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FORTUNA- They are the words we’ve been waiting to hear all year: fire season is over. On Monday, Cal Fire’s Humboldt Del Norte Unit announced that they are beginning their transition out of fire season.

The recent rain and cooler temperatures across the region are allowing the unit to downstaff their personnel and resources locally. The downstaff will help Cal Fire save money and start...

EUREKA- Highway 101 in Eureka is the main route people use to get through town, but there are issues drivers face.  In the special report, Broadway Bottleneck, News Channel 3 takes a closer look at what those problems are and what is being done about them. 

Right now, driving on Highway 101 in Eureka, Caltrans Traffic Engineers estimate it takes 11 minutes to get from V Street to Kmart...

EUREKA - More than 100 seniors enjoyed an early thanksgiving meal today thanks to the salvation army.

“We feel it's our call to serve people. To love people. In coming out and serving people a meal like this, showing them that they're loved. It's just what we're called to do,” Lt. Tim Danielson, of the Salvation Army, said.

Salvation Army volunteers served up turkey, stuffing,...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT – An autopsy will be performed Tuesday on Dr. Douglas Pleatman, the pilot in Friday's plane crash in Southern Humboldt. 

Dr. Pleatman was the only occupant in the airplane that clipped a fir tree and came crashing down into the South Fork of the Eel River. The airplane was airlifted out of the river Sunday afternoon. The cause of the crash is under investigation and is...

EUREKA - When the cell phone battery dies or the laptop switches to reserve power, an electrical outlet can be your best friend. But what you might not know is how outlets can be dangerous.

This weekend, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to reports of flames caused by an electrical outlet at a home in Eureka. The owners of the home were there when the outlet began radiating heat, and fire...

A wanted Eureka man is arrested by Arcata Police for transportation and possession of drugs. Plus, Saturday's water line break is temporarily fixed and functioning. And a family puts on a fundraiser for a McKinleyville woman currently undergoing treatment for Ewing's Sarcoma. And the Humboldt Vegetarian Society's celebrates Plantsgiving with a potluck. 

NORTH COAST- The identity is released of the pilot killed in a plane crash in Garberville on Friday morning.  A domestic water line to a Eureka business breaks, causing water to leak into the parking lot of a shopping center.  Kim Bergel, who is now leading incumbent Eureka City Council Member Mike Newman, speaks to News Channel 3 about her goals if she is elected.  Food for People kicks off a...

Eureka - Five Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies are moving up in rank.

EUREKA - Sheriff Mike Downey announced the promotions: Two sergeants, Kevin Miller and Dennis Young will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and corporals Jesse Taylor, Justin Braud and Detective Samuel Williams will all be promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Lieutenant Miller will be responsible for areas...

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