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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- The Emerald Triangle is the target of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force's marijuana eradication efforts this week. Deputies are serving warrants as part of a tri-county marijuana enforcement operation.

Deputies are serving search warrants on properties near where the Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties meet, particularly the Island Mountain area. The operation...

EUREKA- A big change is coming to Humboldt Bay fire, now that Chief Ken Woods has announced his plans to retire.

Chief Woods began his career in the fire service 27 years ago in Sacramento and he’s had an exceptional career here in Humboldt County. He was awarded the Ronny Jack Coleman California Fire Chief of the Year Award in 2012. But just three years later, has decided to retire....

MCKINLEYVILLE- The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee is expected to approve several changes to McKinleyville's Central Avenue Wednesday.

Humboldt County Public Works is set to present the final designs for the road between Anna Sparks Way and Hiller Road. Those designs include green colored bike lanes, pedestrian crossings with islands due to the distance between the stoplights...

EUREKA- Officers with the Eureka Police Department were involved in two separate violent encounters over the weekend.

The first incident happened on early Saturday morning, when an officer attempted contact with a suspicious suspect near Church Street and A Street.  That man, 48-year-old Eureka resident Waymond Starritt, allegedly punched the officer several times in the face. ...

KLAMATH RIVER- Environmental experts are warning North Coast residents about a blue-green algae threat in the Klamath River.

The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program reports a presence of the potentially fatal algae in the Klamath River from Roy Rook to the Estuary.  Experts warn people not to go in this water. Sample results from less than two weeks ago in this area exceed California’s ...

FERNDALE- An old barn in Ferndale will be converted into a storage facility over the next few months.

The Nilsen Barn was originally built in 1902, when it was used to hold farm supplies for the Nilsen Family Business, which eventually left the property.    Last year, the Save the Barn Project, a group of community members, began raising money to renovate the structure. They recently...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are expected to adopt the $319 million budget at Tuesday's meeting.

The budget saw a last minute increase of $400, this month in one time revenue from the state, bringing the budget up from just over $318 million to $319 million. That $400,000 will be split to cover some departmental one-time funding requests.

The supervisors will...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has identified the victim in Friday's fatal early morning crash as Bridgette Bailey, 31, of Eureka.

Bailey was driving a 1995 ford contour north on Highway 101 near Cole Avenue around 1:30 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle. Witnesses say Bailey was driving between 80 t0 100 mph before the car rolled into the southbound lanes. Bailey...