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EUREKA- Pacific Gas and Electric officials confirm balloons caused thousands of Eureka residents to lose power on Wednesday evening.

More than 3,600 customers lost power just after 6:30 p.m., from north of Harris Street to Del Norte Street, Harris Street south to Fairway Drive, Union Street east to J Street and along Campton Road.  PG&E officials say metallic balloons collided with...

MCKINLEYVILLE- It's been two years in the making and Wednesday night, the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee has approved plans presented by County Public Works to make changes to Central Avenue.

Ben Shepherd, Chair of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee said, "There are limited choices. There's a menu of options that you can do. It's not an unlimited choice and so we...

RED BLUFF-The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reports that the remains of a body they found in 1990 is a woman who went missing out of Eureka.

Rosemma Mendenhall’s sister reported her missing to the Eureka Police Department in 1998, when she would have been 52. At that time, Mendenhall’s sister told authorities she had not seen her sister for the last five years, but that Rosemma...

EUREKA- Humboldt County is closer to seeing cruise ships dock locally for the first time since 2012.

In May, the Vice President of Cruise the West, a group of West Coast Port Authorities that recruit cruise lines, met with itinerary planners with eight cruise lines at a conference in Miami, where he says they expressed interest in docking in Humboldt Bay as soon as 2017.  Now, Bruce...

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department is proposing an increase to the current fire assessment fee for property owners in the area.

Tuesday night, the department held it's first public outreach meeting. Since 1997, residents in the area have been paying three dollars per unit, amounting to 12 dollars per year. The proposed increase, will be closer to 18 to 20 dollars per unit or...

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell is moving forward to improve economic development in the area.

The City Council heard a presentation Tuesday night on a survey listing the needs of the community and available resources. Those needs included creating livable wage jobs, not just in the city but the region and creating a better retail environment to improve the overall economic situation....

EUREKA - The Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group is beginning to establish a vision, as work begins to update the 1986 Harbor Local Coastal Plan.

The group presented an informational discussion Wednesday on ways to entice businesses to the harbor. Visions for the future included national and international shipping facilities, commercial and recreational eureka waterfront uses, along with...

ARCATA - With the 4th of July right around the corner, firework booths are beginning to set-up. However, they can’t conduct business until they’re inspected by city officials.

The 4th of July is time to celebrate our independence and a time for family, fun and fireworks. But there are stiff regulations in the fireworks business.

"Before they can get any of their products into...