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FERNDALE- Hundreds attended the 18th annual Fourth of July Parade in Ferndale, and one veteran in attendance says seeing the turnout is moving.

"This is one of the best towns where people come out and really show their support to service people.  And i feel great to see this happening," said Owen Valberg, who served in the United States Army for 21 years.

Ferndale...

From the California Highway Patrol:
 
HUMBOLDT, Calif. - On the night of July 3rd, A solo vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Drake Hill Road and Ronald Avenue in the Fortuna area claimed the lives of a father and son.
 
At approximately 9:00 p.m., 53 year old Jacky Martin of San Francisco was driving a 2004 Mini Cooper...

Arcata - A West Virginia man is arrested in Arcata on suspicion of arson.

70-year old Ray Mason Keene was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on two counts of arson. At 5:30 this morning, The Arcata Police and Arcata Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 9th and H Streets in Arcata. They were able to quickly extinguish the blaze. A short time later, a...

Fortuna - A man and woman have been arrested in Fortuna with large amounts of drugs and a loaded 357 revolver.

Police arrested 44-year old Robert Eric Tyson and a passenger, 33-year old Kirtisha Prudhomme near highway 101 and the Kenmar exit. A detective with the Problem Oriented Police had recognized Tyson in Eureka as a wanted parole violator but because of high traffic volume and an...

Eureka - A man is arrested in Eureka after Sheriff’s Deputies discover drugs and stolen property.

At around 4 pm Wednesday, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 35-year old Austin Edward Neuroth after witnessing him make an illegal drug transaction with an adult woman on Muncie Street. After detaining Neuroth, law enforcement found him to be driving on a suspended license, in possession of 4...

EUREKA- A plan to cease mail-processing operations in Eureka has elected officials petitioning the United States Postal Service.

Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) sent a letter to the postmaster general this week asking the postal service to reconsider its plan to close the Eureka Mail Processing Center beginning in 2015.

Currently, all...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- California Highway Patrol’s Independence Day Maximum Enforcement Period begins Thursday, July 3 at 5 pm and will run until Sunday, July 6 at 11:59 pm.

During this time, CHP officials say they will be out in full force to help keep holiday travelers safe. Those traveling this weekend should use caution and expect heavier than usual traffic. The CHP asks that if you see...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to have the vacant city council seat be put to a vote in the next election.

The seat, made empty by Shane Brinton, will be on the November General Election Ballot. The term will last for the remainder of Brinton's term, until 2016.

"We feel the people of Arcata would rather elect their leaders," said Mayor Mark...

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