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MCKINLEYVILLE - The day before Thanksgiving is historically known as the busiest travel day of the year. Yet for our local airport, it’s been smooth sailing so far.

Airport officials tell us flights in and out of the airport have all been early Wednesday as passengers fly to family and friends across the nation. The airport is seeing an average of 300 travelers each day this week....

EUREKA- Traffic on Highway 101 in Eureka is expected to increase by 25 percent over the next 20 years.   Now, Caltrans is looking at ways to improve the commute.

State officials cancelled plans for a Eureka Bypass in the 1990s. 

“The freeway went away but the traffic congestion is still here and now we have to do something with that," said Chuck Goodwin, who served on the Eureka...

DEL NORTE - An Ashland, Oregon woman is in custody today after a fatal hit and run crash.

According to the CHP, 51-year-old Ying Blackwell was traveling southbound on Highway 101 south of Sandmine Road when a male pedestrian walked into traffic. Blackwell was unable to avoid the pedestrian and struck him, causing fatal injuries. Blackwell continued on in her vehicle but was later found...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department served a search warrant on Wednesday in response to an accidental shooting in Eureka that sent a man to the hospital last week.

The warrant was served in the Greenbelt area near West Del Norte Street.  Police identified 44-year-old Billy Rutherford as the suspect based off of witness statements and other evidence.  When searching the illegal campsite...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- There’s plenty of fun events for everyone to enjoy on Thanksgiving in Humboldt County.

On Thursday morning in Eureka, people are invited to get in their Thanksgiving Day exercise at the Jogg’N Shoppe Turkey Trot Run in Memory of Forrest Williams.  Registration is at 211 F Street.  The 5k run starts and finishes in Old Town and begins at 9 a.m. 

In Arcata, people...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Three students from the Academy of the Redwoods spent time in the nation’s capitol, where they learned more about a possible career in the medical field.

Kayla Nyberg, Ashley Vang and Alicia Dollison attended the three day Congress of Future Medical Leaders Conference from November 14th through November 16th. The National Academy of Future...

Old Arcata Road - A Eureka man is arrested after leading officers in a vehicle pursuit and then ramming them with the car. Taken into custody was 27-year old Anthony Lee Hamilton.

Around 3:30 early Tuesday morning Arcata Police conducted a registration check on a suspicious sedan near Samoa Boulevard and southbound Highway 101. A check revealed the vehicle was stolen from a local...

ARCATA - A Hoopa man was taken into custody after allegedly brandishing a knife and robbing two juveniles.

Arcata Police arrested 18-year old Stephen Noble. Yesterday just before 4 pm, law enforcement was called to the 1700 block of Alliance Road. Two male youths told authorities they were walking along the road when Noble came out of the woods demanding the boys give him their...