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NORTH COAST - Over 3,000 electric cars are estimated to be on North Coast roads within the next few years and that means, more charging stations are in the works.

Electric cars are becoming more popular and the North Coast is keeping up with the trend. Currently, Eureka, Arcata, Blue Lake and Redway all have plug-in charging stations for electric cars.

"I think it's important, so...

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ARCATA - An alleged hit and run drunk driver crashed into a fire hydrant Sunday night and an Arcata business is left cleaning up the mess. 

Richard's Goat Tavern was flooded after 37-year-old Jeffrey Wood, allegedly crashed his Chevy Suburban into a fire hydrant located at the intersection of Samoa Boulevard and I Street. Tavern co-owner Merrick Mckinlay says, Wood also hit a street...

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EUREKA- A suspicious package delivered to the Planned Parenthood Health Center in Eureka turned out to be four lbs. of marijuana.

Just after 11 a.m. on Monday, the Center received a 2’ by 2’ package from the U.S. Postal Service.  The package, which was in poor condition, was originally mailed to Georgia, but was returned to the sender because it was undeliverable.  That return address...

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EUREKA- At Tuesday’s Eureka City Council meeting, the council will vote to lower the speed limit on 14 stretches of road in the city.

City staff proposed the speed limits on B Street, Buhne Street, California Street, Campton Road, Dolbeer Street, E Street, Glen Street, H Street, I Street, M Street, Myrtle Avenue, 7th Street, 8th Street, and Union Street to be...

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SHELTER COVE- A Montana man on vacation with his family in Shelter Cove drowned Sunday while rescuing his son.

 

Just before 11:30 a.m., a 13 year old boy slipped on a rock and fell into the ocean at black sands beach. His father, 44 year old Steven Arthur Bierl from Gardiner, Montana went into the water to rescue him. Bierle pushed the boy to safety but was forced underwater by...

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EUREKA- a $3.5 million contract between Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services and Traditions Behavioral Health will go before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

The contract comes after a recent staffing crisis was brought to light in the mental health branch, with all but 2 doctors resigning. The contract would allow Traditions Behavioral Health, a physician staffing...

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MCKINLEYVILLE- A new scam is targeting Bank of America credit card holders through their email inboxes.  

"I was just checking my emails like I normally would and sometimes I get alerts from my bank that say, 'hey, you have a charge just wanted to let you know. If it wasn't your charge then just contact us,' and so I thought, well it says customer care from Bank of America, so I opened...

The Planned Parenthood Health Center in Eureka was evacuated after a suspicious package was discovered at the Health Center at about 11:30 Monday morning. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Explosive Ordinance Disposal team is on scene shortly to investigate.

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