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From the Arcata Police Department:

On 8/12/2014 at about 1:30 am, an  officer with the Arcata Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a motorcyclist for several vehicle code violations in the area of the Arcata Plaza.  The motorcyclist failed to stop and a short vehicle pursuit ensued.

After approximately three quarters of a mile the rider lost control of the bike in the...

From the Arcata Police Department:

On 8/11/2014 at about 7:20pm, officers from the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of J Street on the report of a vehicle burglary in progress.

An alert resident working nearby observed a male subject break a vehicle window and start to burglarize the vehicle.  The witness then confronted the suspect who fled the scene...

Fieldbrook - Three men held two Fieldbrook residents at gunpoint before escaping with the contents of a safe.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 400 block of Evans Road for an alleged home invasion robbery. A 55-year-old man and his 35-year-old son say three men in hooded sweatshirts entered their home through an unlocked sliding door. They proceeded to hold a gun on...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Both the City of Fortuna and the City of Arcata have extended the filing period for city council seats, after incumbents have not filed yet.

The list of Eureka City Council nominees have been announced by the city. Mayor Frank Jager will run unopposed. A candidate did file to run for the 1st Ward seat against Marian Brady, but did not qualify.

The following...

A 41-year-old man is recovering from surgery after a stabbing at Manila Park.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office the man was stabbed after he allegedly assaulted a transient male with another man.

Deputies were notified of the stabbing at 8:45 a.m. and located him on the 1800 block of Park Street.

Witnesses told deputies the transient was yelling and arguing...

HYDESVILLE- It's a road infamous for it's fatalities and it has claimed more lives.

“This is the largest collision the most deadly collision that we've handled since 2002 when we took a quadruple fatal on us 101 at Indianola cut off,” said Matt Harvey with the California Highway Patrol. “Very tragic. It affects the entire community.”

The collision occurred around 4:30 Sunday...

EUREKA- Hazardous materials fees for agricultural facilities will be at the forefront of discussion in Tuesday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting. 

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services will present a proposal to increase agricultural handler inspection fees. Each year ranches and farms that store hazardous materials like gas, oil and other chemicals are required to...

Leggett - An update on the Lodge Lightning complex fire burning just south of us near Leggett. Evacuation orders have been reduced to evacuation warnings in the following areas: “Camp Seabow”, “Elder Place”, “Tan Oak Park”, “Bald Mountain Ranch”, “Mad Creek”, and “Elk Creek” east of Brush Mountain.

The evacuation order will remain in place for Hermitage, Big Bend and Camp St. Michael....