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EUREKA- A transient man is charged with armed robbery and possession of heroin following a reported shoplifting at a department store in Eureka.

On Sunday, after 1:30 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to Kohl’s at Bayshore Mall. Employees told police that Jordan Steele shoplifted two pairs of sweat pants from the store. They told police that when they attempted...

EUREKA- The man accused of assaulting a U.S. Forest Service officer with a vehicle back in March was arraigned in court on Monday.

Last month, the prosecutor in the Silverio Sanchez case agreed to drop Sanchez’s attempted murder charge if he waived his preliminary hearing. Sanchez’ defense also agreed to add special allegations of causing great bodily injury to two of Sanchez’ other...

EUREKA- A controversial initiative to display the phrase "In God We Trust" in the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors chamber was taken off Tuesday's consent calendar. 

At the meeting, Supervisor Rex Bohn intended to present the resolution for vote. The resolution stems from a nationwide initiative by In God We Trust- America Inc. to inscribe the nation’s motto in every city and county...

CARLOTTA- An early morning structure fire destroyed a home in Carlotta and sent two residents to the hospital. Fire crews responded to reports of flames around 2 a.m. Monday on Church Lane.

When fire fighters arrived they found the house engulfed in flames. The home was completely destroyed. The two residents were able to get out of the house, but were taken to the hospital with unknown...

Orange is the new green.  Halloween has become a holiday for the family farm.  In tonight’s green report, Dave Silverbrand looks at a Halloween tradition with a name all its own Jack O’Lantern.

 

It’s gold that turns to green, the one crop in California that defies the drought, frightening off fear that there wouldn’t be enough water this summer. 

At organic matters in...

A Mendocino woman is booked into Humboldt County Jail on two counts of attempted murder. Plus, Mendocino County deputies arrest a man under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of meth. Eureka police search for a suspect in a carjacking and pursuit. And beginning Monday, the Bureau of Land Management will be offering firewood permits for designated areas of Lacks Creek. ...

A man is life flighted to the hospital after driving his vehicle off of a cliff on State Route 162 and landing in the Eel River. Residents in Rio Dell pass a benefit assessment to raise property taxes and help the volunteer fire department. And the Arcata Police Department says they had a good Halloween, with lower crime on the Plaza than last year.

Fortuna - Ten local recently started businesses have won seed money in stage one of the Humboldt Business Challenge. An awards ceremony was held at the River Lodge. The challenge asked prospective entrepreneurs to come up with unique and sustaining ideas for a business that can contribute to the local economy. Stage one winners received $250.00 of seed money to help them develop and polish...