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CARLOTTA- An early morning structure fire destroyed a home in Carlotta and sent two residents to the hospital. Fire crews responded to reports of flames around 2 a.m. Monday on Church Lane.

When fire fighters arrived they found the house engulfed in flames. The home was completely destroyed. The two residents were able to get out of the house, but were taken to the hospital with unknown...

Orange is the new green.  Halloween has become a holiday for the family farm.  In tonight’s green report, Dave Silverbrand looks at a Halloween tradition with a name all its own Jack O’Lantern.

 

It’s gold that turns to green, the one crop in California that defies the drought, frightening off fear that there wouldn’t be enough water this summer. 

At organic matters in...

A Mendocino woman is booked into Humboldt County Jail on two counts of attempted murder. Plus, Mendocino County deputies arrest a man under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of meth. Eureka police search for a suspect in a carjacking and pursuit. And beginning Monday, the Bureau of Land Management will be offering firewood permits for designated areas of Lacks Creek. ...

A man is life flighted to the hospital after driving his vehicle off of a cliff on State Route 162 and landing in the Eel River. Residents in Rio Dell pass a benefit assessment to raise property taxes and help the volunteer fire department. And the Arcata Police Department says they had a good Halloween, with lower crime on the Plaza than last year.

Fortuna - Ten local recently started businesses have won seed money in stage one of the Humboldt Business Challenge. An awards ceremony was held at the River Lodge. The challenge asked prospective entrepreneurs to come up with unique and sustaining ideas for a business that can contribute to the local economy. Stage one winners received $250.00 of seed money to help them develop and polish...

Eureka – “Line of Duty Deaths” have been in the forefront of the news as a fourth officer was killed in Sacramento just over a week ago. The Eureka Police and other local law enforcement agencies are wearing mourning bands over their badges. It is a symbolic gesture worn with great respect.

Today also marks the 67th anniversary of EPD officer Pete Carroll’s traffic collision...

NORTH COAST - Proponents of the patient safety measure, also called Proposition 46, say if passed, it will save lives.

It has been a hotly contested item on this upcoming November’s ballot. The prop will require random drug and alcohol testing for physicians.

It will also raise the cap on medical negligence cases, specifically for the death of children or elderly parents.

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EUREKA - A new app is delivering answers for your Election Day questions, right into the palm of your hand. The app went live just two days ago and is called the “Voting Information Project” or “VIP”.

By plugging in your address to “VIP”, it finds your closest poll locations for Election Day and even gives information on statewide candidates and propositions. The app is designed for...