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FORTUNA - Neighbors say she will be remembered for taking walks around the neighborhood with a smile.


The woman who fell victim to a fire at her home yesterday has been identified.


Martha Ann Roberston was 76 years old when she died yesterday due to a fire that broke out in her home just after 5AM.


She lived in the Royal Crest Mobile Estates in...

Post date: Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:52

EUREKA - An emergency vehicle with lights and siren comes up behind you.  What should you do?

Humboldt Bay Fire Department is concerned some drivers aren’t reacting correctly when emergency vehicles approach. This puts others on the road at risk including the department or other first responders.

They were on an emergency run recently when drivers reacted dangerously. Some just...

Post date: Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:45

EUREKA - Hikers report a small grass fire off Hikshari’ Trail and call 9-1-1. 

People walking along the trail saw a possible small brush fire today and called for help. The fire was located just east of the trail near Pound Road in South Eureka.

Humboldt Bay Fire found what may have been a small campfire underneath a tree, near some brush.  Fire personnel on the scene commented...

Post date: Wed, 07/12/2017 - 17:28

FORTUNA – It is rodeo week in the friendly city of Fortuna and taking a gallop through history rodeo enthusiasts celebrate the Fortuna Rodeo’s 96th year.

“It’s evolved into a whole week of activities, says Fortuna Rodeo President, Shannon McWhorter.

The Fortuna Rodeo has been quite the success and continues to thrive in their efforts to nurture and train young riders...

Post date: Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:55

EUREKA - A Eureka Police Officer interrupted a burglary as the male suspect escaped out of a shattered glass door with merchandise.

Just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, 44-year-old Kevin Simpson was arrested after he was seen leaving the Old Town business located on West Third Street.

After searching the business no other suspects were found. K-9 Officer Vex assisted in the...

Post date: Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:15