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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- This year, Humboldt County has been experiencing a low crab catch compared to recent years.

Fish and Wildlife officials say the last few years saw high amounts of crab being caught in the area.  Last year, nearly 6 million pounds of crab were caught in Humboldt County.  However, this year, only up to 2.5 million pounds of crabs are expected to be caught.  The crab...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is searching for a man they say assaulted a security guard at Walmart.

EPD officials say it happened Thursday night around 6 p.m., when a security guard caught a man attempting to shoplift a diaper bag.  According to police, when the security guard tried to detain the suspect, the man assaulted him, and fled into the nearby green belt area.  Police...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 2-20-2014,  at approximately 9:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, assisted by Humboldt County Drug Task Force Agents served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant authorizing a search for marijuana at a residence in the 2800 block of Hall Avenue, Eureka.  When deputies served the search...

The nation’s largest teachers union is calling for the Common Core Academic Standards in schools to be changed.

When adopted by California and a dozen other states back in 2010, the Common Core Standards were meant to instill more rigorous language, arts, and math instruction in public schools. As new lessons have rolled into classrooms nationwide, public outrage has flared often driven...

ARCATA- A handful of Plaza Point residents claim that they have been threatened and harassed by property management. Tenants fear they will be evicted unfairly for minor infractions OR going against the company, AWI.

Plaza point, an affordable housing complex for seniors, was built by DANCO and completed in June 2012. AWI, a property management company based in Auburn, Calif. is...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has directed staff to apply for a $100,000 grant from the state to help fund the development of an industrial park. The money will go toward converting 20 acres of logging land into a parceled industrial park.

The property is located off West End Road and will be turned into a business condominium similar to the Aldergrove Industrial Park that is the home...

EUREKA- The Eureka man accused of molesting a teenage male over the course of three years has plead not guilty in court. John Andrew Wiesendanger, 53, plead not guilty at an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

On December 13 a male victim came forward to the Arcata Police Department and reported being sexually assaulted over the period of three years. The Department launched an investigation...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Corporal Rich Schlesiger with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been serving the community for over 20 years. He is a Humboldt County native and proud father of three children Chaz, Cade, and Callee. But recently, he and his family found out some shocking news. After years of fighting crime, Corporal Schlesiger is now fighting a different battle. 
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