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EUREKA- Firefighters are calling an early morning house fire a total loss. Humboldt Bay Fire said it happened around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on the 1000 block of Pine St. in Eureka.  
 
When crews arrived fire was coming out of the front windows and on the right side of the home. The interior of the home was heavily damaged including almost all of the furniture...
FORTUNA- The family of missing Fortuna woman, Danielle Nicole Brooks is now offering a $5,000 reward for her return. 
 
Danielle’s family has been combing the Fortuna area for over a month now, in search of the missing 24 year old. Danielle was last seen getting into a vehicle in the Swains Flat area on February 9th. Her mother, Billie Jo Dick, said her last...

 A woman driving a remote road on Kneeland got stuck in mud and was rescued by Sheriff’s helicopter.

Thirty three year old Maggie Sylvies was giving a ride to a friend around 9:30 pm March 9th and en route got stuck in heavy mud near the Iaqua Conservation Easement on Shower’s Pass Road on the backside in Kneeland. With very low power on her cell phone, she texted her sister...

As the June 2014 primary election inches closer, the races in Humboldt County are starting to take shape.

Currently for the District Attorney’s Office, there are four candidates that have filed their applications to run: Allan Dollison, Elan Firpo, Arnie Klein and Maggie Fleming.  The deadline to file for DA along with other races where the incumbent is not running is this Wednesday,...

EUREKA- Some tax money that California corporations pay can now be allocated to school districts looking to become more energy efficient.

Officials with Eureka City Schools say “Prop 39” will accomplish multiple goals. “Prop 39” is a state-wide energy program which uses taxes on corporations to fund energy efficiency projects in school districts.

"It accomplishes many things at...

DEL NORTE COUNTY-Community members protested Monday night after a Del Norte County judge changed his mind and is now reconsidering his original sentence.  The sentence was for the former Crescent Elk Middle School Assistant Principal who was found guilty in the deadly DUI crash that took the life of a Klamath man.

On March 3rd, the judge sentenced Coulter Mann to three years at San...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the North Coast 50 miles off the coast from Eureka. The quake hit at 10:18 p.m. Sunday night and lasted 35 seconds.

"This earthquake was certainly large enough to cause a significant amount of damage, but mother nature put it just far enough off shore." said Lori Dengler, Professor of Geology at Humboldt State University.

Dengler...

EUREKA- Double murder suspect, Bodhi Tree, will appear before a grand jury on March 24th.

Tree is charged for the attempted murder of Rhett August on May 15 in Eureka and the shooting deaths of Christina Schwarz and Alan Marcet three days later in Arcata.

Tree faces the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted. He appeared in court Monday for...

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