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MCKINLEYVILLE- Flames and heavy smoke were seen coming from a house in McKinleyville Thursday night. The call came in around 6:30 p.m., of a reported structure fire in the 1800 block of Columbus Avenue.
 
The home was 20 percent involved when fire fighters with the Arcata Fire Protection District first arrived on scene. The living room area was on fire, and flames...

From the Eureka Police Department: 

On 06/20/14 at approximately 5:03 a.m., officers responded to a possible stabbing at an apartment building on the 2900 block of California Street.  Upon arrival, officers found a male and a female with stab wounds outside the apartment building. Both victims were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital and are in stable condition.  
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Fortuna - Burn permits in Humboldt, Del Norte and parts of Siskiyou and Trinity counties are to be suspended.

The ban will begin June 22nd at midnight and continue until formally canceled by Cal Fire. It’s very early in the fire season and already Cal Fire has responded to almost 2300 wildfires across the state. That is nearly double what is normal for this time of year....

Arcata - Police are on the lookout for two individuals after shutting down an alleged grow operation near an elementary school.

On Wednesday, just before 2 pm, Arcata police served a search warrant on the 2200 block of Baldwin Street in Arcata near an Arcata Elementary School. Officers discovered a commercial indoor marijuana grow with evidence of sales along with 501 plants and 5...

Arcata - Police have arrested one man and are searching for a woman as a cannabis processing operation is discovered in Arcata.

APD officers responded to the 500 block of H Street to investigate a disturbance and found instead a concentrated cannabis processing operation inside the apartment. Arrested was 35-year old Michael Robert Johnson who was already wanted for a felony warrant in...

EUREKA- Thursday marked the first day of the 77th annual Redwood Acres, The Best of Humboldt Fair in Eureka.  Organizers expect 30,000 people to attend the four-day fair, which features games, rides and animal attractions.  But organizers say the fair is about much more.

"It's awesome!" said Devin Alexy, a child attending the fair.

"When I was a teacher, I liked this...

ARCATA- Arcata City Council member Shane Brinton will be stepping down from the position by the end of the week. Brinton made the announcement on Wednesday at the start of the council meeting.

Brinton said he was leaving the position to spend time carrying for his mother, who's illness is becoming more serious.

He was elected to the city council back in 2008 when he was 21-years-...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell City Council is closing in on their search for the next city manager. The council has a preferred candidate and is the process of researching the person's background before hiring them.

Last week, the council conducted interviews and spoke to several people interested in the position.

The current city manager, Jim Stretch, came out of retirement to fill the...

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