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From the Arcata Police Department:
On 2/26/2014 at about 2:00am, an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted an investigation on a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Motel 6.  A male subject was contacted inside the vehicle and it was found that the license plates affixed to the car actually belonged to another vehicle.

An update to a missing plane story we told you about Monday night. The Coast Guard received a distress call that a plane had possibly gone down south of the Chetco River near Brookings, Oregon. Officials with the Coast Guard told News Channel 3 after an extensive search, which lasted several hours,they found no evidence of a plane crash. All scheduled flights were accounted for and all planes...

A fire broke out in a classroom at Fortuna High School Tuesday. Fire officials say the blaze started around 3 pm.

A grease fire had broken out in one of the culinary classroom ovens. The school was evacuated quickly and fire personnel were able

to contain the blaze to the classroom. No injuries were reported.

TRINIDAD- To address safety concerns affecting the city of Trinidad, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a town hall meeting. 
City officials said the event is an opportunity for the citizens to speak directly with the sheriff’s office about crime related issues. Currently the city contracts with the sheriff’s office for law enforcement...

HOOPA- The two suspects connected to an officer involved shooting in Hoopa have not been located. Law enforcement agencies have searching for the two suspects since Monday after the passenger of the vehicle allegedly pointed an assault rifle at two tribal police officers.

According to Lt. Edward Guyer of the Hoopa Tribal Police Department the Chevy truck that the suspects were riding in...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in support of separation from the state of California at Tuesday’s meeting.
According to Supervisor Roger Gitlin, it was a 3-2 vote. An advisory measure now will officially be placed on the June 3rd ballot, asking voters if they would like to separate from California and join...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council will meet with every department in city hall over the next three weeks for the city's annual goal setting session. The council met with staff on Monday to discuss upcoming projects and possible projects for the future including a leash free area for dogs near the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Mark Wheetley, the Mayor of Arcata, said unleashed dogs...

EUREKA- The Clarke Historical Museum is planning to highlight 157 portraits of local World War II veterans at an upcoming art exhibit. The drawings will be displayed at the Arcata/Eureka Airport on Memorial Day if the museum is able to raise enough money for the project.

Community members can 'Adopt a Veteran' by donating $100 for each portrait as part of a fundraising campaign said...