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ARCATA- Similar to soccer, a new futsal court is coming to Arcata after being approved 4-1 by City Council. The court was proposed last July by the Humboldt Area Foundation, who was working on behalf of an unnamed donor. Last month the donation was accepted, and last night plans to build it was approved. The new court will be built at the "Arcata Community Park and Sports Complex and the donor...

Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 18:24

EUREKA - An alarming amount of hash lab explosions are happening in Eureka. So Humboldt Bay Fire is changing their tactics when it comes to fighting the dangerous blazes.

Butane hash oil extraction produces the growing trend, concentrated cannabis. The extraction process often results in explosions causing structure fires. Humboldt Bay Fire says the fires are high intensity, difficult...

Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:48

EUREKA - There was a hung jury last October in the Jason Arreaga double murder trial. Thursday, opening statements as the D.A.’S Office tries once again to prove Arreaga guilty.

The Lake County native is accused of shooting and killing 37-year-old Harley Hammers and 37-year-old Angel Tully in Fieldbrook September 2014. Thursday Prosecutor Zachary Curtis described his version of the...

Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:39

NORTH COAST - The delayed crab season continues on the north coast having a significant financial impact on crabbers. But now there could be some relief as the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans.   

North Coast fisheries have been closed for two months, due to unsafe levels of domoic acid found in Dungeness and rock crab. The SBA has declared it a disaster....

Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:32

EUREKA - A big bequest has grown in the care of the Eureka Elks Lodge and Thursday it was handed over to an organization helping locals with multiple sclerosis.

"This comes from a lodge member and that's what makes this very special and unique that a person has left this and we're able to move it to a very charitable place to help others in need,” said Joe Moore, Eureka Elks Lodge...

Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:25

From Humboldt County Sheriff: 

ARCATA- On Thursday, February 4, 2016, a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff observed a vehicle drive past their location on HWY 255 between Manila and Arcata at about 25...

Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:53

From Eureka PD: 

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Post date: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:31

EUREKA - A pet is dead and another had to be resuscitated after a fire damaged a Eureka apartment building.

Wednesday evening around 6:30, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the 2400-block of Union Street and a reported kitchen fire in a two story duplex. As emergency personnel arrived, the blaze was already igniting the second story. 4 residents were able escape without injury. The fire...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 23:56