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EUREKA- The North Coast is remembering a local hero who died in service to the United States.

Twenty-six-year-old US Army Sgt. Christopher Mulalley of Eureka died in Afghanistan on Friday.  Officials at Fort Hood, where he was stationed, confirm his death was the result of a non-combat related incident, which is still under investigation.  However, family members say they were informed...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday, at approximately 10:00 p.m. two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies saw a white 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo driving erratically on US 101 in Orick. The deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, and spoke with the driver. The driver identified himself as Brian Keith MacPhetridge, 39 years old, from Colfax,...

Sofia Periera will announce her candidacy for Arcata City Council on Tuesday, August 26 at 12:15 pm. The announcement will take place on the Arcata City Hall lawn. Periera is the first candidate to qualify for the four year Arcata City Council term.

Weaverville - All evacuation notices have been lifted after fire fighters continued to make progress on the Oregon Fire burning in Trinity County. Cal Fire authorities say a vehicle towing a boat started the 580-acre forest fire Sunday near Weaverville. The blaze is 45 percent contained as cooler temperatures and decreased winds have allowed crews to make good progress. 

One structure...

Honeydew - A man has lost his life after crashing a motorcycle on Mattole Road in southern Humboldt.

California Highway Patrol reports that Saturday night, a 42-year-old Rio Dell resident was traveling west on Mattole Road near the Honeydew CalFire station when for unknown reasons he lost control and went off the roadway. The driver was ejected and sustained fatal injuries. The...

ARCATA- Work continues on US 101 in Arcata, as Caltrans crews install more than 1.5 miles of a safety cable barrier.

The purpose of the nearly $1 million project is to improve the safety on US 101 between the 11th street bridge and the Arcata Overhead Bridge by adding cable barriers to the median.  Construction began two months ago and is expected to be complete by the end of...

CUTTEN- Cutten and Ridgewood Elementary schools will have more money for clubs and extracurricular thanks to a decades old program.

The box tops for education program offers 10 cents per each box top sent in a by a school. This summer the Cutten-Ridgewood PTA discovered a misplaced five-gallon bucket filled with 7,905 box tops at one of the schools. Those box tops were collected over...

ARCATA- Many students on the North Coast were back in class for the first day of school on Monday.  HSU was also back in session, with its new president at the helm.

President Lisa Rossbacher is currently working to develop a new strategic plan.  The plan is focused on enhancing academic programs, athletics and facilities at the school, while making sure school funds are spent as...

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