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CLAM BEACH- The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has released the cause of death of the man who died on Clam Beach last week.

Officials confirm 74-year-old Arthur Blomquist of Eureka died from a heart attack last Thursday morning while clamming on Clam Beach. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body about a half of a mile south of the Clam Beach Campground. People at the...

EUREKA- Meth, scales and packaging materials were found inside a Eureka home Monday while the EPD P.O.P. Unit served a search warrant.

58 year old Charles Didier was arrested around 4 p.m. At his home on the 700 block of Allard Avenue. EPD officers say they found nearly 2 ounces of meth, enough for almost 560 individual hits of the illegal drug.

Didier was booked into the jail...

EUREKA- Humboldt County Board of Supervisors passed the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year Budget on Tuesday, with slight adjustments to Measure Z funding.

The board voted 4 to 0, with Supervisor Mark Lovelace absent, to pass the $319 million budget. As part of that budget, proposed measure z funding allotments for the sheriff and D.A.'s office were cut by 10 percent, to allow funding for road...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- The Emerald Triangle is the target of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force's marijuana eradication efforts this week. Deputies are serving warrants as part of a tri-county marijuana enforcement operation.

Deputies are serving search warrants on properties near where the Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties meet, particularly the Island Mountain area. The operation...

EUREKA- A big change is coming to Humboldt Bay fire, now that Chief Ken Woods has announced his plans to retire.

Chief Woods began his career in the fire service 27 years ago in Sacramento and he’s had an exceptional career here in Humboldt County. He was awarded the Ronny Jack Coleman California Fire Chief of the Year Award in 2012. But just three years later, has decided to retire....

MCKINLEYVILLE- The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee is expected to approve several changes to McKinleyville's Central Avenue Wednesday.

Humboldt County Public Works is set to present the final designs for the road between Anna Sparks Way and Hiller Road. Those designs include green colored bike lanes, pedestrian crossings with islands due to the distance between the stoplights...

EUREKA- Officers with the Eureka Police Department were involved in two separate violent encounters over the weekend.

The first incident happened on early Saturday morning, when an officer attempted contact with a suspicious suspect near Church Street and A Street.  That man, 48-year-old Eureka resident Waymond Starritt, allegedly punched the officer several times in the face. ...

KLAMATH RIVER- Environmental experts are warning North Coast residents about a blue-green algae threat in the Klamath River.

The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program reports a presence of the potentially fatal algae in the Klamath River from Roy Rook to the Estuary.  Experts warn people not to go in this water. Sample results from less than two weeks ago in this area exceed California’s ...