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ARCATA- An 86-year-old is dead after a fire broke out inside his on West End road home. According to Humboldt County Coroner Dave Parris, Jack P. Wilson, died in the fire most likely due to smoke inhalation he said.

The fire started in a car parked inside the home's garage. According to Arcata Fire Protection's Public Information Officer, Jenny Williamson, the exact cause will not be...

SAMOA- The Crimson Polaris arrived Monday to the Humboldt Bay chip dock to be loaded with woodchips.

The ship will be taking the chips to China as part of the first international trade out of Humboldt Bay in years. The facility is owned by the Green Diamond Resource Company and was closed in 2012 for upgrades.

Officials say that loading the ship with woodchips will take up to...

LOLETA- the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria tribe held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday for a new crosswalk. The crosswalk will allow pedestrians to safely cross Singley Road near the Bear River Casino.

It is part of a project to improve safety for residents and visitors to the area. The tribe worked with county officials to install the crosswalk and electric signage on the...

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell will introduce the new City Manager at Tuesday's special council meeting, there they will discuss adopting a fine for residents who use excessive amounts of water.

The proposal would force residents to pay a fine each time they go over their 50 gallon-a-day limit. If residents exceed their allowance for the month they will be charged double then charged...

BROOKINGS, OR.- An off-duty Pelican Bay Corrections Officer is killed after crashing head-on into a tree.
 
29-year-old Joel Ramos of Brookings, Oregon was driving northbound on Highway 101 Saturday morning about a mile north of the California border. Oregon State Troopers confirmed Ramos had just off work at Pelican Bay State Prison, and was on his way home when...

EUREKA- The new pastor at Saint Bernard’s Church in Eureka has stepped in.  He says the murder of Father Eric Freed and the recent burglary of the church rectory are not going to stop him from helping people in the community.

Father Thomas Diaz, also known as Father Tom, served as a Priest at St. Bernard’s Church in Eureka from 1981-1985. Since then, the 59-year-old Sonoma native has...

FERNDALE- About 200 dogs and their owners enjoyed some sunshine for the last day of the Lost Coast Kennel Club All Breed Agility Trials in Ferndale.

Dogs have been competing in a variety of different agility courses since the trials began on Saturday.  Participants from throughout the West Coast brought their pooches to the event. Winners in each of the four categories earn credits to...

EUREKA- A Fortuna man who walked away from a Humboldt County Jail Work Crew in Arcata last month is back in custody.

26-year-old Ronald Sanchez was serving a sentence for a parole violation stemming from a burglary when he escaped on June 4th. Then on Saturday morning, a citizen reported an attempted burglary in the Burr Valley area to authorities and identified Sanchez as...

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