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EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire crews responded to a small fire inside an abandoned building on the 400 block of Broadway Wednesday night. The cause of the fire has not bee determined, but officials believe it is human caused.

The fire broke out just after 10p.m. and was knocked out by the first fire crew to arrive on scene. 

This is the third time the building has caught fire. Kent ...

EUREKA- There are currently three beats for officers with the Eureka Police Department to patrol. Now EPD officials are looking to possibly update those beats.

The police department will hold three neighborhood input meetings this month. The purpose of the meetings is to find out what the top three concerns are for each neighborhood.  The other goal of the meetings is to find out how...

On Thursday morning, an impaired driver drove through a Caltrans work area at the northbound onramp to U.S. Route 101 from Singley Road, causing a worker to be struck by another vehicle. The Caltrans employee was not injured and the driver suffered minor injuries, but accidents that have taken the lives of Caltrans workers over the years was the focus on Thursday for Caltrans Highway Workers...

EUREKA- Washington Elementary School secured just under $1,000 of grant money through the California Parent Teachers Association for encouraging healthy lifestyles among students.

Two thousand dollars of the California PTA Healthy Lifestyles Grant was available. Washington Elementary School PTA officials used the grant money to organize the school’s first ever Otter Olympiad. The event...

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

On Thursday, at approximately 7:00 a.m., a Parole Search and Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant were served at the 2500...

ETTERSBURG: A woman allegedly pistol whipped her father and fired off several shots in his direction from a handgun in Southern Humboldt.

Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call from 48-year old Ladonna Dee Dellera living in a cabin at the 1300 block of Harrow Road in Ettersburg. She said she had shot at her father and pistol whipped him. Dellera said she and her father had been in an...

It was just a drill. Wednesday night the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department conducted a complex earthquake and emergency. 

Residents in Fortuna, Alton, Hydesville and Palmer Creek got to see fire engines in both residential and commercial areas as they responded to over sixty simulated emergencies like gas leaks, structure fires, downed power lines and other medical emergencies.

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With more inmates in local county jails, the Humboldt County Correctional facility has had to find a way to deal with more inmates and less space.

 

"I think one of the things that has happened with AB 109 is it forced us to look at alternatives and be more creative," said Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey.

Downey said the county has had to create new...

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