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Arcata Fire Press Release - 04-12-15


ARCATA - Shortly before 3:00 PM Sunday, Arcata Fire District was dispatched to a possible structure on the 900 block of Union Street. It was reported that neighbors had called 9-1-1 because they heard smoke alarms sounding in the structure.

The first arriving officer, Battalion Chief Dave White reported a two story structure with...

An alleged butane hash oil lab explodes in McKinleyville. Mad River bridges are dedicated to bicyclist hit, killed by vehicle. State and local leaders talk marijuana legalization, impacts on environment. Tri-County Independent Living hosts annual Pie Fundraiser. 

CRESCENT CITY - A new Chief of Police has taken the helm in Crescent City.

Ivan Minsal comes to the department after 34-years in law enforcement. He recently left the LA PD as a Captain in the Van Nuys Police Department. He and his wife are thrilled to begin a new chapter of their lives in Crescent City.

Already, he has made some changes like updating the Police Facebook page. He...

EUREKA - A man wanted out of Alabama is arrested after law enforcement discovered an alleged drug sales operation in Eureka. Taken into custody was 25-year old Henry Strommel.

Humboldt County drug task force members served a search warrant at the 2200 block of Munson court. Officers turned up concentrated cannabis, marijuana bud, suspected “pay and owe” receipts, evidence of interstate...

ARCATA- Friday marks one year since the bus accident that killed 10 people and affected the lives of many at Humboldt State University.  On Friday night, a vigil was held in honor of the victims of that crash.

The charter bus was transporting high school students for a campus tour of HSU on Interstate 5 near Orland when it collided with a FedEx truck and burst into flames.  Ten people...

CRESCENT CITY - A new pedestrian hybrid beacon is up and running in Crescent City. The first of it's kind on the North Coast.

The beacon, also known as a high intensity activated crosswalk or HAWK was installed at a heavy traffic area on highway 101 in north Crescent City. Caltrans chose to install the HAWK system as a safety measure after several pedestrian injuries, including one...

CRESCENT CITY - “One thing leads to another” was the theme Friday, at the Crescent City - Del Norte County 12th Annual Economic Summit.

The event promotes community and business interaction, for a healthy economic future. Special presentations included the Del Norte County Airport and it’s new flights, real estate on the rise, Highway 199 updates and education. State senator...