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Former Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy Michael Campbell has been sentenced for the motorcycle accident that killed 30-year-old Cara Banducci.

 

“My life is shattered beyond reason,” said the victim’s mother Carol Banducci, during an emotional testimony in the...

Arcata Fire Protection District will swear in their fire Chief and four Captains on Wednesday at the Downtown Fire Department in Arcata.

 

Fire Chief Desmond Cowan said this is part of the restructuring of the department after a grant helped them to put more career firefighters at the downtown location.

 

There are now nine captains on Arcata fire, which means a...

Law enforcement’s most recent effort to reduce marijuana cultivation is an air attack.  

 

“What we were able to do is set up an over flight for him today to see the scope of what we’re dealing with in Humboldt County,” Sheriff Mike Downey said.

 

“He” being Congressman Jared Huffman, who is visiting the North Coast specifically to see the environmental impacts from...

Two way traffic is open after being closed for more than five hours after a semi truck carrying boulders overturned traveling North on Hwy 101. The accident happened at 10:30AM and traffic was immediately closed both ways.

 

The driver, Marc Joseph Leonard of McKinnleyville, was taken to an area hospital and suffered minor injuries.

 

According to CHP Officer Matt...

The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office reports that 33-year-old Zachary Scott has been taken into custody by deputies in Curry County, Oregon. Scott was the suspect in an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in Crescent City and had been at large since August 17th. D.N.S.O. says Scott's arrest came around six...

California is leading the country with a proposal that creates a new safe water limit for the cancer causing contaminant called Chromium-6. 
 
Recent state water tests found about a third of tested water sources had levels of Chromium-6 in the golden state. The proposed regulations would set the maximum contaminant level for Chromium-6 at 10 parts per billion....
The Salmon River Complex Fire burning near the community of Sawyers Bar is expected to be 100% contained by 10pm on Wednesday of this week.
 
The U.S. Forest Service initially predicted 100% containment by Sunday, but forest officials say that the rainfall last night slowed down their ability to contain the fire. Officials add that “containment” is just a...
A necropsy has confirmed that an adult male fisher was killed after ingesting Methomyl, a highly toxic insecticide found at marijuana grow sites.
 
The fisher was found in late July after Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies seized marijuana plants from a grow operation, on Six Rivers National Forest property in Willow Creek. Law enforcement are advising the public...

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