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GARBERVILLE- An exit off Highway 101 in Garberville will be closed for five hours on Friday.

Caltrans has worked on an emergency drainage repair project at the northbound 639A exit to Garberville off Highway 101 since last month. Officials say a culvert collapsed out of the ends of the roadway and caused structural instability underneath the ramp. On Friday, from 7 a.m. Until noon, the...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Crescent City man is in the intensive care unit after he was shot in the hip with a handgun. The victim, Ronnie Meyer Sr. told the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office it was 31-year-old Michael Loftin, also of Crescent City, who shot him after a verbal argument broke out over a truck.
 
It happened on Tuesday night around 10:30 p.m. in the 1200...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Maggie Fleming will be the next Humboldt County District Attorney.

Fleming received 61 percent of the vote, with more than 13,000 votes in total.  In second place was Elan Firpo, with almost 26 percent of the vote.  Allan Dollison received just over 8 percent and Arnie Klein had almost 5 percent. Fleming spent 25 years as a Deputy District Attorney and has served as the...

The man accused of committing murder and arson in Garberville pled not guilty to all charges in court on Wednesday.

Benjamin Carter is accused of fatally shooting 36-year-old Zachery Chapman in Garberville last April, as well as setting fire to a residence. Carter was arrested in Arizona last month after the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office notified U.S. Marshals that Carter was in Lake...

EUREKA- Final steps were taken Tuesday night to put an ordinance on the November ballot that would raise Eureka’s minimum wage.

Last year, city council members voted to put the Eureka Fair Wage Act on the November ballot.  If passed, the ordinance would increase the minimum wage for businesses that have 25 or more employees and are within Eureka City limits.  The act also would make...

EUREKA- Students at Grant Elementary School in Eureka have been learning about the local coastal ecosystem.

The program is called Ocean Weeks, and it’s in its 15th year.  It started May 26th and ends this Friday.  Students have been doing a variety of activities designed to teach them about the ocean and its wildlife.  On Wednesday, biologists with the Department...

EUREKA- Election officials say that voter turn out was lower than expected on Tuesday.

Only twenty 29.8 percent of registered voters submitted their ballot for the primary election. However, that number could increase as vote by mail and provisional ballots from the precincts are added in. According to Humboldt County Clerk and Registrar Carolyn Crnich, the low turnout is not surprising...

EUREKA- Incumbents will remain on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. Both the 4th and 5th District Supervisor seats were voted on in Tuesday’s primary election.

After a close race, Virginia Bass secured her position as 4th District Supervisor Tuesday night. Bass maintained a lead in votes throughout the night, surpassing candidate Chris Kerrigan...

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