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KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST - The Gap Fire has ballooned to over 26,000 acres in the Klamath National Forest.

The fire has been unpredictable and over the weekend traveled towards the Klamath River. Two structures were destroyed near Hick’s Gulch and mandatory evacuations were once again declared for both sides of Highway 96 between Scott River Road and Walker Gulch including Hamburg.

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Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 00:04

KLAMATH - A national issue is getting local support as tribes and their allies come together in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

A public statement by Klamath Basin Tribes to join in solidarity with the Stranding Rock Sioux Tribe will be held next to the Klamath River. The event will be across from the Pem-Mey Fuel Mart on Highway 101 this Friday, September 9th from...

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 23:55

EUREKA - Four people were detained after law enforcement responded to a report of a discharged weapon in Eureka.

Around 5:30 Monday evening, Eureka Police along with Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1100-block of Searels Street off West Avenue for a report of a gunshot.

Police say that a subject who located a lost or stolen vehicle was confronted by several...

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 23:40

ARCATA- An Arcata man was arrested after police found him with loaded shot guns.

At 4 a.m. Monday, APD responded to the 1100 block of G Street, following a report of a suspicious man parked in a van. 25-year-old John Burbridge was arrested after officers located two loaded shotguns, and an assault rifle in his vehicle. Burbridge was booked for possession of an assault weapon, and...

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:32

ARCATA- An Arcata man is dead following a suspected DUI collision. The driver is now behind bars.

Just after 7 p.m. Sunday, APD responded to 14th and H Street in Arcata. A pedestrian, 55-year old Alan Garami, was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a vehicle.

The driver, 24-year-old Robert Bergeson of Arcata, was arrested for vehicle manslaughter and DUI. 

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:30

FORTUNA- A police dog helped catch and arrest a Fortuna man.

Around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fortuna police officers responded to the 2500 block of Hannah Court to serve a felony search warrant. 40-year-old Jesse Lussow tried to flee from officials. K9 Nordy was deployed and Lussow was caught and taken into custody without incident.

HCSO, Ferndale Police Department, and Fish and...

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:26

EUREKA - Eureka City Council will address medical cannabis businesses operating within city limits at tomorrow’s meeting. Twelve cannabis-related facilities will be considered including production, distribution, testing and transport.

Staff will present an evaluation of the economic impact of these businesses on employment, revenues, and real estate as well as how many entrepreneurs...

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:32

EUREKA - It’s pride week in Humboldt, and today, the community came together to enjoy a sunny afternoon picnic.

Brown bag lunches covered the tables at Eureka’s Carson Park. This is the second year Humboldt Pride has organized an informal get-together to help members of the LGBTQ and ally community get to know each other.

Humboldt Pride week culminates in the kickoff parade...

Post date: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:30