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MCKINLEYVILLE- Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of four members of the United States Coast Guard being killed in a helicopter crash near Shelter Cove, while they were on a rescue mission. 

A ceremony was held on Friday at the Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Station in McKinleyville.

"The American people and the United States Coast Guard are forever indebted to these...

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is replacing a buoy that provides weather and wave information to boaters, .after its line was cut, causing it to drift away.

In May, another buoy, which monitors wave information off the coast of Cape Mendocino, drifted away as well.  That buoy was replaced two weeks ago.  But Buoy #22, located off the coast of Samoa, which monitors...

ORICK- Cal Fire officials believe arson is the cause of a trash fire in Orick.

Cal Fire received reports of flames around 8:30 am Friday at the Orick RV Park. When fire fighters arrived on scene, they found a large pile of debris on fire.

“It was pretty big,” said Charles Rylee, one of the first witnesses to the scene. “The flames were probably 10 feet high and the black smoke...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 07-10-2014, at approximately 4:35 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a 46 year old woman who reported being assaulted. The victim told the investigating deputy she had been in a relationship with James Christopher Towne, 43 years old. She and Towne had been residing in the woods (The McKay...

Congressman Jarred Huffman’s 2nd Annual District Landscape Photography Competition opened today.

It’s a chance for photographers to submit their landscape photos of the 2nd Congressional District, which stretches from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. Last year there were 207 entries and Congressman Huffman felt they were astounding.

Photographers...

RIO DELL- After the state ordered Rio Dell to stop water diversion from the Eel River, the city is rationing water use to 50 gallons a day per person.

On Friday, the city received a cease and desist letter from the State Water Board to stop diverting water from the Eel River to allow enough water for senior water rights holders. In response, the city said they would reduce water by up...

ARCATA- The empty lot along 9th Street on the Arcata Plaza will be filled after being empty for 50 years.

The Alibi, the owners of the space will start to build an extension to their building into the lot at the start of August. The owners estimate the building will be completed in nine months.

The previous building there, a restaurant, burnt down in the 1960s.

EUREKA- It’s a bill no one likes to pay.

“Typical homes often in the Humboldt county might be spending one, two hundred dollars energy bill per month,” said Matthew Marshall, Redwood Coast Energy Authority Executive Director.

But what if there was a way to cut that 200 dollar bill by almost 20%? You can with just a little effort by making energy saving a habit.

“There's a...

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