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Arcata Mayor Watson arrested on DUI, possession charges

ARCATA – Mayor Brett Watson was arrested by the California Highway Patrol last night, Sunday, Aug. 1 at 11:13 p.m. and was booked in Humboldt Cunty Jail on charges of DUI - alcohol/drug combination; possession of a controlled substance; and possession of drug paraphernalia. A CHP incident report says that...
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[UPDATE 8 p.m.] Fire Burning Along the Eel River West of Fortuna

A new fire started along the riverbar in between Riverwalk in Fortuna and the Ferndale area a little after 7 p.m. According to Fire Captain Specialist Tran Beyea of Cal Fire, the first reports of the fire indicate that it is four to five acres and burning in grass along the riverbar but moving into a wooded area nearby.
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Three Pounds of Weed Found on Man With Suspended License Driving Vehicle Stolen Out of Oregon, Sheriff’s Office Says

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:. On July 30, 2021, at about 6:37 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the area of 5th and N Street in Eureka observed a vehicle towing a trailer with an expired registration. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and learned that the vehicle towing the trailer had been reported stolen out of Oregon.
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TODAY IN COURT: Defense Puts Forward Plea Offer in Bear River Triple Murder; Plus: The State of Play in Three Other Local Homicide Cases

The prosecution will take 30 days to consider a plea agreement offered by the defense attorney for triple-murder suspect Mauricio Johnson. This morning both Deputy District Attorney Roger Rees and defense attorney Andrea Sullivan asked Judge Christopher Wilson for a continuance in the preliminary hearing for the 19-year-old Johnson, charged with shooting three people to death on Feb. 10 on the Bear River Rancheria.
Mckinleyville, CAkymkemp.com

Firefighter Injured on Azalea Fire Near McKinleyville

A firefighter is being taken to the hospital from the Azalea Fire near McKinleyville, according to the scanner a little after 1 p.m. Scanner traffic stated that a 29-year-old firefighter received 2nd degree burns on his lower leg and was being taken by the ambulance to the hospital. Forward spread...
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Arcata Mayor Brett Watson Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession Late Last Night

Last night, Arcata Mayor Brett Watson was booked into the Humboldt County Jail and briefly held on charges of driving under the influence, and for possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia. The Humboldt County Jail’s arrest logs show that the California Highway Patrol booked Watson into the facility at...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Eureka

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Eureka: Monday, August 2: Patchy drizzle then mostly cloudy during the day; while patchy fog overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Patchy fog then mostly cloudy during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, August 4: Mostly Cloudy; Thursday, August 5: Partly
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Suspect Bites Off Part of Thumb of Arcata Police Officer During Struggle

An Arcata Police officer was seriously injured by a suspect during a fight this morning. According to Chief Brian Ahearn, “At 10:29 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to a physical fight on The Plaza.” Ahearn said that officers attempted to detain one male suspect who continued to struggle. “The suspect...
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Vehicle stolen out of Oregon recovered in Eureka by man transporting cannabis, HCSO says

EUREKA, Calif. — The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:. On July 30, 2021, at about 6:37 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the area of 5th and N Street in Eureka observed a vehicle towing a trailer with an expired registration. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and learned that the vehicle towing the trailer had been reported stolen out of Oregon.
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3 fires reported in Eel River Valley over the weekend

Three separate fires ignited in the Eel River Valley over the weekend. The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department responded to a reported fire around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at a former mill along U.S. Highway 101 in Fortuna. “The fire started within the former PALCO Mill site. By the time we...
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Smoke Report for Northwestern California

In Western Trinity County, the Monument Fire (West of Big Bar) and the McFarland Fire (S/E of Hayfork) are creating some upper-level smoke impacts northwest of these fires. In addition, fire starts from recent thunderstorm activity are creating quite a bit of smoke north of the Salmon Mountains at the Trinity-Siskiyou border. Air quality monitors and the current Air Quality Index (AQI) for communities should be viewed at https://fire.airnow.gov. USFS Air Resource Advisors (ARAs) may be assigned to certain fires impacting our area and may also provide daily Smoke Outlook Forecasts these fires (https://wildlandfiresmoke.net/outlooks/).
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Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Eureka

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Eureka: 1. 800 W Harris St Suite 20 (707) 443-8311; 2. 1105 Myrtle Avenue (707) 443-5081; 3. 2525 4th St (707) 442-0549; 4. 1006 W Wabash Ave 707-441-0920; 5. 411 Harris St 707-443-8039; 6. 2555 Harris St 707-269-0114; 7.
Loleta, CAkymkemp.com

[UPDATE 1:12 p.m.] Fire in Area of Table Bluff

Firefighters are responding to the beach south of Table Bluff Road near Loleta. The fire was reported to be about 1/4 acre just before 12:30 p.m. But at 12:34 p.m., the dispatcher was receiving reports of the fire spreading over two to three acres of the dunes. The local air...
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