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By Braly Whisler

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire and Arcata Fire District joined together today to get some hands on training.

The two teams received some hands on experience ON Monday using the Jaws of Life.

About once a month emergency responders will need to use extraction tools to rescue victims. Today three platoons from Humboldt Bay Fire as well as Arcata Fire District...

Post date: Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:22

BRICELAND - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating two men suspected of multiple thefts on Elk Ridge Road in Briceland.

The first theft took place last month.

The Briceland resident reported $12,500 worth of property stolen – including water tanks, fifteen solar panels, a power inverter and more.

Ten days ago, the same victim reported another...

Post date: Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:06

SOMES BAR – Firefighters are making progress on the Marble Fire, which is now 90% contained.

As of Monday, Nor Cal Team 2 is transferring command to the Six Rivers National Forest.

Latest information indicates 282 personnel are still on scene with the blaze at 316 acres.

The wildfire started Wednesday at about 2 in the afternoon.

The cause is still under...

Post date: Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:55

EUREKA - The Humboldt County District Attorney's Office has filed felony charges against a Fortuna dentist allegedly operating without a license.

Investigators with the DA's office and Fortuna Police Department claim that Mazair Eshghipour committed multiple violations after purchasing Eel River Valley Dental in 2014. They say that from then until 2016, Mazair not only practiced...

Post date: Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:51

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is calling on support for Coast Seafoods and youth programs, and will consider adding some questions to your November ballot…

In their meeting Tuesday, supervisors are scheduled to sign a letter to the California Coastal Commission asking them to approve the renewal of Coast Seafood’s operational permit.

They note that the...

Post date: Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:46