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EUREKA- Three officers received “life-saving” awards Monday in a ceremony held at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The awards are given to officers who have saved a life while in the line of duty.

Deputy Sheriffs Cyrus Silva and Seth Crosswhite were honored at the ceremony for saving the life of a 71 year-old man in King Salmon in April.

“We're not just out there to take...

EUREKA- As part of the General Plan Update process, the City of Eureka has been working to update its Housing Element.  On Tuesday, the council could approve that update at the Eureka City Council Meeting. 

Updating a city’s Housing Element is a state-mandated process required every five years. A housing element must identify and analyze housing needs, both now and projected. Also, the...

ARCATA- Arcata Fire Protection District and the Arcata Police Department are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a condemned mobile home in the Valley West neighborhood.

The fire ignited Sunday night for unknown reasons and spread to the neighboring home and threatened another.

The home was already condemned after catching fire months before. Fire Chief Desmond Cowan...

ARCATA- An estimated 12,000 people are estimated to have attended Saturday's Oyster Festival. The annual event is one of the busiest in Humboldt County, bringing locals and out of town guests alike.

At the event, only three arrests were made by the Arcata Police Department. One for DUI, one for public intoxication and another for a fight.

Project Manager, Debi Farber Bush with...

HOOPA- The Hoopa Valley Tribal will hold elections on Tuesday for three tribal council seats and one for the tribal court.

The following is a list of candidates and what they are running for:

Mesket Field: Vernon Bradly Marshall; Byron Nelson Jr.

Norton Field: Arnold 'Deacon' Ferris Jr.; Diana McCovey-Ferris

Campbell Field: Lester White Jr.; Ryan Jackson

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ARCATA- With the current city manager of Arcata set to retire at the start of July, the city council will discuss what they will do about the position on Wednesday.

The council will meet in closed session on Monday to decide if they will hire an interim city manager.

The city has already been receiving applications for the position. Mayor Mark Wheetley said that some of those...

WILLITS- A recent approval by two state agencies will allow the completion of the Willits Bypass Project without interruptions.

The bypass project is designed to allow traffic to bypass the Historic Downtown in Willits, where there is often congestion. Construction on the project began last year. After a several year process, the Caltrans Mitigation and Monitoring Proposal was approved...

EUREKA- The Rectory at St. Bernard’s Church has been reportedly broken into twice in the last six months. On Monday, News Channel 3 spoke to the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa to find out if the church has plans to increase security moving forward.

Authorities arrested 51-year-old Sherman Prochnau after determining he broke in to the attic of the rectory early Thursday...

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