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EUREKA - The County of Humboldt has disclosed that there was a breach Wednesday on 5-computers at the courthouse that potentially allowed access to limited confidential information.

Officials learned that individuals accessing parcel information on the 5th floor may have been able to access files typically accessible only to county staff.

Management immediately...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 23:41

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is stepping up to make the North Coast a safer place and look to do so with millions in public safety spending.

5.3 million dollars of Measure Z funds are already earmarked for the sheriff’s office, district attorney and probation department. Tuesday, the board proposed an additional 6.5 million for projects that will protect our...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 23:28

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Four suspects are behind bars after two separate incidents in Southern Humboldt.

Last week, sheriff’s deputies conducted surveillance on a residence near the 400-block of Par Avenue in Redway. Officials were searching for 44-year old Jason East (pictured), one of Southern Humboldt’s most wanted. They located East driving a vehicle in Redway and arrested him after a...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 22:23

EUREKA- The final numbers are in for the Palco Marsh cleanup.

On Monday, the City of Eureka, EPD, and other organizations worked together to safely transition people out of the marsh. According to Eureka police, a total of 228 thousand pounds of garbage was collected and 8 arrests were made. Two were arrested for illegal camping outside of the marsh, one was arrested for refusing to...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt Deputy Sheriff Organization announced their support for Humboldt County Supervisors.

They are endorsing Supervisor Estelle Fennel and candidate Mike Wilson for their strong leadership and commitment to community safety. The HDSO president says his members are glad both candidates have taken time to familiarize themselves with issues Humboldt County faces....

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:37

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County Avoid the 10 DUI Task Force is deploying extra officers to catch those drinking and driving during Cinco de Mayo.

The day, which is Thursday, commemorates Mexico's 1862 victory over France during the war. However, in the US it has become synonymous for drinking parties. 116 people died from drunk driving crashes in 2014. The enforcement is funded from a...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:33

NORTH COAST - Humboldt Del Norte Film Commission is on pace for a record year.

The commission averages about 25 commercial, television and feature productions a year and has already reached 24 with 2 months to go in fiscal year 2015-16.

Film commissioner Cassandra Hesseltine highlights last year's tax credits passed  and California’s reputation as a film-friendly location as a...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:15

McKINLEYVILLE - Morris Elementary School's playground got a facelift thanks to McKinleyville High School's Interact Club.

This is what the U.S. map on the school's playground looked like before group members got to work on Sunday.

They requested paint and supply donations from local businesses and spent six hours repainting the map.

Next, they plan to add stars...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:11