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NORTH COAST - As of Wednesday, there are 79 total measles cases reported to the CDC, in California alone. We spoke with a local health expert, to discuss where our county stands on the growing outbreak.

"One contagious person, in that setting, really can spread the disease very quickly. So Humboldt County is a smaller place, a more isolated place, than a lot of the rest of California....

EUREKA - With the encouragement of using bikes as an alternative to driving, Humboldt County's need for more bicycle trails and roadways is growing. Thursday, Caltrans representatives met with the community about the need and future solutions.

More than 60 people gathered at the Six Rivers National Forest Headquarters, including city planners, engineers, landscape architects and...

FORTUNA- The city of Fortuna is beginning to pick up the pieces after a massive fire destroyed five main street businesses.

"People just really stayed right there until the end," Mayor Pro-Tem Tami Trent said. "I was down there again late last night and there was still people down there. You could tell they were exhausted but you know, never gave up on anything, stayed right there until...

HOOPA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Hoopa woman who allegedly shot a man in the hip Thursday evening. 40 year old Frances Ellen Billy is on the run tonight and is considered armed and dangerous.

Just after 5 p.m. Billy and another woman got into a physical fight on Alameda Drive off of Highway 96. Billy then shot a man, who was also on scene, with a 22 caliber...

SHELTER COVE- One man was airlifted to Mercy Redding with major injuries on Thursday after a vehicle versus motorcycle collision. The incident occurred in Shelter Cove on Parsons and Olson Roads around 1:30 p.m. Details are limited.

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire responds to emergencies in the Greater Eureka Area day in and day out, but now the agency is able to provide even more aid to people in need, thanks to a new program. 

Humboldt Bay Fire has been providing some financial assistance to victims of fires and other disasters for the last five years.

“We've had gift cards, where if we were able to provide some...

EUREKA- Two Eureka residents were arrested on Wednesday night after allegedly being spotted driving in a stolen vehicle.

Just before 11 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department observed a vehicle driving near 14th Street and B Streets, which was reported stolen out of Eureka earlier in the evening. The officers pulled over the 2004 red Chevrolet Colorado at 14th...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The US Federal Court in Humboldt County is now settled into its new home.

After years of doing the government’s business in an over 100-year-old building in Eureka, the court has moved to the airport business park in McKinleyville.

The move was made because of the cost of maintaining the old building and instituting upgrades. Both alternatives would have been more...