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EUREKA- A couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary this month traded the flowers and chocolates, for gift cards. Not meant for each other, but for those who have kept them safe all these years.

Local police and fire were surprised Friday morning by the couple's gift.

"He told me he wanted to purchase some hole in the wall gift certificates that he wanted to distribute to...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:39

WILLOW CREEK- Police are searching for a suspect in an early morning armed robbery in Eastern Humboldt.

Around 5:30 a.m. Friday, two employees say a man walked into the Willow Creek Chevron gas station, pointed a firearm and demanded money from the cash register. The victims complied. The suspect then left on foot northbound on country club road.

He's described as a Hispanic or...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:37

EUREKA- It's National Child Passenger Safety Week and the California Highway Patrol is recommending you make sure your child's car seat is properly secured.

The CHP was at the target parking lot Friday in Eureka installing car seats for free. There are an average of 100 collisions per month in Humboldt County, so it’s recommended you get your child’s car seat inspected. We saw 10% of...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:20

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office hosted a command inspection and awards ceremony Friday.

Dozens of deputies gathered in their Class A uniforms for an inspection. Four officers in different areas of the department were recognized and honored for life saving efforts. Sheriff Mike Downey says a departmental meeting like this usually happens every year and half. It’s also a time...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:13

TRINIDAD- The Humboldt State University Marine Laboratory in Trinidad is celebrating 50 years.

For Friday only, the public got a behind the scenes look at the classroom and the wet lab where research projects are conducted. The open house also featured tours, lectures, and the chance to look at marine life under microscopes. After exploring, guests were treated to a free barbeque lunch...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:01

HUMBOLDT HILL- Police are searching for one person after discovering 5 grams of heroin inside a vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Just after 1 p.m., CHP, Fish & Wildlife along with the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office responded to South Broadway at Humboldt Hill for reports of a disturbance. Officers pulled over a blue vehicle associated with the disturbance. When deputies asked the three...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 08:58

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A section of road in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in Del Norte County has closed temporarily for construction.

The Howland Hill Road closure is at the western end of the road and just west of the Boy Scout trailhead. The closure will impact access for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians as crews replace two failing culverts and restore fish habitat.

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Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 22:24

ARCATA - They were deemed armed and dangerous by the CHP and now they are in custody.

Two youths were booked into Juvenile Hall on a long list of charges after law enforcement found them in possession of a stolen vehicle. Around 1:15 Thursday afternoon at the 3100 block of Alliance Road, Arcata Police, with assistance from HSU Police spotted a gold Toyota sedan reportedly stolen with 3...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 22:16