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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Wildfire season is quickly approaching and Cal Fire says it’s important homeowners take a few extra precautions to help keep their home safe.

Fire season will begin early this year for the Humboldt Del Norte Unit. Fire Captain, Laura Coleman said, “We’re dealing with more extreme fire behavior with the drought, the fuels are drier, the fire moves faster.”

The...

CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County man was sentenced to prison after a court found him guilty of lewd and lascivious acts with a 15-year old minor.

36-year old Shawn Robert Frillman of Crescent City must serve the maximum three years in a state penitentiary. The conviction stems from an incident that took place at Frillman’s home in November of 2014.

Authorities say his house was...

MENDOCINO COUNTY - Heavy seas claimed the lives of three abalone divers over the weekend in Mendocino County.

Emergency personnel responded to the Casper shoreline  four miles north of  of Mendocino.

Five divers were attempting to harvest abalone in seven to eight foot swells. Three men got trapped in the surf and a 911 call was made by a fisherman in the area. Responders found...

NORTH COAST - A good old fashioned squall hit the North Coast today and almost 1500 PG&E customers were without power.

The rains hit hard this afternoon and the majority of those who lost electricity were in the Eel River Valley. By 7:30 this evening, most of those customer’s had been restored.

However, around 120 residents from Loleta, Hydesville and Carlotta continue to be...

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ARCATA- HSU police are questioning a student who allegedly threatened to set off a bomb on campus.

In an email sent out to all students and staff, the school says a freshman student was detained Monday morning after allegedly making threatening comments on social media Sunday night.

The threats were made on a popular smart phone app called Yik-Yak. Where people within a 10 mile...

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EUREKA- The deadline to file taxes is Wednesday and while the IRS says two out of three taxpayers have already filed, millions still have not.

But if you haven't filed yet don't worry, you can do it right where you're sitting as long as you have a smart phone or mobile device.

"It's as easy as taking a snap shot, filling your information in and you're good to go," US Cellular...

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ARCATA - The Arcata Fire Protection District mourns the loss of a great leader, mentor and volunteer.

Captain George Alan Davis passed away Saturday night at his home in McKinleyville. Davis began his career in Arcata as a volunteer in 1974. He was promoted to Fire Captain and Acting Battalion Chief, where he provided leadership and incident command with the personnel of Arcata Fire....

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BLUE LAKE - A trail that was first introduced back in the 90’s, to connect Blue Lake to Arcata is finally making progress.

The Annie and Mary Trail is a concept to create a trail along the previous historic railroad, linking Blue Lake to Arcata.

“The railroad was last used in 1995 and since then there’s been a lot of community interest in converting the railroad to a trail,” said...

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