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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were in Southern Humboldt Monday for their second day of special enforcement this month.

The concentrated enforcement effort is part the sheriff’s office’s new schedule where two deputy crew shifts overlap. The re-adjusted schedule provides two overlap days per month where crews on one shift can receive training or do specialized...

RIO DELL- Property owners in Rio Dell are being asked to vote on a measure to raise funds for the fire department and emergency services. Residents received benefit assessment ballots in the mail last week from the fire department.

The ballots ask property owners to vote for or against a measure that would raise property taxes by nearly $84 per year. Residents currently contribute $4...

EUREKA- A sprinkler system in the Bayshore Mall is credited for saving a business from a fire Monday morning after 8 a.m.

According to Humboldt Bay Fire, the first crews on scene reported seeing water coming from Gianni's For Men with security staff saying there was smoke inside. Additional support responded and fire crews searched the area and found a small fire that had been...

MCKINLEYVILLE - Humboldt County Sheriff's received a call around 3 a.m. Sunday morning of a shooting near Dows Prairie Elementary School. The call came from a local hospital where a 17-year old male was being treated for a shot to the neck.

“When the deputy got to the ER, met the young man and his mother, the young man said he'd been walking on Dows Prairie Road, southbound, near Dows...

CRESCENT CITY - Del Norte County residents will vote on a measure this November to decide if the annual fair will get to continue. At this point, the funds for the fair will run out by 2016 but Measure F hopes to overcome that.

The measure calls for a quarter of a percent sales tax increase for a period of 7 years. That will bring the current sales tax from 7.5% to 7.75 percent%. The...

ARCATA- The two cut down billboards along highway 101 are now gone. Over the weekend volunteers for Coastal Cleanup Day tour down the fallen signs.

Earlier this year the billboards were cut down illegally under the cover of night by an unknown suspect. The suspect or suspects have not been caught despite photos of the alleged suspect.

Only the legs of the billboard are visible...

The following is from the California Highway Patrol:

On the afternoon of Monday, a single vehicle traffic collision on US-101, south of the St. Louis overcrossing, resulted in one fatality and multiple injuries to the occupants.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., a silver Toyota 4runner with four occupants was traveling erratic southbound on US-101.  For reasons still under...

EUREKA- A report by the California Homeless Youth Project reveals that as of 2013, Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties have a higher than number of school-aged kids that are homeless than the state average.  The report also shows Mendocino County is below the state average.

The California Homeless Youth Project reports more than 5 percent of school-aged children in Humboldt County...

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