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ARCATA-In a small chair, the Arcata Police Chief sits and reads a story to a dozen excited kindergarten students. The event is designed to get young students comfortable with law enforcement and eager to read.

At Coastal Grove Charter School on Thursday, kindergarten through fifth graders were given books by Arcata Police as part of the Cops N' Kids program. Students loaded into the...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On Wednesday, at about 9:00 am the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the State of California Department of Justice served a search warrant on a residence and parcel of property located in the 1000 block of Rancho Sequoia Road, Alderpoint. The search warrant was related...

A woman accused of killing four people including one Eureka man during a violent road trip across the Pacific Northwest back in 2011 has plead guilty to racketeering charges.

This past Tuesday, Holly Ann Grigsby pled guilty in a deal that could send her to prison for life.  Grigsby, and her boyfriend, Joseph Pedersen were arrested in 2011 near Sacramento after what authorities described...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has been denied an appeal that would secure millions for a jail expansion project. The plan would provide the county with more space and rehabilitation services for inmates.

The $17.5 million dollar grant would bring probation and mental health services to one central location that would be attached to the existing jail. The space would...

EUREKA- Since the Eureka Police Department unveiled its new “Eureka’s Most Wanted” poster on its website and Facebook page last month, multiple arrests have been made.

Officials with the Eureka Police Department report Eureka currently has one of the highest per-capita property crime rates in California for a city of its size.  They also say most of the people committing these crimes...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council voted unanimously to permanently ban medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. 

Under the passed ordinance medical marijuana 215 card holders can continue to grow the plant in their homes for medicinal purposes, but will have to travel out of town to buy from a dispensary.

The council moved forward with the ordinance after the city...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Gas prices in Humboldt County are now reaching $4 per gallon.  According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices are up to an average of $4.01, up from $3.97 just over 2 weeks ago.

Humboldt County gas prices are 12 cents per gallon higher than the rest of California, which was recorded at $3.89 per gallon as of Tuesday. 

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Congressman Jared Huffman joined President Obama today at The White House for a ceremony welcoming the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands to the California National Monument.

This designation permanently protects more than sixteen hundred acres of beach, bluffs and other natural habitats including the Garcia River Estuary which are home to: coho salmon, steelhead, mountain beaver...

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