.

After law enforcement interviewed all parties,...

Blocksburg - A Ukiah man and 2 men from Ukraine have been arrested after authorities find thousands of marijuana plants in Blocksburg.

Yesterday around 9 am, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting or C.A.M.P. served warrants on a property and found three men living in trailers surrounded by growing marijuana. Arrested were 47-year old...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A California State Parks Ranger is on administrative leave after receiving a DUI while on duty.

Thirty-three year old Tyson Young was arrested August 15 after a citizen reported seeing young allegedly intoxicated while in his patrol car. Young began driving north on State Route 254 near Myers Flatt and was apprehended by the California Highway Patrol.

He was...

FORTUNA- The unofficial last week of summer is almost over and people on the North Coast are starting their Labor Day Weekend celebrations.

The website TripAdvisor.com says 10 percent more Americans will travel this Labor Day Weekend than last year. Meanwhile, on the North Coast, gas prices have gone down about 10 cents in recent weeks. We asked residents in Fortuna what they would be...

FORTUNA- Patients at a local hospital can rest a little easier thanks to new beds, designed to improve patients’ comfort.

Redwood Memorial Hospital recently replaced 26 beds with newer models made by Hillrom Beds. Hospital officials say the beds that were replaced have been used for about 20 years and had worn mattresses. They say the beds were putting people at risk of having problems...

ARCATA- A former Humboldt State University Geography Lecturer, 64-year-old Christopher Haynes of Arcata, was arrested on Friday on multiple charges, after authorities say they discovered thousands of pictures and videos of child pornography in his possession.

In June, the Department of Homeland Security informed a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Detective that a website company...

EUREKA- A new community garden will soon be open for the public at Redwood Acres.

The garden has been under construction since February and is funded in part through donations from local businesses and a $300,000 dollar snap ed grant from the USDA. Today, Redwood Acres officials say it is almost ready for the public. They plan to have an official opening September 7th from 10 am to 2 pm...

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