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EUREKA- The City of Eureka is closer to creating a set of standards allowing local organizations to call upon the Eureka Police Department when needed.

After two weapons related crimes in three days at the Bayshore Mall in February, the EPD provided officer patrols for two weeks. Now, city staff has written an ordinance mandating local businesses and other organizations must establish...

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire says bystanders attempted to put out a fire that consumed about half an acre of vegetation next to Humboldt Bay on Sunday night.

It happened at the foot of T Street at about 8:30 p.m. There, crews found a 25 by 50 foot fire burning in the tall grass and bushes. Bystanders unsuccessfully tried to extinguish the fire with their feet before crews arrived....

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Arcata Fire District responded to a house fire in McKinleyville on Sunday night that they discovered was a marijuana grow house.

Just after 7 p.m., firefighters arrived at the 1500 block of Whitmire Avenue to find white smoke coming from the front of a house.  Crews searched the home and found no one inside.  Crews controlled the fire in 20 minutes. During that time...

NORTH COAST- The Humboldt Bay Fire Assistant Fire Chief delivers a baby on the side of Highway 101 south of Eureka.  We have the latest numbers from the Independence Day Weekend Anti DUI Crackdown.  The California Highway Patrol is also encouraging drivers to have a safe Independence Day weekend.  Three people are arrested for three separate stolen vehicles in Humboldt County.  We also capture...

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - With extreme dry conditions and the continued drought, burning restrictions are in place for most forests in the north state.

Some areas are already in effect while others begin Friday.Open campfires must be limited to established and designated fire areas and a permit must be acquired. Smokers are advised to limit smoking to an enclosed fire safe area.

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DEL NORTE COUNTY - Redwood National Park is seeking the public’s input regarding a hazardous waste cleanup in Del Norte County.

The National Park Service evaluated contaminant levels, including lead from spent ammunition, at a site that has been used as a firing range by park personnel and other local public safety agencies. It’s located off Alder Camp Road south of the Klamath River....

ARCATA - Kids at the Redwood Day Camp in Arcata got a special visit this morning from several public safety agencies.

With the theme superheroes, everyone from the Park Ranger to Bicycle Patrol showed up. The Arcata Police Department came with it’s K-9 Zari, who’s been on the force for 7 years. Campers then toured a fire truck, plus learned about EMS procedures from Mad River Advanced...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is cleaning up the Greenbelt area to protect the environment and attract more visitors to this part of town.

While the Eureka Parks and Recreation has cleaned Eureka’s Greenbelt on a daily basis throughout the years, staff hasn’t done concentrated cleanups in these areas since 2013 because of funding issues. However, with the passing of the 2015/2016 Fiscal...