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A 30-year-old local man is dead after an altercation this morning at a home in the 6100 block of Walnut Drive in Ridgewood.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said that they call came in just after 10:00 a.m. of a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Witnesses told deputies that two white male suspects entered their house armed with a baseball bat. When deputies arrived on scene...

Commercial crab season opens tomorrow, but a dispute in price could delay the season. Plus, Small Business Saturday hits the North Coast. Our cameras were in Old Town Eureka today for the second annual event.

There was bad news and good news on Humboldt’s jobless rate. It ticked up last month but we remain down a significant amount in comparison to last year. That’s according to the County’s Employment Development Department.

Humboldt County’s preliminary October unemployment rate is 7.8 percent. That’s up by just .1 percent from September’s results. But Humboldt County remained down 1.6...

The Avenue of the Giants will be temporarily closed next week near Weott as workers start in to repair a broken pipeline.

This comes three months after nearly twenty thousand gallons of water were stolen from one of the water tanks. In an effort to refill the tank, a water line broke forcing the town to conserve their water. A local state of emergency was declared three times by the...

Firefighters from Humboldt Bay Fire gave Aanta a ride over to the gazebo in Old Town Eureka. St. Nick said hello to children and parents who were gathered downtown to catch a glimpse of the Christmas legend.

Santa makes a yearly visit to downtown Eureka as one of his first stops in the Holiday season. While Santa was there he took a seat to get an idea of what some local children wanted...

Local business owners are encouraging shoppers to extend their Black Friday spending for one more day to help support local businesses. Across the country and locally, businesses are participating in 'Small Business Saturday.'

Businesses are offering special deals and savings to bring customers out to their stores.

Eureka Main Street Executive Director, Charolette McDonald, said...

Retailers at the Bayshore Mall saw an increase in customer traffic and sales on Black Friday, after opening four hours earlier on Thanksgiving night. Stores were offering customers up to fifty percent savings to entice them to buy.

"The response from our tenants has been really good in terms of sales compared to last year," said Kirk White, General Manager of the Bayshore Mall.

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The US Forest Service has lifted the closure order for the Salmon River Complex and Butler Fire Areas.

Authorities say forest visitors are now permitted within the burned area. Officials caution that hazards in the burned area still exist. These include increased potential for falling or downed trees; trail damage and increased potential for mud slides. Careful trip planning is...

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