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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Summer Avoid the 8 DUI Crackdown has been in full force this Labor Day Weekend, with extra enforcement lasting until Monday night.

The National Anti DUI Campaign started in mid August.  Extra DUI saturation patrols are being conducted by eight law enforcement agencies in Humboldt County through midnight on Monday.  Since August 15th, 60 people...

ARCATA- Power was out to over 200 PG&E customers at 7 a.m. in Arcata Monday Morning.

The outage occurred in the same place as last week, near G and 6h street. Crews found damage equipment at the top of a power pole and were able to fully restore power just before nine.

NORTH COAST- A wind driven fire ignites in the Arcata Marsh, a helicopter helps to battle the blaze. And, Arcata Fire Protection District investigates an arson fire at an un-permitted  marijuana dispensary. Plus, details about AB 2609, and how it's impacting homebrewing.

The following is from the Arcata Fire Protection District:

At approximately 1:54 P.M. this afternoon Arcata Fire Protection District was dispatched to a brush fire at the marsh between I Street and South G Street. Upon arrival the first engine reported a 50 foot by 50 foot spot fire that rapidly spread to approximately one acre within ten minutes.

“This was a fast moving, wind...

NORTH COAST- Evacuation orders are in effect due to the Happy Camp Complex Fire in the Klamath National Forest, and some communities are being informed of possible unhealthy air conditions.  Also, we have the latest numbers on the Avoid the 8 DUI Labor Day Weekend Crackdown.  The Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay in Samoa holds an open house and construction begins on the new Jefferson...

Fortuna - A beloved K-9 officer of the Fortuna Police Department has passed away after a brief illness.

Zorro, a black German shepherd was trained in Germany and acquired by police in 2006. He was handled by officer Jason Kadle and the two were inseparable for eight years.

During his lifetime, Zorro assisted every law enforcement agency in Humboldt County and helped apprehend...

Weitchpec - Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest a Hoopa man after an alleged road rage incident in Weitchpec.

Arrested was 24-year-old Desmond Merk Oliver. Around 2 pm yesterday, deputies received a call from Oliver who said  twin brothers were reportedly shooting at him and he had rammed their vehicle on the Weitchpec Bridge.

After law enforcement interviewed all parties,...

Blocksburg - A Ukiah man and 2 men from Ukraine have been arrested after authorities find thousands of marijuana plants in Blocksburg.

Yesterday around 9 am, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting or C.A.M.P. served warrants on a property and found three men living in trailers surrounded by growing marijuana. Arrested were 47-year old...

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