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WILLOW CREEK- A DUI driver knocked down a tree and power lines in Northern Humboldt on Thursday.

Officers with the California Highway Patrol were on scene until 2:30 Friday morning after the driver of a 1997 Subaru Legacy crashed into a tree. The collision occurred just before 9 Friday night on Country Club Road near Seeley Mc Intosh Road in Willow Creek. The driver, 46-year-old Charles...

BLOCKSBURG- A man was arrested yesterday near Blocksburg after being held at gunpoint by a property owner.

After falling victim to several thefts in the past, a citizen on the 35000 block of Alderpoint road took things into his own hands when he saw two men walking on his property. Just before 10:30 Thursday morning, the citizen held one suspect at gunpoint until sheriff’s deputies...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, at approximately 10:12 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) received a 911 call from a citizen who resides in the 35000 block of Alderpoint Road. The caller originally reported a home invasion where a property owner had two suspects held at gun point.

Upon arrival deputies learned the property owner had multiple...

RIO DELL - A marijuana grow is discovered after fire destroys a garage near Rio Dell.

Just before 11 Wednesday night, Rio Dell along with the Fortuna, Loleta and Ferndale fire departments responded to a blaze on Pepper Tree Lane off of Blue Slide Road. When crews arrived, flames were consuming a garage. Two dogs caged nearby were saved along with a house located twenty feet away.

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ORICK - An update on the story we ran Wednesday regarding two deceased bodies that were found east of Orick.

The Humboldt County Coroner has identified the male as 64-year old Leonard Donald James, Jr. and female as 56-year old Carla Jae Lothrop. Both were residents of Johnsons, which is 14 miles northwest of Weitchpek.

According to the CHP, the fatal collision happened sometime...

FERNDALE- A Christmas Eve fire destroyed a farm shop and apartment in Ferndale Wednesday evening.

“The house itself was quite old. It was an old redwood house built originally in 1887,” Tenant Bruce Slocum said. “So everything out here was dry redwood and once the fire started that was it.”

Firefighters worked until two Thursday morning to put out the blaze. The Ferndale Fire...

EUREKA - An alleged hit and run crash in Eureka, sends a mother and her child to the hospital. According to witnesses, just before 5 Christmas evening, a blue van was heading southbound on E Street and ran a red light. The van broadsided a silver car going westbound on Henderson Street. Witnesses say the van was traveling at a high rate of speed. The driver of the vehicle initially stopped,...

EUREKA - Merry music filled the air outside of Serenity Inn Christmas day as a local band entertained the public with Christmas carols.

“We play a lot of open air events. We play on the street a lot. The idea is to animate the streets of Humboldt County,” Gregg Moore, Bandemonium band leader, said.

Bandemonium is a community driven music ensemble featuring an eclectic group from...