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ARCATA- A 64 year old man was confirmed dead on scene at Sierra Pacific Industries in Arcata Tuesday. According to the Arcata Fire District, this was an industrial accident.

At around 9 a.m. a man, whose identification is not being released at this time, was in the basket of an industrial boom. The boom was raised 25 feet in the air when  the man may have come in contact with a high...

FORTUNA - The City of Fortuna began fire hydrant flushing on Monday.

It’s a proactive annual program to make sure all hydrants are working properly and enables officials to do preventative maintenance on the system. The flushing may cause discoloration of drinking water. It stirs up sediment of mineral deposits that can stain clothes and have an unpleasant taste.

Residents are...

FORTUNA  -  Fortuna Police are reporting one person is confirmed dead after a vehicle verses pedestrian crash earlier this afternoon. Because the accident occurred on private property, details are sketchy at this moment.

The coroner’s office has been called in and we will have more information on this story when it becomes available.

FORTUNA - A Fortuna man is taken into custody after police make a traffic stop and discover an alleged live grenade and loaded rifle.

Arrested was 27-year old Nick Lopez. Law enforcement says just before five this evening, the suspect was seen spinning his tires near 12th Street. It was known to officers that Lopez had a suspended license. After officials made the stop, a...

NORTH COAST- A Eureka man is still at large after fleeing from officers during a traffic stop. The California Highway Patrol is looking for 37-year-old Dale Baldridge. Yesterday afternoon a CHP officer observed two male subjects inside a Toyota pickup matching the description of a vehicle reported stolen from Arcata. When the officer stopped the car, Baldridge fled while the driver was...

EUREKA- There's a new face in charge of criminal prosecution in Humboldt County. On Monday, Maggie Fleming took oath as the county's new district attorney.

The Humboldt County board of supervisors chamber was overflowing with people for the swearing in ceremony. There District Attorney Fleming accepted her new position in front of her colleagues and friends. In response the audience...

EUREKA- The plastic bag ban may be on hold for the state until 2016, but local officials could decide to move forward with it this year in Humboldt County.

Last July the board of supervisors voted to draft an ordinance banning plastic bags in the county based on state legislation. Due to the pending legislation at the time. The ordinance was set aside until the November vote. Now that...

ARCATA- If you’ve been in Arcata the past week, you might have seen a new construction site on E street. After 6 years in the making, a new, low income, studio-housing complex is being built in Arcata.

The building is part of the Arcata Bay Crossing Project. It's a partnership between city and county governments and the private non-profit sector. The Department of Health and Human...