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FORTUNA - Bobcat trapping throughout the state could become banned if it is agreed to at a meeting with the Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission in Fortuna.

Officials convened Tuesday and will continue Wednesday at the River Lodge. The issue is controversial with lines clearly drawn. Trappers and hunters oppose the ban while environmentalist support. The Environmental Protection...

LAKE COUNTY - The Rocky Fire in Lake County continues to be a challenge for firefighters.

Over the weekend, it grew 20,000 acres in a five hour period. The fire is now 67,000 acres and 20% contained. Mandatory and voluntary evacuations of over 13,000 people are still in place.  The flames have already destroyed two dozen homes and more than two dozen outbuildings. Nearly 6,000 homes...

EUREKA - A Eureka man was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase.

Taken into custody was 26-year old Jarrad Lafayette of Eureka. Tuesday afternoon just before 1:20, Eureka Police were notified that Arcata Police were in pursuit of Lafayette in an allegedly stolen Nissan Xterra and were entering Eureka. EPD joined the chase which was discontinued twice for safety...

EUREKA- Tuesday night, the community had the opportunity to meet members of our local law enforcement.

It’s all part of National Night Out, designed to give the public a chance to meet those who prevent crime and keep our community safe.

There were several agencies on hand including California Highway Patrol, Eureka Police Department, and Humboldt Bay Fire. The Arcata Police...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s the oldest maritime service in the nation and it’s celebrating a big milestone.

The Coast Guard turned 225 years old Tuesday. Here on the North Coast, it’s the only military organization. According to Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, its primary mission is search and rescue and helping those in need.

"I think probably the only consistent thing that’s been...

KLAMATH- Members of the Hoopa and Yurok Tribes say they’re doing all they can to prevent a fish kill similar to the one in 2002.

The tribes have requested additional water from the Trinity Reservoir due to adverse conditions and to protect migrating Klamath-Trinity river salmon. It’s been done in years past but the Bureau of Reclamation denied that request.

"Ours says higher...

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- Fire crews continue to battle the wildfires burning across Northern California.  The Mad River Complex is now eight percent contained as opposed to six percent on Monday.

The Complex is almost 13,700 acres. More than 780 personnel are fighting this lightning caused fire and they are currently focusing their efforts on structure defense in the area of Ruth Lake. ...

NORTH COAST- With all of the wildfires, local officials and state lawmakers are urging the public to be aware of possible scams.

Several groups are raising money for fire victims, but officials ask you to be careful when donating money and to use websites of non-profit organizations.  CAL FIRE directly to see what options are available.  State lawmakers say you need to be wary of...