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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Health officials are determining the extent of damage after a semi crashed on hwy 101 traveling with hazardous materials.

The crash happened on hwy 101 as the semi was traveling north 2.3 miles south of Benbow. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. CHP said for unknown reasons the driver allowed the right tire of the rear trailer to travel off the...

Experts confirm that after a two decade decline in youth suicides throughout the country, rates have gone up in recent years.  On Friday, there was a Suicide Prevention Workshop at Eureka High School where school health officials from around Humboldt County learned how to better identify students at risk of committing suicide.

Richard Lieberman is a school psychologist and the Lead...

EUREKA- Friday was the second day of work for the new Eureka City Manager, and he says he is excited to be serving the people of the city.

Greg Sparks has worked in seven different city governments.  He was most currently the City Manager for the City of West Des Moines, Iowa, where he oversaw more than 400 employees and an annual budget of more than $100 million dollars.  Sparks signed...

FORTUNA- The month of May is the official start of Wildfire Season, and CAL FIRE officials expect to be busy.
 
The Kneeland Helitack crew was at the Rohnerville Air Attack Base Friday, wrapping up their weeklong Basic Helitack Firefighter Operations and Safety Training. The crew is made up of twenty people. Fire officials tell us the seasonal crew was brought in...
DEL NORTE COUNTY- Two people were arrested after authorities discovered a working hash lab and extensive marijuana grow operation in Crescent City.
 
Early Friday morning authorities with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office Felony Investigating Unit, served a search warrant in the 300 Block of Elk Valley Road. 
 
51-year-old Brian...

The Fortuna Police Department is up and running again after it was placed under quarantine Thursday afternoon. According to Chief of Police William Dobberstein, the department received a suspicious piece of mail, which contained a white powdery substance. The hazmat crew was called in to clear the scene. 

A reporter is heading to Fortuna to speak with police about the incident. We’ll...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- The following is from Garberville CHP:

On Friday, at approximately 4:30 AM,  A 2013 International Pro Star truck tractor, pulling a set of doubles freight trailers, was traveling northbound on US-101, north of Twin Trees Bridge (MPM 6) in Humboldt County.  60 year old Frank Martinoni, of Petaluma, Ca., was the driver of the semi-truck.  For reasons still under...

The bail for 23-year-old attempted murder suspect Silverio Sanchez, the man arrested for allegedly injuring a U.S. Forest Service Officer in March, has been raised to more than $5 million.

When Sanchez was arrested in Eureka on Thursday morning, he was wanted on five other felony and misdemeanor warrants, including rape, kidnapping, drugs and battery. Also on Thursday, a Sheriff’s...

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