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NORTH COAST - The Red Cross was standing by to lend a hand if the recent 6.5 earthquake had been a serious one.

The last time they set up shelters was back in April of 2011 when the Fukushima Quake brought the tsunami waves to the North Coast. Crescent City and Brooking received some serious damage.

Officials with the agency advised everyone should keep a weeks’ worth of food and...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 23:39

TRINITY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE December 8, 2016

 

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at approximately 6:20 am a family member of Rayona Scott called the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center to report that Ms. Scott had hiked into the Six Rivers National Forest North of Trinity Village in Hawkins Bar to pick mushrooms on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 and had not...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 20:12

EUREKA - A domestic violence case leads authorities to arrest a Humboldt Hill man after a search turns up hundreds of pounds of marijuana and a large cache of guns. 28-year old Rama Schafer is now in custody.

Wednesday night Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 69-hundred block of Linda Road for a domestic dispute. Because Schafer was on probation, there was a search clause and 368-...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 20:03

ARCATA- Snow has hit Humboldt, even before winter has officially started.

According to the California Highway Patrol, there were multiple vehicle accidents Wednesday night on SR 299- A reminder to drive slow during wet and snowy weather. Speed was a factor in most of the collisions. 

Officials remind people to keep chains with them while traveling during the winter. It will help...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:52

EUREKA – Two victims sustain injuries after a traffic collision this afternoon in Eureka.

Just after 3:30, a truck collided with a car at the intersection of Spring and West Del Norte Street. The truck then crashed into a parked trailer, as the car rammed into a tree leaving the front end and passenger side, severely damaged. Two men in the car were transported to St. Joseph Hospital...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:36

EUREKA – With Law Enforcement and other State Officials working together. It becomes essential that the communication between officers and other parties are clear and well-organized.

You can imagine the immense pressure of being in a situation involving a suspect running with a gun.

Such circumstance requires skill and quick-thinking.

The Eureka Police Department executed...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:35

ARCATA-Mad River Community Hospital took a dive and a look through the dumpster on Thursday, all for an environmental cause. 

For the first time, several employees and the Green Committee suited-up to sort through weeks’ worth of the hospitals trash, pulling out items that were recyclable. The main goal for the audit was to find out what departments of the hospital need to minimize...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 16:54

EUREKA- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hit just 100 miles off the shore of Cape Mendocino Thursday morning. A previous earthquake of that size caused significant damage along the coast of eureka but it was located 30 miles off land, that’s why specialists say location is of most importance.

Humboldt State University Geology Department suggests people stay in place or under a near...

Post date: Thu, 12/08/2016 - 16:49