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EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office will not eliminate late night inmate releases, against recommendations of this year’s Grand Jury Report.

On Tuesday, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors reviewed department responses to those recommendations. According to the sheriff’s office official response to the Grand Jury Report, stopping late night releases is unreasonable because...

FORTUNA- Members of the FBI, DEA and other federal agencies were in the Friendly City Tuesday, meeting with local tribal leaders and law enforcement officials.

The annual two-day event at Fortuna’s River Lodge brought together dozens of enforcement agencies from across Humboldt, Del Norte, Mendocino and Lake counties.

The group worked to collaborate and discuss issues relating to...

EUREKA - “These are young kids that often times don't hold safety to the same regard that adults do and they're not always watching out for their own safety. So we have to do that as a community,” Officer Matt Harvey, public information officer for the California Highway Patrol, said.

October 20 through 24 is National School Bus Safety Week and the North Coast is on board.

“This...

ARCATA - Humboldt State University is hosting two journalists from Germany this week to promote German-American understanding in broadcasting.

The journalists, Liane Gruss and Annette Walter, are part of a program designed to give foreign media the chance to see journalism practiced and taught in the United States.

During the week, the two professionals are sitting in on some of...

EUREKA- The first draft of a Humboldt County ordinance intended to legalize commercial marijuana farming will be written on Wednesday.

Cannabis growers, business owners, and county officials will be among the people at the Cannabis Stakeholders Summit.  Two members of the Board of Supervisors will be at the Summit as well. The ordinance that will be drafted is designed to allow...

CALIFORNIA- Officials with Caltrans say a new game for mobile and computer devices is designed to teach teen drivers safe driving through highway work zones.

The release of the game “Distraction Zone” comes during National Teen Driver Safety Week.  Caltrans created the game through a collaboration with the California Office of Traffic Safety, the California Highway Patrol and...

MCKINLEYVILLE- A single-wide travel trailer ignited near a McKinleyville home on Tuesday morning, and officials say it's suspicious.

Crews from the Arcata Fire Protection district responded to the fully engulfed fire around 3 a.m. on Norton Road. The fire was also threatening the house on the property. Officials say this fire is suspicious and neighbors say the blaze started shortly...

ARCATA- The fence surrounding city property between 7th street and the Uniontown Plaza Shopping Center in Arcata will remain a permanent fixture said staff.

The chain link fence borders the land that separates the shopping center from the street. Before the fence the area was used as a gathering place.

Lt. Ryan Peterson of the Arcata Police Department said officers responded to...

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