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EUREKA- The name of the man shot and killed by a Eureka Police Officer Wednesday morning has been released as authorities continue to investigate what happened.

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office confirms 22-year-old Eureka resident Thomas McClain is the person who died in the shooting on the 1600 block of Allard Avenue early Wednesday morning. Eureka Police say they encountered...

EUREKA- Sixth graders at Zane Middle School in Eureka dropped student made brains from the roof of the school on Thursday.

The Great Zane Sixth Grade Brain Drop is a culmination of three weeks of study on the brain. Students have been learning about the different functions of the brain and the roll of the skull that protects the brain.

Students built a protection device around...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- There are now more than 100,000 electric vehicles on California’s roads, a milestone reached just in time for National Electric Vehicle Week taking place September 15 through September 21. Here in Humboldt County, there are more than 100 electric vehicles roaming our roads.

Almost undistinguishable from their gas powered counterparts, electric vehicles are different in...

MIRANDA- Residents in Miranda were without running water Thursday after the town’s main water line broke Wednesday evening.

Classes at south fork high school, Miranda Junior High and Osprey Learning Center were canceled Thursday because of the break. Porta potties were set up at Stevens Hall and residents are able to pick up jugs of potable water at the Miranda Market. According to the...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has identified 22 year old Thomas James McClain as the Eureka resident shot and killed by a Eureka police officer early Wednesday morning on the 1600 block of Allard Avenue.
 
McClain's autopsy is scheduled for September 27, as the forensic pathologist who conducts autopsies will not be available until that date.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is considering a partial ban on lead sinkers and jigs for fishing.

Right now it is only a discussion but there is gathering momentum regarding this issue. Already, Maine, New York and New Hampshire have partial bans. Great Britain has had a complete ban on lead sinkers since 1987.

A report by the California Department of Toxic...

Siskiyou County - Governor Brown has issued a State of Emergency for Siskiyou County. He’s also waived fees for drivers license and birth certificate replacement for those impacted by fires.

The recent rain has helped firefighters in Weed deal with the Boles Fire that caused so much damage. The 375-acre blaze is now 60% contained. 1,000 homes and 100 commercial properties are still...

Governor Brown has signed a bill to increase the penalty for intentional fiber optic or electrical vandalism.

AB 1782, by Wes Chesbro, increases the penalty from $500.00 to $10,000. Chesbro said, “The residents of Humboldt County have been the victim of multiple intentional fiber cutting attacks in recent years causing disruptions of broadband service to thousands of homes and...