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BENBOW - Traffic is down to one lane, each way, on Highway 101 near Benbow after a rock slide sent debris into the roadway overnight.

California Highway Patrol and Caltrans responded to Highway 101 just south of Benbow Lake Road where multiple vehicles had reportedly been hit by falling rocks.

Personnel blocked the lanes affected and diverted traffic to the other side of the...

LOLETA - Humboldt County Drug Task Force agents arrested four men in Loleta after finding massive amounts of drugs, cash and a shotgun.

Arrested were 24-year-old Rolondo Coneuo-Becerra, 42-year-old Heriberto Galvan-Rosiles, 46-year-old Antonio Galvan-Rosiles, and 24-year old Ernesto Corneuo-Garcia.

Yesterday,just after 10 am, law enforcement approached a house that had been under...

WILLOW CREEK - Fire personnel rescued a man out of the Trinity River early Thursday morning after his truck went down an embankment and into the water.

Just before three, the Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single vehicle accident two miles east of Willow Creek. The truck reportedly went down a 300 foot embankment and landed in the river.

Salyer Fire Department also...

From the California Highway Patrol:

On Thursday, at approximately 1:35 am, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Humboldt Communications Center received a report of a single vehicle traffic collision on State Route 299 at Blue Jay Lane in the Willow Creek area.  A CHP Humboldt Area officer assigned to the Willow Creek Resident Post was called out to handle the traffic collision.  Upon the...


As of 9:38 a.m. per Cal-Trans, US 101 is now open to one lane controlled traffic...

FORTUNA - Two wanted men are arrested after a vehicle pursuit ends near the Eel river.

Taken into custody was 35-year old Joseph Olivo and 29-year old Mario Nunez. Just before 10 yesterday morning, Olivo was observed by two officers in a parked car near Strong’s Creek Plaza. As law enforcement approached, Olivo fled in a vehicle towards Highway 101 leading authorities on a chase that...

BLUE LAKE - Residents describe it as beautiful, crazy, whimsical, and wonderful and some community grants are simply enhancing the City of Blue Lake. They are called the Blue Lake Rising Grants and this is its second year of giving money to encourage community creativity.

“I think that it’s really empowering for individuals to be able to apply for grant funding for creative projects,”...

MCKINLEYVILLE – The investigation is continuing into Monday night’s officer involved shooting in McKinleyville.

At this time, the Sheriff’s Office is telling us the male suspect, Michael Barrett, is in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. He is there awaiting transportation to Ventura County where he has a felony warrant.

The female in the car, who was hurt in the hand, is...