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KLAMATH- The Klamath River Bridge on Highway 101 will be closed as Caltrans crews remove equipment from beneath the bridge.

The equipment removal is the last phase of the project to replace three hinges on the bridge, in order to extend the service life of the structure.  The full closure will start at 10 p.m. on September 28th, and will last until 4 a.m. on September 29th.  ...

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

Officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at two residences on Tuesday morning, September 9th.

The first residence was in the 1500 blk of Hilfiker Dr. and the second residence was in the 2500 blk of Cropley Way.

Both residences had been the subject of numerous complaints and anonymous tips related...

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

On August 17th, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office began a new and unique deployment strategy for its patrol resources. Utilizing a “compressed schedule” that consists of a combination of 12 and 10 hour shifts, the staffing levels allowed for an “overlap day” in which all patrol shifts are scheduled for the same day. The...

Arcata - A wanted felon from another state has been arrested in Arcata after he allegedly tries to sell narcotics on the plaza.

Law enforcement has arrested 21-year-old Patrick James Brady-Foust of Iowa. A.P.D. was called to the plaza this past Saturday for reports someone was trying to sell drugs to passersby. After contacting the suspect, it was found Brady-Foust had an extraditable...

Loleta - A woman has been arrested for DUI after crashing her car into a tree and sustaining major injuries.

According to the CHP, late Monday morning, 61-year-old Linda Joy Merson of Fortuna was driving her BMW southbound on Highway 101 just north of Fernbridge when she drifted off the roadway and collided head on into a tree. Merson had to be extricated from her vehicle by Fortuna...


Part of Ma-le’l Road at the dunes was blocked off Monday for a road improvement project.

Thanks to a nearly $200,000 grant from the California State Coastal Conservancy, both the north and south ends of the road have received some improvements. In the month of August, crews worked on the north end of the dunes and Monday, they started on the south end. The goal of the work is to provide...


September is suicide prevention month and Humboldt County is doing its part to raise awareness on the topic.

According to officials with the Department of Health and Human Services, suicide can be higher in northern rural cities. That's because of the geographical isolation, making it challenging to access resources and support. It may also be due to a high percentage of...


FORTUNA- Forty-eight million dollars worth of projects are in the making for The Friendly City.

On Monday city manager Regan Candelario spoke to the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce about several of those projects. On the list, a new police facility and improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant, including a “pre-disaster mitigation project” with FEMA. Also discussed, a major...