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EUREKA- The first draft of a Humboldt County ordinance intended to legalize commercial marijuana farming will be written on Wednesday.

Cannabis growers, business owners, and county officials will be among the people at the Cannabis Stakeholders Summit.  Two members of the Board of Supervisors will be at the Summit as well. The ordinance that will be drafted is designed to allow...


CALIFORNIA- Officials with Caltrans say a new game for mobile and computer devices is designed to teach teen drivers safe driving through highway work zones.

The release of the game “Distraction Zone” comes during National Teen Driver Safety Week.  Caltrans created the game through a collaboration with the California Office of Traffic Safety, the California Highway Patrol and...


MCKINLEYVILLE- A single-wide travel trailer ignited near a McKinleyville home on Tuesday morning, and officials say it's suspicious.

Crews from the Arcata Fire Protection district responded to the fully engulfed fire around 3 a.m. on Norton Road. The fire was also threatening the house on the property. Officials say this fire is suspicious and neighbors say the blaze started shortly...


ARCATA- The fence surrounding city property between 7th street and the Uniontown Plaza Shopping Center in Arcata will remain a permanent fixture said staff.

The chain link fence borders the land that separates the shopping center from the street. Before the fence the area was used as a gathering place.

Lt. Ryan Peterson of the Arcata Police Department said officers responded to...

The following is from the Arcata Fire Protection District:

In the early morning hour of 3:00 a.m., Arcata Fire Protection District responded to a residential structure fire in the 1600 block of Norton in McKinleyville...

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

On Saturday, the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy on the deceased body located off US 101 near Alderpoint Road, Garberville. The autopsy revealed...

LOLETA – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a suspected drug dealer who led them on a high-speed chase last Thursday. This image captured from surveillance footage at Bear River Casino shows the man wanted by authorities.

On October 16, a citizen who observed a drug deal between two motorcyclists near the casino flagged a sheriff’s deputy down...

EUREKA– A Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy apprehended a wanted felon after the man jumped from his moving truck in the Eureka Mall trying to avoid law enforcement.

Arrested was 39-year-old Steven Stolberg from Eureka. Authorities recognized Stolberg as having a no-bail felony warrant for his arrest and initiated a traffic stop. The suspect drove into the WINCO parking lot then leaped...