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ORLEANS - The whole town of Orleans was out Sunday afternoon to celebrate it’s annual Old Timer’s Day parade and picnic.

“As a technical parade it started in 1948. But it actually started before then, when people would have a picnic or a baseball game and they would all get in their cars or wagons and go to the picnic. Well then it evolved and people started putting flowers on their...

From the Fortuna Police Department:
 
On 6/20/2015 at approximately 6:00pm, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department and Fortuna Police K9 Nordy responded to the 1000 block of S. Fortuna Blvd for the report of Subjects attempting to remove plywood from the residence. Upon arrival the officers located a unsecured door that had been forced open.
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Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Ken Woods confirms his retirement effective the end of January. A Fortuna man is arrested after pulling a firearm on a local teen. Thousands celebrate the 25th Annual Oyster Festival at the Arcata Plaza. The Garberville Rodeo wraps up with the crowning of the Rodeo Queen.

EUREKA - A Eureka man was arrested Friday night for an alleged stolen vehicle after an altercation at a local market.

Law enforcement was called to the 5600-block of South Broadway on Humboldt hill for a disturbance at Country Club Market. En route, they learned the suspect was in a vehicle reported stolen in Eureka earlier in the day.

After a search, that suspect was taken into...

EUREKA - An old barn that had been in a family for over 80 years burned to the ground Thursday. Investigators continue to look for a cause.

The blaze was first reported around 10:30 AM on five acres of remote greenbelt off of S Street just North of Zane Middle School. The property owner heard loud noises in the morning and walked outside. That’s when she noticed smoke coming from the...

NORTH COAST - Congressman Jared Huffman is asking for public input in response to his planned legislation to respond to California’s worst drought in history.

Huffman who is the ranking Democrat on the Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee unveiled his comprehensive plan and wants California citizens to visit the website: huffman.house.gov to read the draft and give feedback. The...

NORTH COAST - Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of Oyster Fest and organizers say they expect between 13,000 to 15,000 thousand people to attend; that means, even more oysters.

The Arcata plaza will be filled with thousands of people all to celebrate the oyster!

"Oyster fest is a big day; it's one of our biggest days at Coast Seafoods Company. So we've been harvesting. Most of...

NORTH COAST - The eelgrass in Humboldt Bay is getting special attention this week by SHN research biologists and HSU interns. 

They’re conducting a baseline study to determine shoot density and metrics of eelgrass beds. It plays a vital role in Humboldt Bay’s marine habitat including crabs, fish and oysters. Coast Seafoods has plans to expand it’s aquaculture areas to create new oyster...