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FORTUNA- Family and friends mourned a 22 year old Rio Dell man Wednesday who was Humboldt County’s first homicide victim of the year. 

Ryan Robinson was allegedly fatally shot January 8 in Cutten during a confrontation with 32-year-old Judson Stiglich. Stiglich was arraigned Monday on charges for murder, as well as being a felon in possession of a firearm and stolen property.

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ARCATA - HSU faculty and staff gathered Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of Spring semester and accept awards. 

The Spring Meeting takes place each year to set priorities and goals for the spring semester. Faculty and Staff will focus on strategic planning processes and organization. Another traditional part of this event is a series of recognitions. Five faculty and staff members...

FERNDALE- Some residents in Ferndale were jolted awake early Wednesday morning after two earthquakes just 25 miles away.

The first quake hit around 2:38 a.m. Southwest of Ferndale . It registered as a magnitude 3.4. Just six minutes later, another quake in the same location. The second tremor registered as a 4.3 on the Richter Scale. Both earthquakes were about 10 miles deep.

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ARCATA - The victim of Tuesday’s Arcata Plaza stabbing is now in stable condition at Mad River Hospital and her attacker is in custody. 38-year-old Victoria Clark of Arcata was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for assault with a deadly weapon. According to Arcata Police, Clark attacked a 35-year-old Arcata woman around 11 a.m. Wednesday on the corner of 9 and H streets....

ARCATA - Business start-ups are no easy task. One local entrepreneur knows that and has set out to help people, specifically women, subsidize some of the costs.

“Humboldt Women” is a grassroots organization dedicated to giving a $500 monthly grant to a female entrepreneur or female-owned business. The organization was started to reduce or subsidize overhead costs in building a...

TRINIDAD - The city is reporting positive results from an initiative addressing increased homeless activity near the city’s museum.

The Trinidad Museum has been open since 2009 and with its benches and gardens, has reportedly become a tempting spot for transients. The museum welcomes these people and invites them inside the museum on occasion. But in late 2014, a rising number of people...

EUREKA- A Shasta man was taken into custody in Eureka after allegedly brandishing a handgun.

Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to a vacant lot near 3rd Street and A Street before 9 a.m. on Wednesday for a report of a disturbance.  There, officers learned there was an argument between two men, including 18-year-old Vanya Hummel.  Police say Hummel pulled out...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Traffic came to a halt on Highway 101 south of Crescent City on Wednesday as Caltrans crews detonated a rock sitting on a steep grade over the highway.

The detonation occurred at around noon. The rock was located about four miles south of Crescent City. Officials say they destroyed the boulder because rain could have possibly sent it down the hill onto the road in the...

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