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EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department continues to investigate a rash of dumpster fires that broke out over the weekend.

The five fires were in downtown Eureka and occurred between 11 p.m. Saturday night and about 5 a.m. Sunday morning. While assisting with fire suppression, EPD officials located 70-year-old Eureka resident Ray Keene near one of the fires.  Keene is currently on summary...

Scotia - A hay truck caught fire shutting down Highway 101 in both directions south of Rio Dell.

 The truck caught fire and spread to near-by vegetation. Authorities say it happened around 4:30 this afternoon after Kyle Miranda of Ferndale noticed a fire in his trailer and pulled over. Sparks from the fire spread from the hay into surrounding vegetation and burned around half an acre. ...

EUREKA- A raven found in Humboldt County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services officials confirm.

The raven is the first infected bird confirmed in the county this year. Officials say that because the bird tested positive, the virus is also present within the county’s mosquito population. Birds can carry the disease, which...

EUREKA- Humboldt County’s CalFresh program is seeing a record number of people served this year. The program has increased its total reach by 83 percent since 2008.

The CalFresh program helps low-income households put healthy food on their tables through federally subsidized EBT cards. This year the Department of Health and Human Services reports that they are now serving 18,641...

BLUE LAKE- Illegal fireworks, drug paraphernalia, and methamphetamine are among the list of illegal items found after a routine traffic stop in Blue Lake.

A Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy stopped the vehicle around 9:30 pm Sunday for speeding, but after a search of the driver’s truck law enforcement found 9 grams of methamphetamine, less than one ounce of marijuana and a Firequick ...

FORTUNA- A K-9 is being thanked for his help finding a domestic violence suspect.

Around 5:30 pm Sunday Fortuna Police officers responded to a call on the 4000 block of Mill Street where a man had allegedly assaulted his former girlfriend. 37-year-old Robert Zamora fled the house when officers arrived but was located by police K-9 “Nordy”. Zamora was lying in thick brush 200 yards from...

GARBERVILLE- A Georgia man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the foot after being reportedly shot in the hills near Garberville while camping. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Department is currently searching for the shooter.

According to the Sheriff's Office the 21-year-old victim had been camping in the hills for three weeks. The victim told deputies he was camping with a friend...

KLAMATH- Multiple federal, state and local agencies have wrapped up a multi-day marijuana raid in Yurok Tribal Land. Several thousands of marijuana plants were found and excessive environmental damage is reported.

 

12,898 marijuana plants, over 300 pounds of processed marijuana and seven firearms were found. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office the team located...