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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt area CHP office has promoted one of its officers to captain and he will serve as the next commander for the area.

Lieutenant, Brett Fabbri started his law enforcement career 24-years ago with the Arcata Police Department. 7-years later, he began service with the CHP and served in Santa Rosa. For the last 3-years he has been commander of the Garberville CHP...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:56

RIO DELL - The Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance will be back on the agenda at Rio Dell’s next city council meeting.

After the council heard a number of citizens speak on both sides of the issue during public comment, Councilmen Johnson made a motion to revisit the issue July 19th. The council voted 3-2 in favor.

Marijuana advocacy group, Humboldt’s Helping Hand was...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:35

EUREKA - The city of Eureka adds another alternate site where the homeless can sleep after a unanimous city council vote Tuesday night....

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:17

EUREKA - The man accused of shooting and killing a 19-year-old girl in Eureka last Thursday pled not guilty to all counts Tuesday at his arraignment.

 

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Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 23:00

Update (7/6): Derek Ray Johnson was arrested by Fortuna Police Department on July 6, 2016 at approximately 2:00 AM. Johnson was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility.

Previous (7/5): An argument between two...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 21:08

EUREKA - In addition to keeping your personal fireworks safe, Humboldt Bay Fire is also responsible for Eureka’s waterfront display.

Humboldt Bay Fire Marshall Ed Laidlaw works with vendors months in advance to ensure all licenses are acquired and materials are in compliance.

He then inspects the barge where the fireworks are launched multiple times, checking the aim of the...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 17:26

EUREKA - It wasn’t just police officers on the streets last night. Fire prevention officers were also patrolling Eureka making sure celebrations didn’t get out of hand.

Two members of the Humboldt County Fire Prevention Officers Association patrolled Eureka neighborhoods to ensure laws were being followed.

Battalion Chief Chris Emmons said no citations were issued, but those not...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 17:25

EUREKA - North Eureka was blanketed in smoke after a transient campfire spread to grassland along the waterfront.

Just before 1:00p.m., Humboldt Bay Fire responded to waterfront drive at T Street where a transient man's campfire had spread into the grassland.

First arriving engines checked for occupants then began using hand tools to cut lines behind the blaze.

The area...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 17:24