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HOOPA- Fire crews in the Hoopa Valley contained a fire Monday that burned nearly seven acres and destroyed a home.

CAL FIRE was called in to help battle the blaze around seven Sunday night. It started as a structure fire near mile marker 12.15 on Highway 96 near Firehouse Road. CAL FIRE aided crews from Hoopa and Willow Creek with two engines and two crews. Resources fought the blaze...

GASQUET- One person is dead, another with major injuries after a two car collision on U.S. 199 near Gasquet.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Jacob Zeliff, 32, of Grants Pass was driving a Jeep north on U.S. 199 near Firehouse Road in Gasquet around 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

For unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic, collided with a Lexus, overturned and...

EUREKA- You may have to drive a little slower in Humboldt County school zones if a proposed ordinance is approved by the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

The supervisors will introduce an ordinance Tuesday that decreases speed limits in residential school zones. Under the ordinance, stretches of road within 500 ft of a school would be lowered to 15 miles per hour. Stretches of road...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office team got a little larger Monday.

The Sheriff welcomed two new deputies, two legal office assistants and a new emergency services manager at a swearing in ceremony Monday morning.

Queena Delany of Fortuna and Fatima Delarose from Eureka are the new faces of the legal office. Dorie Lanni of Eureka, the Interim Emergency Services Manager...

BROOKINGS - Law enforcement and family are asking the public’s help in finding a 63-year old Brookings man who was reported missing ten days ago.

William J. Ahearn is an avid hiker and camper. Allegedly, he was last seen in Crescent City by Eric Smith, a goldsmith. Family have tried contacting Mr. Smith to follow up but no calls have been returned.

Ahearn is 6 ft. tall with blue...

FORTUNA - the City of Fortuna was host to the crowning of the 2015-16 District 1 Dairy Princess Friday night at the River Lodge.

This year, Sarah Richardson of Ferndale was chosen princess with Colleen Sundberg of Fortuna, 1st Alternate and Maria Amador, also of Fortuna, 2nd Alternate.

Contestants from Del Norte and Humboldt Counties competed. Richardson...

ARCATA - An Arcata man with no pants or underwear was arrested after allegedly firing a weapon in city limits

Taken into custody at gun point was 21-year old Chaise Allen Horn. Just before 1:30 am Friday, officers located the suspect in the 900-block of 5th Street near a large residential party. A .22 caliber assault style rifle allegedly stolen out of Las Vegas in 2014 was...

EUREKA- Public safety officials are weighing in after the Measure Z Citizens Advisory Committee finalized its recommendations for the Humboldt
County Board of Supervisors.
Measure Z, a 5-year, half-cent sales tax in Humboldt County, passed in
November.  Over the last several months, the Measure Z Citizens
Advisory Committee reviewed 46 applications to order...