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EUREKA - A wanted parolee was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase through Henderson Center in Eureka.

Taken into custody was 36-year old Julian Shaffer.Just after 12:30 Friday afternoon, an officer with EPD noticed a parked Chevrolet Camaro with a suspicious male inside. When the officer approached, the suspect started his vehicle and fled east on Harris. A...

EUREKA - One man is dead after he is struck by a vehicle in Eureka. 

Just before 6:30 Friday evening, a white van traveling on Broadway near McCullen’s Avenue struck a pedestrian crossing the street. Police say the victim was unconscious when they arrived on scene. The man later died of his injuries. One lane of Broadway was closed for several hours as officers conducted their...

NORTH COAST - The unemployment rates from December are in and according to statistics, Humboldt County has improved. 

The county went from 22nd in rank to 21st among the 58 counties statewide. The unemployment rate for Humboldt is currently 6.4 percent, a .5 percent decrease since November. Experts say, seasonal hiring could be reflected in December's numbers since 100 additional jobs...

WILLITS- Three construction workers were sent to the hospital when a portion of the Willits Bypass Project collapsed on Thursday afternoon.

Just before 2:30 p.m., workers were pouring concrete for the viaduct portion of the Willits Bypass Project, which is located constructed east of Downtown Willits, over a flood plain.

"The falsework collapsed under the weight of the concrete...

CRESCENT CITY - Visitors to Crescent City Harbor will be seeing more improvements in the near future. The Harbor District is now preparing to extend their California Coastal Trail.

The Del Norte Local Transportation Commission granted the district over 370 thousand dollars to extend their current trail from Citizens Dock Road, continuing to Anchor Way, and ending at South Beach. It's...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee has voted to deny taking a request for county wide mobile home rent stabilization to the Board of Supervisors.

The measure was denied at Wednesday night's meeting. Advisory committee members say they decided not to pass the initiative because of a previous rent stabilization measure in the 90's. That measure created a Rent...

BLUE LAKE - Mad River Alliance is teaming up with California Trout this year for the Second Annual Humboldt Steelhead Days. 

It's a celebration of steelhead spawned in the cold clean waters of Northern California. Saturday is Family Fun Day and will kick off the first day of the two-week-long event. Steelhead Days boasts several fishing involved activities, but the one that draws out...

FORTUNA- Students in Fortuna came home with purple pinkies on Friday in support of polio eradication worldwide.

"When you pay a dollar, you paint your pinky purple and then you put your finger print on the board," 8th Grader Casandra Cortes said.

Students at Fortuna Middle School lined up to get their pinkies painted, with the donation of one dollar going towards the fight...

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