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October 2013

SAMOA- A shark attacked local surfer Jay Scrivner on Sunday in Samoa. Officials said it happened around 8:30 a.m. near the North Jetty when he was bitten on his upper left thigh. Scrivner said,
 
"I went surfing with all of my oldest friends. We ran down the beach just hollering about how great the waves were."
 
Scrivner said he has been...
LOLETA- A metal pipe bomb found was found in the backyard of a home Sunday afternoon.
 
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said the residents who rented the home still have not been reached and also confirm with News Channel 3 that it is the same home involved in a suspected act of arson in June. 
 
The pipe bomb was found around 10:30...

"It’s called the SHU, Security Housing Unit," said 54-year-old Salvador Diaz through a meal slot into his cell, at Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Unit. He’s lived a cell in the California prison system for 28 years.

 

"Still I do what I gotta do to pass my time,” he says, including starving himself with thousands of other inmates statewide because of his living...

Humboldt County students are learning about how bullying can impact their classmates as part of a month long anti-bullying campaign. Students at Sunny Brae Middle School learned about the different types of bullying and what they can do to prevent it.

 

"Bullying has a great affect on a lot of different people, and it's really important and everyone really needs to coexist nicely...

Voting for special and school districts are open to Humboldt County residents before the official voting date. Less than 20 positions are up for vote for positions at Eureka City Schools, Northern Humboldt Union High School District and Manila Community Services District.

 

Not all residents in Humboldt County are voting, only areas where positions are open. Sample Ballots have...

Proponents of the state of Jefferson are looking to Del Norte and Humboldt County to join the two other counties that have voted to secede from the state. The meetings will both be held this week to discuss the state of Jefferson and what steps the community would have to take to leave California.

 

A meeting will be held at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds at 6:00PM on Tuesday...

The City of Fortuna has unveiled its new welcome sign today.  It’s at the south end of the city…at Ross Hill and Fortuna Boulevard. It was a project led by Leadership Fortuna…they secured about 75-hundred dollars to get it built. It’s made of redwood…rock and tile.

It was designed by local artist, Robert Moeller, who used the Humboldt County landscape as his inspiration.  The old sign...

A local non-profit recently hit by theft is not letting hard times get in the way of their grad opening.  The Butler Valley – Carole Sund Center is a community resource devoted to helping individuals with intellectual challenges to acquire skills necessary to achieve maximum independence and realize their full potential. The center is located on 4-acres of agricultural land as you leave Eureka...

NORTH COAST- Residents were evacuated in Loleta after the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad found a live explosive device in the backyard of a home on Montgomery Street.

In Samoa a shark attack happened near the North Jetty, witnesses tell News Channel 3 that the surfer was a professor at College of the Redwoods and is expected to recover.

NORTH COAST- Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office are still looking for a suspect who allegedly held a gas station store clerk at gunpoint and took off with cash. Also, there are several weekend events around the North Coast and our cameras were there Saturday to capture the annual Apple Harvest Festival, Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale, and Pastels on the Plaza in Arcata. 

There's a new acting warden at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City. He has a long history with California Corrections facilities, and he came out of retirement to take the job.

 

“My honest opinion of the institution is I really want to make sure that you folks are very informed and I want to be very transparent, I want to show the prison," New acting Warden Ron Barnes said...

A federal judge is expected to decide on hearings about Northwest Killing Spree suspects David Pedersen and Holly Grigsby facing the death penalty.

 

The two have admitted to a string of four murders from Washington State to Eureka, where Reggie Clark was shot and killed in 2011. In a motion filed in Oregon, where the third murder took place, Grigsby’s defense has asked for more...

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