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EUREKA -- Like the bumper sticker says, the time has come to hang up and drive. Law enforcement in Humboldt County are uniting in a national campaign to raise awareness on things that distract drivers, especially cell phone use behind the wheel.

So far, Eureka and Fortuna police departments have confirmed they will join the campaign –- the month of April is recognized as National...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:19

GARBERVILLE -- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in Garberville.

Around 2:10 this morning, they responded to a report at Jerold Phelps Community Hospital. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the security guard found an unresponsive male body at the entrance of the hospital that was confirmed to be dead.

No other information is available...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:18

FERNDALE -- A man was arrested in Ferndale for allegedly manufacturing a controlled substance.

Thursday evening, the Humboldt County Drug Task Force responded to the 9500 block of Blue Slide Road with a search warrant. According to police, 33-year-old Steven Edward Erickson was arrested after agents found a butane extraction lab used to make concentrated cannabis, and 400 pounds of what...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:16

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- As Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month comes to a close, Humboldt County officials continue to do their part to get unwanted drugs off the streets and away from people who might abuse them.

Safely disposing of medications, prescription and non-prescription is as easy as a visit to Cloney's Pharmacy. On Monday morning, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at brand new-...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:14

Locals weigh in on the possibility of yet another minimum wage hike. Humboldt County residents will have more options when it comes to safely disposing unwanted medications. City of Arcata is in the process of applying for a grant to extend the Humboldt Bay Trail North. Humboldt County is asking the public to take a survey on the value of county parks. Hundreds of families attend an Easter...

Post date: Sun, 03/27/2016 - 17:11

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Post date: Sun, 03/27/2016 - 13:19

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Local residents are being asked to weigh in on what they value about Humboldt County parks.

Historically, county parks have been maintained with a limited budget. Now, following a spike in insurance costs totaling more than 90,000 dollars this fiscal year, officials are considering options for increasing funding, reducing expenses or a combination of both.

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Post date: Sun, 03/27/2016 - 11:47

Man arrested in Hoopa for loaded firearm, stolen property and marijuana.  Tsunami Preparedness week wraps up. Toddler battling cancer gets support from local group. Volunteers help make the Samoa Bridge more beautiful and free of trash. Eureka Rescue Mission hosts it's Annual Easter Dinner. Hundreds of children and their families attend Easter festivities at Carson Park. Repairs continue on...

Post date: Sat, 03/26/2016 - 16:56