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EUREKA- Dozens of community members are expected to lace up their shoes Tuesday for the Mental Health Matters Walk in Eureka.

The Department of Health and Human Services is inviting the public to take part. It will begin at the Hope Center on Wood Street and make it’s way to the courthouse for a rally.

Six speakers including Captain Brian Stephens with the Eureka Police...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt Bay Fire is reminding residents to check their smoke alarms on a regular basis to ensure they’re working properly.

The fire department says you should change the batteries every six months, or as an easy reminder, do it when the time changes.

Older smoke alarms will soon be phased out in stores and replaced with a new smoke alarm that’s required in...

EUREKA- A Eureka man was arrested Sunday in possession of a loaded firearm and a stolen dog.

Around 3:20 p.m. officers received reports of a robbery near Bayshore Mall. No robbery occurred but officers learned that Brian Mello, 37, of Eureka was in possession of a dog stolen from a camp behind Bayshore Mall and had been seen with a handgun last week.

Officers located Mello with...

SAMOA- The Humboldt Bay Harbor District says the person who stole a forklift from the harbor's Redwood Dock Warehouse had known a lot about the security before committing the crime.

The district noticed the equipment was missing last week. The suspect broke through three locks leading into the back of the warehouse below the cookhouse.

The district says the suspect must have...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are working to secure $50,000 acre feet of water ahead of anticipated stress on fisheries this summer.

At Tuesday's meeting the board will vote to send a letter to the Bureau of Reclamation calling for the water in advance to later be released into the Trinity River.

Water was released late last summer after tribal members...

EUREKA- A Humboldt County jury announced it's verdict today in the Juan Ferrer murder trial. Ferrer was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and guilty of a special enhancement of using a lethal weapon to kill Arcata chef, Douglas Anderson-Jordet in November of 2013.


NORTH COAST - Local elementary students will get an opportunity for hiking, learning and having fun in the outdoors all while they’re in school.

It’s in its third year and called the “Ticket to Ride Program.” Redwood National and State Park will host 220 students from Alice Birney Elementary School from Eureka. They’ll attend in two classes over four days and take ranger guided tours...

BLUE LAKE - The Blue Lake City Council is looking for a prospective new council member after one of their own took a leave of absence.

Lana Manzanita had to step away due to illness. Officials adopted a resolution to appoint a replacement. A 30-day application period has been opened up and interested parties can apply on the cities' web site: www....