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From the California Highway Patrol:

On August 14, 2014, at approximately 1425 hours, a 2007 Honda motorcycle driven by 36 year old John D. Schaafsma of Redway, CA, was traveling north on US-101, south of Sprowel Creek Road, in the southbound lanes of traffic.  A 2006 BMW driven by 31 year old B. Mainzer was traveling southbound on US-101 within the southbound number one lane (the same...

Fortuna - A donation fund for the victims of the fatal Hwy 36 accident that claimed the lives of four people has been set up at Redwood Capital Bank.

Eight people were returning from Ruth Lake this past Sunday. For reasons still under investigation, the driver lost control and ran into a redwood tree. Four people were killed while four others sustained serious injuries.

Now an...

Eureka - we have more information on the recent robbery at Pat’s Market in Eureka. Police have released video surveillance.

On August 6th around 8 am a male suspect wearing a unique blue hooded sweatshirt came into the market and, with one hand in his pocket like he was holding a weapon said, “Cash, hand it over.” The suspect then leaned over the counter opened the register...

FERNDALE- The Humboldt County Fair kicked off in Ferndale, which marks the 118th year for this Humboldt tradition.

The 2014 Humboldt County Fair started with the flags being raised at half-mast in honor of Herb Peterson Jr., who was on the Board of the Humboldt County Fair Association for 40 years.  Peterson Jr. passed away last week at the age of 91.  As the opening ceremony...

WILLITS- The company Mendocino Forest Products has been working to get a permit from Mendocino County since last fall to be able to begin excavating soil for the Willits Bypass Project.  On Tuesday, the company received that permit.

Now, Caltrans officials say soil from an old mill site near the Willits Bypass Project will be moved to the future site of the Northern Interchange, to...

ARCATA- Plastic bottles, bullet shells and an old ironing board, all found on Humboldt County beaches and all soon to be transformed into a masterpiece.

Each year more than 300,000 plastic bottles are found on California beaches, but some of those bottles are being put towards a good cause, they’re going to be a part of a sculpture.

“We've collected a whole bunch of trash as we...

FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will see a new sales tax measure on the ballot this November.

If passed, Measure V would establish a one percent sales tax on all purchases within Fortuna, excluding food and prescription items. City officials say that economic recession, declining revenues and state raids on local funds have impacted Fortuna’s ability to provide essential city services,...

EUREKA- It’s a sickness with little or no symptoms, but if left untreated, can be permanently damaging. Humboldt health educators are urging parents to have their children tested for lead poisoning.

Lead poisoning can occur when anyone is continuously exposed to or ingests lead particles. Lead can be found in paint in homes built before 1978, in soil exposed to that paint, in car...

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