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On Thursday morning, an impaired driver drove through a Caltrans work area at the northbound onramp to U.S. Route 101 from Singley Road, causing a worker to be struck by another vehicle. The Caltrans employee was not injured and the driver suffered minor injuries, but accidents that have taken the lives of Caltrans workers over the years was the focus on Thursday for Caltrans Highway Workers...

EUREKA- Washington Elementary School secured just under $1,000 of grant money through the California Parent Teachers Association for encouraging healthy lifestyles among students.

Two thousand dollars of the California PTA Healthy Lifestyles Grant was available. Washington Elementary School PTA officials used the grant money to organize the school’s first ever Otter Olympiad. The event...

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

On Thursday, at approximately 7:00 a.m., a Parole Search and Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant were served at the 2500...

ETTERSBURG: A woman allegedly pistol whipped her father and fired off several shots in his direction from a handgun in Southern Humboldt.

Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call from 48-year old Ladonna Dee Dellera living in a cabin at the 1300 block of Harrow Road in Ettersburg. She said she had shot at her father and pistol whipped him. Dellera said she and her father had been in an...

It was just a drill. Wednesday night the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department conducted a complex earthquake and emergency. 

Residents in Fortuna, Alton, Hydesville and Palmer Creek got to see fire engines in both residential and commercial areas as they responded to over sixty simulated emergencies like gas leaks, structure fires, downed power lines and other medical emergencies.

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With more inmates in local county jails, the Humboldt County Correctional facility has had to find a way to deal with more inmates and less space.

 

"I think one of the things that has happened with AB 109 is it forced us to look at alternatives and be more creative," said Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey.

Downey said the county has had to create new...

HYDESVILLE- Two young children were living in the Hydesville home allegedly used to grow and cultivate marijuana. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office a two year old was found inside the master bedroom next to dried marijuana plants and an assault rifle.

When authorities arrived on scene they detained a 28 year old woman who was walking to the residents and said she had...

EUREKA- The Green Diamond Resource Company announced Wednesday that it will stop manufacturing redwood lumber and begin transitioning their focus toward producing more Douglas Fur lumber. During the transition company officials said a total of 80 jobs will be cut.

The company has 430 employees in California. During the transition 50 people will loose their positions at the Eureka,...

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