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FORTUNA- Water was the leading topic of the Fortuna City Council meeting Monday. During that meeting, city officials passed a resolution to adopt water limitations mandated by the State Water Resources Control Board. The council also voted to begin developing a water conservation plan for the city. They hope to have that plan drafted within the next month. It will outline water limitations for...

RIO DELL- The State Water Resources Control Board has lifted an unprecedented water restriction on the city of Rio Dell.

“We did a lot of paperwork and we followed their guidelines and it proved to be successful for us and so we're happy to be off the 50 gallons per person part of it,” said Rio Dell Mayor Jack Thompson.

City council members will meet Tuesday night to formally...

After months of testimony and days of closing arguments the jury for the trial of Bodhi Tree have gone into deliberation. 

Closing arguments from the defense and prosecution came to a close this afternoon at 3:45 p.m..The jury is expected to make their decision any day.

Bodhi Tree is accused of the shooting deaths of two in Arcata, Alan Marcet and 18-year-old Eureka High Senior,...

Shane Miller, the man accused of shooting his two young daughters and wife, died from a single gun shot wound to the head, and officials said he most likely committed suicide.

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office with an anthropologist from Humboldt State University reviewed Miller's remains on Tuesday to determine his exact cause of death.

Miller's remains were found near ...

A 34-year-old man accused of breaking into a home and pointing a gun at three women while making threats against their life is in custody. 

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office arrested Codie Shane Donahue Tuesday afternoon. 

According to the Sheriff's Office witnesses say Donahue came to the home at 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. He reportedly banged and pounded on the front door and...

Rio Dell - Water restrictions in Rio Dell have been lifted.

In a letter to the city from the State Water Resources Board, officials issued a "Curtailment of Restrictions Notice" for junior water rights holders for the north fork and main stem of the Eel River as well as those on the Van Duzen who had been on a daily ration of 50-gallons of water per person per day.

The water...

An anthropologist is assisting the Humboldt County Coroner's Office in determining the exact cause of death of Shane Miller, after his remains were found in Petrolia on Friday.

Miller is the murder suspect in the shooting deaths of his two daughters and wife last year in Shasta County. Miller was also the subject of a multi agency search near Petrolia and on the US Marshall Service's 15...

UPDATE: The fire department is now accepting volunteers starting at 18 years of age. 

RIO DELL- As fire resources across the state are spread thin because of wildfires, crews at home are looking for an extra hand.

The Rio Dell Fire Department says they are currently looking for more volunteer firefighters. The department has the capacity for 30 firefighters but is currently...