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CRESCENT CITY- Officials say eight Pelican Bay Correctional officers were injured after inmates allegedly staged a fight to ambush prison personnel.

Two inmates began fighting in a maximum security outdoor yard around 10:30 Wednesday morning, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Staff used chemical agents and batons in an attempt to stop the fight, but the pair would not relent.

Post date Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 18:39

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EUREKA - Students from area high schools got a lesson in professional development at the Boys and Girls Club Second Annual Career Fair.

More than a dozen representatives including medical providers, state agencies and private businesses were on hand to share what it takes to start a career.

The fair offered a chance to learn networking skills and hear directly from employers why...

Post date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 17:31

NORTH COAST - That wasn't Rudolph running around Cutten Thursday morning. Students at the North Coast Learning Academy enjoyed their third annual field day while raising money for children in need as part of Red Nose Day.

The event kicked off with a jog-a-thon. The school expected to raise about $2,000 for science programs and gym equipment based on the pledges the students garnered....

Post date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 17:26

ARCATA - As you make plans for Memorial Day weekend California Highway Patrol reminds you that traffic safety never takes a holiday.

In spite of landslides on major North Coast highways, CHP expects increased congestion on local roadways.

Beginning Friday night at 6:00 through midnight Monday, officers will be out in full force enforcing all traffic laws with an emphasis on...

Post date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 17:13

EUREKA – The AHHA (Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives) is working towards creating tiny houses for a homeless encampment.

For nearly three years, the organization has been in the works of creating these tiny homes.

Now, it buckles down to obtaining space.

With two tiny houses assembled, and one in the process of construction, AHHA is working towards renting or...

Post date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 16:02

CRESCENT CITY – Over 1,200 Pelican Bay State Prison Staff Members are trained to deescalate chaotic situations.

Deputy Press Secretary, Kerry Thornton says that risks of trauma are elevated in super maximum-security prisons.

“Working in a prison, there are all kinds of things that can be traumatic. I worked for the prison in the system, but I don't work in a prison so I don't...

Post date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 15:46

CRESCENT CITY – A riot transpired Wednesday morning at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City leaving 8 officers and 7 inmates hospitalized.

This Investigation is ongoing according to AA and PIO of Pelican Bay State Prison, Lt. Jessica Berg.

Even though the staff members are trained to subdue altercations between inmates they were outnumbered a little over 90 to 8.

It...

Post date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 15:45

The "Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives" is working towards creating tiny houses for a homeless encampment.

 

For nearly 3 years, the organization has been in the works of creating tiny homes.

 

Now, it buckles down to obtaining space. With 2 tiny houses assembled, and a third one in the process of construction, AHHA is working towards renting or leasing...

Post date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 23:10

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Last night in part one of our best kept secrets, I told you about how the Timber Heritage Association has acquired an impressive collection of buildings, train engines, cars and all the tools of the trade. They also have some big plans to use the items to build a living, breathing historical museum and excursion train.

So many travelers through the area are heading to...

Post date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 21:43

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Residents of Del Norte County will have an opportunity to weigh in on important transportation issues and their input may help fund different projects.

The Del Norte Local Transportation Commission just launched their crowdsourcing tool. People can access the site through their computers and smart phones.

Director, Tamera Leighton says: whether it’s a transit...

Post date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 20:53
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