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ARCATA- Another billboard has been taken down along the hwy 101 safety corridor by an unknown vandal. The third billboard was reported to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Monday morning and is believed to be removed sometime over the weekend.

Last week two other billboards were removed by the vandal who, authorities believe, was using an electric saw. The owner of the most recently...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The township of Hiouchi is recovering after loosing all of its drinking water. The Big Rock Community Service District discovered a leak last month on National Park property. Eventually the township was able to repair the problem, but not without help from the county and the city of Crescent City. To thank the city for its help, the Big Rock Community Service District will be...

EUREKA- To reduce crime in the city of Eureka, a local group is aiming to improve safety among the community. The group is called "Operation Safe Streets Eureka," a grassroots movement that involves dozens of community members and officials. The moderator of the group, local businessman Gene Bass, said that the purpose of the group is to connect neighbors with one another, something Eureka...

EUREKA- The California Office of Traffic Safety has been providing the City of Eureka with grants for increasing traffic safety since the 1990’s.  The next installment of those grants is expected to be accepted Tuesday at the Eureka City Council meeting.

The first grant is for $19,800.  It would provide funding for equipment for four DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints in Eureka during...

NORTH COAST- A vehicle in Eureka caught fire early Sunday morning and police are suspecting arson, we speak with the next-door neighbor who dialed 911. In Del Norte County, the Board of Supervisors has decided not to elect an interim District Attorney after the suspension of DA Jon Alexander. Plus, a North Coast project formed by two local tribes could finally bring high-speed internet to...

NORTH COAST- The race for Humboldt County’s next District Attorney is underway, plus a Eureka man is in stable condition with critical injuries after a house fire Friday afternoon. A local Girl Scouts Troop honors a young North Coast boy stricken with cancer, we’ll tell you what they’ve dedicated to him and how they pulled it all off. 

Governor Brown has declared a drought emergency in the State of California. The decision came after weeks of increasing pressure to take action. For now, the state is asking residents to voluntarily cut back on water usage.
Governor brown's decision will make it easier for transfers of water to take place within the state between those who have extra and farmers who need it.
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***WARNING: Details of the crime scene described below contain graphic descriptions.***
 
EUREKA- Day two of the preliminary hearing was held Friday morning for the man accused of murdering St. Bernard priest, Father Eric Freed, on New Year’s Day. Gary Bullock, 44 of Redway is being charged with three felony counts, one count murder, vehicle theft, and attempted...

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