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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- For over three decades the Doris Niles Science Fair in Humboldt County has become a yearly tradition. For students of Humboldt County it is one of the highlights of the year. 
 
From rocket science to the legend of Bigfoot, over 400 students from around the county come to compete. It is a week-long event held at Humboldt State University and...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Firefighters with CAL FIRE and Humboldt Bay Fire were trained on Friday on how to appropriately respond to an emergency involving propane.

The Propane Emergency Training was organized by CAL FIRE and conducted out in Samoa as part of the annual training hosted by CAL FIRE.  The Samoa Peninsula Fire District provided some equipment and Humboldt Bay Fire brought one of...

EUREKA- The Carson Block Building in Eureka, which was built in 1892, is in need of restoration.  Now, it could be getting the upgrades it needs, thanks to a resolution that was adopted at the Eureka City Council meeting earlier this week.

City officials say the Carson Block Building in Old Town Eureka on F Street needs to be retrofitted and seismically upgraded.  At the Eureka City...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Progress has been made toward the construction of a trail connecting Eureka and Arcata for non-motorized use.

On Thursday, the California Transportation Commission approved the funding for the southern segment of the Humboldt Bay Trail. The segment stretches nearly four miles from X Street in Eureka to Bracut.  County officials will be able to perform engineering design...

BRICELAND- A southern Humboldt fire chief passed away Thursday night. Briceland Fire Department Chief Tim Olsen, 71, died after serving his Briceland community for nearly twenty years. Olsen also served on the Shelter Cove fire department for over ten years.

Friends and co-workers of Olsen describe him as a true hero, energetic, passionate about his work, and a mentor to all. It is...

ORICK- Burl poaching is becoming a growing problem in Redwood National and State Parks. Over the last two years several old growth redwoods have been illegally cut down, and stolen in the middle of the night.  
 
"In 2011 we had four cases, the following year we had 14, and the next year we had fifteen,” said Brett Silver, the Supervising State Park Peace Officer...

The following is from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at 10:34 a.m. Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Confusion Hill business located at 75001 North Highway 1 in Piercy, California...

There is more information to report on the deceased suspect in the Mendocino shooting. According to the Eugene Police Department, Ricardo Chaney was arrested by Oregon State Police Thursday, March 6th.

Officers were tracking a stolen cell phone and other stolen property by following the signal by GPS. The signal took them to a vehicle belonging to the suspect, Chaney, No...

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