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EUREKA- The charge of attempted murder was dropped on Tuesday for the man accused of assaulting a U.S. Forest Service Officer back in March.

Sanchez’ defense attorney and the prosecutor agreed to waive Sanchez’ preliminary hearing, if the attempted murder charge was dropped. Sanchez’ defense also agreed to add special allegations of causing great bodily injury to two of Sanchez’ other...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Tuesday, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 regarding a possible deceased male at a transient camp off Sprowel Creek Road near the Alderpoint Crossing, Garberville.

Deputies responded to the area described by the caller and located a deceased male. Due to body being partially covered,...

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Tuesday at about 1:00am, an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle towing a U-Haul trailer for an equipment violation in the 1300 block of Sunset Ave.

While speaking with the occupants, the officer smelled the strong odor of green marijuana emanating from the U-Haul trailer. During the...

Four riders on one bike are raising money and awareness as they travel down the left coast.

On September 15, Ryan Hickey, Jeff Belanger Katie Munro and Hamilton Simon along with a support driver, Simon Smith left Canada. They will be traveling through Eureka and on to Mexico in hopes of raising $50,000 for early detection of lung cancer research. They are riding one specially...

Eureka - College of the Redwoods is looking for citizens to help oversee a multimillion-dollar bond measure.

CR’s board of trustees says they have three positions they need to fill. One member needs to be active in a taxpayer’s organization in local, regional or statewide levels. Another member needs to be on an advisory council or foundation in the Redwoods Community College District...

A U.S. Forest Service firefighter was injured during a controlled burn near Bald Hills Road on Monday.
It happened just after 2:30 Monday afternoon. 

According to a forest service official, the burn got out of control and the Plumas National Forest firefighter deployed his safety shelter.  The firefighter received burns to his hands and was rescued and airlifted to a Redding...

FORTUNA- High-speed internet access throughout the county is about to expand. On Monday more than 70 state, county and city leaders met at Fortuna’s River Lodge for the Redwood Coast Connect Broadband Forum.

At the meeting, representatives spoke about upcoming broadband enhancement projects in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. The state is currently funding $300 million in...

EUREKA- A deal between two waste collection companies is up for review at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor’s meeting Tuesday.

The supervisors will review an amendment to a solid waste franchise agreement for the Willow Creek area that would split collection services between Tom’s Trash and Eel River Disposal.

If the amendment is passed, Tom’s Trash will resume solid waste...

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