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EASTERN HUMBOLDT/TRINITY COUNTY - Power was out to over 1,300 PG&E customers in Eastern Humboldt and Trinity County Tuesday.

Officials with the utility say around 1:45 in the afternoon, areas of East Willow Creek, Salyer, Del Loma and Burnt Ranch lost their electricity. Crews were on scene immediately because of the high fire danger. Power was restored right before 5 pm.

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Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 22:21

FORTUNA - A Fortuna home sustains significant damage to its attic after a structure fire.

Just before 7:00 Tuesday evening, Fortuna fire responded to the 800-block of 8th Street. Smoke was billowing out of the attic. No residents were in the home and emergency responders were able to knock the fire down quickly.

The cause is under investigation. 

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 22:13

EUREKA- Four men were detained, but no arrests were made in connection to an alleged Eureka shooting. 

23-year-old William Branscomb was one of the four who were detained. He was arrested for an unrelated charge of a parole violation.

At 5:30 p.m. Monday, EPD responded to the 1100 block of Searels Street, off West Avenue. A female saw her Dodge sedan which she said was missing,...

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 18:35

HYAMPOM-The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double homicide that happened in Hyampom. This makes it the twelfth homicide in Humboldt County this year.

At 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, deputies met with Trinity County officials at a residence on US Forest Service Road on South Fork Mountain. Two male adults were found dead. Deputies also located large marijuana grows....

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 18:27

REDWAY- A dead body was found near Dazey's Supply in Redway Monday afternoon. 

The Humboldt County Coroners Office will not release the name or cause of death until next of kin is notified. A call to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office for more information was not returned. 

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 18:24

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-56 people were arrested in Humboldt County for alleged DUI during the Avoid the 10 Campaign that ran through the Labor Day weekend. That number is up from 48 last year. 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign ran from August 19 to September 5. Fortuna police joined with other law enforcement agencies across the...

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 18:22

EUREKA - There may be a new world record holder in Humboldt County Tuesday, after Danniel the steer’s official measurement at the zoo.

The animal came in at a whopping 6'4" tall, and his owners, the Farleys, say they don’t know another living steer that tall.

Danniel was originally a drop calf, bottle fed from the beginning, and grew like a weed. Today, at almost seven-years-old...

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 15:52

RIO DELL - A little boy from Rio Dell continues to recover Tuesday night in Sacramento, after an accident in a swimming pool at the end of last month.

Jacoby Orlando Perez was at his father's house in Redding on August 21, when tragedy struck: the six year old drowned in a pool.

After being given CPR, he was brought to Mercy Hospital in Redding, and then flown straight to UC ...

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 15:43