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EUREKA- Paul Gallegos has announced he will not be seeking another term. Gallegos has been the District Attorney in Humboldt County for 11 years, and this next election would be his fourth term. Gallegos says he will not run for re-election because he wants to spend more time with his family. He will continue to serve until 2015.

FORTUNA- A thumb drive that may have contained information for over 1,000 patients was recently discovered missing from a North Coast hospital. On Nov. 8 a hospital employee discovered an unencrypted thumb drive had been missing for two days from Redwood Memorial’s Cardiopulmonary Services Department. 
 
A spokespersons for the hospital told News Channel Three...
SAMOA- Longtime Samoa firefighter and community member Howard Ray Craig died last Friday after having served forty years with the department. 
 
Craig joined the Samoa Fire Department during the 1960's before Fairhaven and Samoa fire departments merged into one. He was 85-years-old and actively served up until three years ago, when he then became a director on the...

A thumb drive containing sensitive personal information for over 1000 patients at Redwood Memorial Hospital has been discovered missing.

Hospital authorities notified News Channel 3 of their discovery. On November 8, a hospital employee discovered an unencrypted thumb drive had been missing since November 6th. At this time, the thumb drive has not been recovered....

Measure I, Arcata's high energy use tax is in effect and the city is expected to see the tax coming into the city in December. The tax is designed to keep people from using excessive amounts of electricity, especially those using high amounts to grow marijuana indoors. '

 

Det. Sgt. Todd Dokweiler of the Arcata Police Department said even the smaller illegal grows that police...

For one day the American Cancer Society wants people to give up tobacco as part of the Great American Smokeout. The event is held annually and encourages people to quit smoking for good or prepare for quitting.

 

This years focus is on the tobacco industry and the new technology and push behind electronic cigarettes. The American Cancer Society said e-cigarettes are just as...

A Burnt Ranch man is in jail tonight after holding off law enforcement for two hours after allegedly threatening a man with a bow and arrow.

 

Officers arrived at a Burnt Ranch home after reports of a man threatening someone outside his home with a bow and arrow. Daniel James Hamel was found on scene and allegeldy went into his home after officers arrived.

 

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The Arcata City Council will reintroduce the city's plastic bag ban at Wednesday's city council meeting. The changes come after businesses voiced their concern over parts of the ordinance that charged customers for paper bags.

 

Under the proposed changes businesses would not have to charge customers ten cents for regular size plastic bags until 2015 and not have to charge...

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