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CRESCENT CITY- Del Norte County has a new Director of Health and Human Services.

At the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Barbara Pierson was named for the position.  Pierson moved to the North Coast in 2004.  She has been working in healthcare for 30 years, and was most recently the Behavioral Health Director of Lassen County for two years.  She also served as the Clinic Manager...

HUMBOLDT COUNT- After 18-days of extra patrols, the Avoid the 8 DUI campaign has made 64 arrests.

The Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, started on August 15th and was completed by midnight on Labor day.

Law enforcement arrested 11 more individuals over the same period last year. 75 were arrested in 2013.

ARCATA- While conducting a stolen bicycle sting Tuesday morning, the Arcata Police Department caught a man spraying graffiti on a local business.

According to the department, officers in and out of uniform, were working to get a stolen bicycle back near the 600 block of F Street. While conducting surveillance of the "bait" bicycle, officers saw an adult male leave a business and spray...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s an award given to only one person or team in the state of California each year and it’s headed to the north coast. Known as the Larry Peabody Award, it’s issued by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to a search and rescue volunteer or team who shows outstanding dedication and professionalism while performing their rescue duties.

This year’s...

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

On Sept. 31st, at approximately 7:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a man who reported his wife was armed with a .44 caliber handgun and just shot at him. Deputies and California Highway Patrol (C.H.P.) Officers responded to the 600 block of Oakridge Drive, Redway where they met with the male...

The following is from the California Highway Patrol:

On the evening of Saturday, August 30th, a motorcyclist died from his injuries after colliding into a vehicle traveling the opposite direction on State Route 96 in the Willow Creek area.

Just before 6 p.m., 56 year old Larry O’Dell Miller of Hoopa was driving a 2008 Harley Davidson Dyna motorcycle northbound on State...

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Tuesday at about 1:30am, Arcata Police Department Officers were conducting a stolen bike sting in the 600 block of F Street based upon the report of a citizen's bicycle being stolen at that location several hours earlier. The operation was conducted by both uniformed and plainclothes officers.

While conducting surveillance of...

Happy Camp - An update on the Happy Camp Complex Fire in Klamath National Forest.

The huge fire has now burned over 64,000 acres and is still only 15% contained. An inversion layer is retaining smoke along Highway 96 and pilot vehicles are ushering traffic through impacted areas. Motorists should expect delays.

Because of the large amounts of smoke, air tankers and helicopters...