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Eureka Police have arrested a man for harassment and/or alleged attempted molestation of two teenaged girls.

Police say that  26 year-old David Lee Dues, known to law enforcement from previous contact and on probation, tried to solicit massages from the girls who were in town to visit Humboldt State University. The two victims told police they were approached by Dues as they were...

An Arcata man and his daughter were taken to the hospital after swerving off the road and crashing into a grove of trees Tuesday.

The California Highway Patrol said just before five this evening, thirty year-old Patrick Rex was driving his Toyota 4-Runner just north of the Sunset exit on highway 101 near Humboldt State University, when he allegedly turned around to say something to his...

ARCATA- Attendees at this years Oyster Festival will not have to pay to get inside the event, but will have to enter through designated areas between the fence to get inside. The plaza will be partially surrounded by a combination of barricades, snow and chain length fencing that will help control traffic inside the event.

The plan for the June 14th event was announced Tuesday by...

FIELDS LANDING- Gas cans, tires, vacuums, and two trailers are part of an illegal dumpsite that sits on the edge of one neighborhood in Fields Landing. Over the past six months the dump site has grown and nearby residents have had enough.    

"I have to see this everyday,' said Anita Hart, who lives closest to the dump site and can see it from her kitchen window. Hart purchased her home...

TRINIDAD- The city of Trinidad is holding a special meeting on Wednesday, to further discuss the Vacation Dwelling Unit Ordinance. The city is considering regulating the number of vacation units allowed within the city, parking restrictions, and tenant capacity. Currently there are over twenty-five vacation rentals within city limits. City Manager, Karen Suiker said that figure is large in...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A Eureka man with a show on Animal Planet where he searches for Bigfoot made sure an episode for the upcoming season takes place in Humboldt County. 

An episode of season 2 of Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” took place in Northern Humboldt County.  Monday, shooting ended for an episode from next season that takes place in Southern Humboldt county.

"Humboldt's...

FORTUNA- For the first time this year, the non-profit organization River Life Foundation is holding its Community Outreach Dinner.

River Life Foundation serves the Eel River Valley in many ways, including cleaning the River Bar and handing out food every Saturday.  Wednesday, through a partnership with the Fortuna United Methodist Church, the organization will hold their first Community...

***UPDATE***

As of Tuesday morning, traffic is now open to two lanes. According to Caltrans, construction crews used asphalt to build gradual ramps in and out of the sink area. At its deepest point, the sinkhole is about one and a half feet deep. 
 

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