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EUREKA- A motorist in Eureka runs into a light pole on Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened on Waterfront Drive in front of the Wharfinger Building at about 1:30 Monday afternoon.  Authorities say a 78-year-old woman was driving her car and drove onto the curb, hitting a light pole, and knocking it down.  The woman told authorities she fell asleep before hitting the pole. She was...

EUREKA- Silhouettes lined Fifth Street Tuesday morning in honor of those who have lost their lives to domestic violence.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and today more than a dozen women stood behind silhouette cut outs near the courthouse to demonstrate the impact of the issue locally.

The demonstration is part of the silent witness project. Each cut out represents...

EUREKA- Members of the Yurok Tribe came before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday detailing their efforts in Operation Yurok.

The tribe worked this summer to eradicate large-scale, illegal marijuana grows within the reservation’s jurisdiction.

At the meeting, the Yurok Tribe’s Executive Director Troy Fletcher showed photos of the grow sites tribal law enforcement...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors moved forward on an ordinance to limit campaign financing in a 4-1 vote Tuesday.

The board moved to approve limiting campaign contributions in all Humboldt County elections to $1,500 per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance is modeled after a similar initiative in Sonoma County intended to help ensure that no candidate is influenced...

FORTUNA- Since the early 80's some low level offenders have been putting in their time outside of the Humboldt County Jail. Then the Sheriff's Work Alternative Program was created to decrease the jails population and give back to the community.

Today swap participants were out at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Farm, more than fifty acres of leased land surrounding the Rohnerville Airport...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department is looking for a suspect who led police on a high speed pursuit, crashed his mustang and allegedly jumped out his window and fled.

According to the department, an officer attempted to stop Wade Harris at the Town and Country Trailer Park around 3:30 a.m.

Harris allegedly took off from Guintoli lane and onto Highway 299. At the south bound 101...

EUREKA - Measure R is a highly debated topic and it will appear before voters in November.

Eureka City Council Candidates for the 3 and 5 ward weighed in on the topic Monday at a community forum. Their stances on the issue are split right down the middle.

In the 3 ward, incumbent Mike Newman opposes Measure R saying the issue needs to be addressed at a higher level, while...

SAMOA - A couple dealing with some health issues got an unexpected hand when the Samoa Volunteer Fire Department helped them with a big life change.

“Three years ago this month I had open heart, triple bypass surgery you know I’m still trying to do stuff I shouldn't,” Matthew Winney said.

Winney, a long-time Samoa resident, has health issues that sometimes makes it difficult to...