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A man is attacked by two pitbulls near the Hikshari Trail and taken to the emergency room. Meanwhile, a man wanted by the U.S. Marshal's Office is taken into custody in Arcata. Also, Rohner Park is filled with music and dancing at the second annual Oktoberfest.

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On 9-27-14 at 0002 hours, an APD Officer conducted a traffic stop on the 1600 block of Giuntoli Ln in Arcata. 

A passenger in the vehicle identified himself as Bruce Leroy Brown.  A records checks showed that Brown had an active felony warrant out of the US Marshal's Office for escape from federal custody.
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Eureka - A driver was sent to the hospital after an SUV collided with a van in Eureka

Officials say just before noon Friday, a woman driving west on Huntoon Street tried to cross I street and collided with a man traveling north in a Dodge Caravan. The collision sent the female to St. Joseph Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The male driver was un-injured.

DUI does not...

Klamath - Caltrans will close Highway 101 for several hours this Sunday to complete work on the Klamath Bridge.

The project to replace aging hinges has been a two-construction season project. Work began last year with Caltrans replacing one hinge. The second hinge is getting finished this weekend. A full Highway 101 closure will be from Sunday, September 28th at 10 pm through...

EUREKA- Prison re-alignment, illegal land use and the effects of a statewide drought are up for discussion Saturday at a meeting between five Northern California sheriffs.

Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey will join sheriffs from Del Norte, Glenn, Modoc and Siskiyou counties for a sheriffs’ conference in Crescent City. At the meeting, the sheriffs will share the issues and challenges...

SAMOA- Humboldt County’s music and food festival scene is about to get a lot larger. Yesterday the Humboldt Bay Harbor District approved plans for a large-scale music festival at the Samoa Pulp Mill.

Organized by sustainable world solutions, the Abundance Festival will feature music from big name celebrities, dancing and natural foods. The organizers say they chose the pulp mill because...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- If you’ve been to the gas pumps lately, you might have noticed those numbers on the pump going up a little slower.

That’s because prices have dropped in the past week thanks to a winter-blend of gas. According to AAA, gas stations began using the cheaper blend this month as the summer driving season is ending.

The switch is now lowering prices at the pump across...

ARCATA-The Arcata City Council has appointed Karen Diemer, an 18-year veteran with the city, as the next City Manager.

Diemer is the current Deputy Director of Environmental Services and will begin December 1, until then, Interim City Manager Janet Luzzi will serve the city.

Diemer has 23 years of experience working in municipal governments. In Arcata, she has served as the...

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