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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt county voters are being asked to weigh in on a countywide sales tax measure this November.

Measure Z is a one-half cent sales tax that would generate an estimated $6 million dollars for the county. The tax would be applied to everything except prescription medications and groceries. If passed, the revenue would go towards the general fund, with an emphasis on...

EUREKA- Humboldt County inmate work crews have been used throughout the county since the 1980s, and will continue to be, despite two inmate walk aways last week.

"I get calls almost every day requesting these guys somewhere because of how hard they work and what they do," said Sgt. Mitch Gratz with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

The City of Eureka contracts the Humboldt...

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council accepted a grant to fund specialized traffic enforcement periods and equipment for the Eureka Police Department.

The Office of Traffic Grant is worth $89,000. It was awarded to the city through a competitive process, where the city’s need for traffic enforcement funding and the city’s ranking in traffic collisions are taken into account. The grant will be...

BLUE LAKE- A burglary suspect has been arrested after fleeing from an armed neighbor and a Humboldt County Sheriff's deputy.

Around 10 a.m. Wednesday a neighbor care taking for a home interrupted a burglary on the 100 block of Hatchery road. The neighbor was armed amd confronted the suspect who fled.

Richard Scott Hall was identified as the burglar by deputies. He allegedly...

Arcata Police Press Release

ARCATA - On 10/22/2014 at about 4:25 am, Officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to Higher Ground at 1360 G Street for a burglary alarm that was sounding. Upon the arrival of officers minutes later, an unknown suspect could be heard fleeing from the area of the business.  Stolen property from the business was found...

EUREKA - Police have begun going door to door to caution citizens after 21 daytime burglaries  in Eureka.

Law enforcement says the neighborhoods of Fairfield, Henderson, parts of Harris and 14th and  Wabash Streets have been hardest hit.

Suspects have been forcing open rear doors or windows, accessing houses through open garages or alleys. Authorities are encouraging...

REDWAY- A Southern Humboldt man is dead and one is in custody after an early morning shooting on Wednesday in Redway. The Humboldt County coroner confirms that 40-year-old Daneyal Mohammad Siddique of Redway is the victim of that shooting.

Around 12:15 Wednesday morning, law enforcement and medical aid was called to the scene after reports of gunfire at Dean Creek Resort in Redway....

EUREKA- A project three years in the making came to a close Wednesday with a ribbon cutting for Grant Elementary School’s brand new crosswalks.

The ceremony celebrated a project completed this summer as part of the safe routes to school program. County public works installed raised crosswalks with enhanced striping, new sidewalks and no parking zones on F and Oak Streets in Eureka....

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