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DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public not to pick up a hitchhiking woman with a baby.

Monday, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a carjacking and sexual assault off Highway 199 near Hiouchi.

The victim says she stopped for a woman with dirty blonde hair, wearing a red sweater and a 12 to 16 month old baby, named Lucas, both...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Wednesday is the community’s last chance to protest sewer rate hikes in McKinleyville.

The McKinleyville Community Services District says sewer rates are projected to increase July 1st to help finance the construction of a 17 million dollar wastewater treatment facility. If there is not a 50 percent vote in protest, MCSD says the average rate will increase...

TRINIDAD- Trinidad residents can now only do outside watering on Wednesdays and Saturdays, along with other restrictions, as the City has declared a drought emergency.

The Trinidad City Council voted to adopt the declaration in order to impose statewide regulations for a city of Trinidad’s size, including the twice per week outside watering limit, prohibiting washing driveways and...

EUREKA- Two special meetings open to the public will be held this week regarding the proposed budget shortfall for the City of Eureka.

City staff says there is $2.7 million more of proposed expenses than revenue for the 2015/2016 fiscal year budget due to cost increases from pensions, property liability insurance and workers comp insurance. The Eureka Police Department and Humboldt Bay...

MCKINLEYVILLE - A gas leak temporarily shut down a job site Monday in McKinleyville

Arcata Fire responded to the 1500 block of Central Avenue near Hummel after a crew operating heavy equipment accidentally sheared off a gas line. Fire crews were on scene within five minutes. PG&E came in and capped the line. There were no injuries and construction personnel were back at work within...

 

EUREKA - A Eureka woman allegedly under the influence made a false report to police and was arrested.

Around 3:30 Monday afternoon, emergency personnel responded to a reported man in the water at the foot of Del Norte Street and possibly drowned. Search and Rescue along with Humboldt Bay Fire and police all were on scene. A search turned up nothing. The woman who reported the...

EUREKA - Myrtle Avenue was closed for several hours last night after a solo vehicle crash in Eureka.

Just before 10pm, CHP was called to the corner of Myrtle and Pennsylvania Streets. 48 year old Eureka resident, Gina Chamberlain was driving in cloudy and wet conditions and for unknown reasons lost control of her Chevy Camaro and crashed into a power pole and street sign. Myrtle Avenue...

FORTUNA- High school students go through drivers training to get their license behind the wheel, but this weekend it was local firefighters' turn to navigate the cones.

After 16 hours of in-class training, it was time to put the books to the test. On Saturday at the old Eel River Sawmill nearly 20 fire fighters hopped behind the wheel of a fire truck, some for the first time.

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