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Two women were robbed at knife point a little before noon in McKinleyville. Sheriffs deputies say two females had been gambling at Blue Lake Casino and asked for a ride to McKinleyville from an acquaintance and her friend On the way, the driver of the vehicle asked to stop in Trinidad where the friend got out and another woman got in the vehicle. As the car was going to McKinleyville, the...

Tuesday night a fire broke out in a garage at the 5400 block of Pinecrest Avenue on Pine Hill in Eureka.

At this time fire officials don’t know how the fire started. They were able to confine it mainly to the garage. 3 fire units were dispatched and helped in making sure the fire did not spread to neighboring homes.

Herrick Ave was blocked off to traffic for about an hour as...

EUREKA:  Two men are arrested after Sheriff’s Deputies make a routine traffic stop and find over four pounds of heroin.

On Friday, April 11th around 10 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a Chrysler sedan in Myrtletown for speeding and failing to stop at a stop sign. The driver, 20-year old Mario Martinez from Perris, California was found to be driving on a suspended drivers license. Both...

EUREKA- One year after the deadly attack at the Boston Marathon, an Arcata runner plans to run through the finish line again.

Armando Ibarra-Espinoza, an Arcata resident, finished the 26-mile run one hour before both pressure cooker bombs went off, killing three and injuring hundreds.

Ibarra-Espinoza said he and his friends were on the subway, on their way to a friends house,...

ARCATA- The City of Arcata will consider approving a measure that would allow residents and businesses to paint street murals with a permit from the city.

The council will consider the ordinance at their next city council meeting on Wednesday. The city will determine what types of guidelines will regulate the murals. The city will consider the mural's maintenance, impacts of paint...

SAMOA- Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency began the process to remove hazardous materials from the Samoa Pulp Mill last November.  They began the process after making an assessment and determining there were imminent threats to the environment and the public.

EPA officials say all of the acid has been removed from the site for disposal, after the last shipment of about 2...

ARCATA- The longest student run festival in the world, the Humboldt International Film Festival, begins Wednesday at HSU.

The annual festival is in its 47th year. Thirty-four independent short films, including two made by HSU students and three that were made internationally, will be shown Wednesday through Friday.  Viewings start at 7 p.m. at the Van Duzer Theatre at HSU on...

From the County of Humboldt: 
 
On April 15, 2014, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to accept funds that will allow the County to purchase 1,000 acres of forestland southeast of Eureka to establish a community forest. The community forest will be managed in collaboration with the City of Eureka for multiple purposes including public...

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