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The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Sunday, at about 7:20pm, officers from the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to the Arcata Plaza on the report of a male subject attempting to sell narcotics to passerby's. 

Officers contacted the male subject, identified as Iowa resident Patrick James Brady-Foust (age 21), in the center of the Plaza.  Officers learned...

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 The California Highway Patrol wants the public’s help in identifying a driver of a hit-and-run vehicle crash on Fickle Hill Road. A book father Eric Freed authored that was thought to be out of print resurfaces to help fund his legacy. The Lost Coast 4x4 club holds its 15th annual clean up of the Eel River and craft fans head to the Arcata Community Center for the last day of the...

Arcata - Law enforcement is asking the public’s help in identifying a hit and run driver after a woman was sent to the hospital in Arcata Sunday.

At around 11:40, California Highway Patrol reported 38-year old Reshawn Lindsey O’Kelly was struck by an unknown vehicle on Fickle Hill road east of Arcata city limits. She was transported to Mad River Hospital with major injuries. Anyone who...


NORTH COAST- A Mendocino County judge will make a ruling on Monday on whether or not to allow excavation for a portion of the Willits Bypass Project.  Also, Republican state and federal candidates go to Arcata to meet North Coast residents and share their goals.  The Happy Camp Complex Fire is now 25 percent contained and hundreds attend the Cruz'n Eureka Car Show in Old Town.  Also in Old...

Eureka - A man accused of carjacking and assault with a deadly weapon has been convicted on all charges.

A Humboldt County jury found Tony Bradley Read guilty on Friday. Back in August, Read was being given a ride from Blue Lake to McKinleyville by a Michigan resident, Kevin Chapman. En route, Read brandished a weapon and demanded Chapman pull over. A struggle ensued and the gun...

If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at fishing and have never gotten around to doing it, Saturday, is your chance.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife has set aside September 6th as free fishing day. This is the second of two free days in 2014. It’s an opportunity for those who’ve never fished to try their hand and, a chance for those who have, to introduce the sport to...


EUREKA- A brand new program designed to teach engineering is students much more at one Eureka middle school.

Seventh graders at Zane Middle School spent the day building robots as part of the new engineering curriculum.

"It's amazing.  I'm glad they decided to do it," said seventh grader Grant Barrera.

"It's just a great way to pour out your creativity and also make...


EUREKA- Cruz’n Eureka began on Thursday and ends Saturday.  On Friday, about cars cruised through Old Town Eureka as hundreds gathered to watch them go by.

This year marks the 21st annual Cruz’n Eureka.  Hot rods, classic cars and many other types left from under Samoa Bridge and road through Old Town before returning to the Samoa Bridge to complete the approximately one-mile...