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March 2014

DEL NORTE COUNTY-Community members protested Monday night after a Del Norte County judge changed his mind and is now reconsidering his original sentence.  The sentence was for the former Crescent Elk Middle School Assistant Principal who was found guilty in the deadly DUI crash that took the life of a Klamath man.

On March 3rd, the judge sentenced Coulter Mann to three years at San...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the North Coast 50 miles off the coast from Eureka. The quake hit at 10:18 p.m. Sunday night and lasted 35 seconds.

"This earthquake was certainly large enough to cause a significant amount of damage, but mother nature put it just far enough off shore." said Lori Dengler, Professor of Geology at Humboldt State University.

Dengler...

EUREKA- Double murder suspect, Bodhi Tree, will appear before a grand jury on March 24th.

Tree is charged for the attempted murder of Rhett August on May 15 in Eureka and the shooting deaths of Christina Schwarz and Alan Marcet three days later in Arcata.

Tree faces the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted. He appeared in court Monday for...

KLAMATH- Six candidates are running for the open position for the Yurok Tribal Council's South District. The elected council member will serve 2,000 tribal members from Trinidad down to Garberville.

 

The position was made open after Council Representative Bonnie Green passed away in January. Sample ballots have already been mailed out to registered voters in the tribe. The...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is moving forward with a jail funding appeal and taking it to the state capitol. The county was counting on a $20 million grant from the state to build a new resource center, to help with the counties realignment issues, but that application was denied, and now the county is pursing an appeal.
 
"This is going...

A 6.8 earthquake Sunday night off the North Coast rattled homes and windows across the region.
 
 
The Farm Store's security camera captured the earthquake's impact around 10:20p.m.Sunday.
 
The rumbling was felt for more than a hundred miles in California and Southern Oregon.
 
The quake produced 20 aftershocks by late Monday morning.
 
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DEL NORTE COUNTY- A missing kayaker was found dead and submerged in water along the Upper South Fork Smith River Monday afternoon. 
 
The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office said the kayaker was John Wilburn, 30 of Grants Pass, Ore. Deputies said Wilburn was with a group of friends Sunday when he got separated from his kayak and then fell out of view. The Coast...

USGS reporting a 6.9 earthquake that hit 48 miles West North West of Ferndale at approximately 10:18 p.m. Sunday. No reports of any injuries or damage. The Quake was felt as far away as Redding and Crescent City. A 4.6 aftershock was reported at 10:51 p.m. 

National Tsunami Warning Center has issued an information statement that there is NO tsunami watch, warning or advisory currently...

NORTH COAST- The Avoid the 7 DUI Task Force added another agency, making it now Avoid the 8. Plus, hundreds turned out to Redwood Acres to watch specially trained dogs display their talents including dog agility, obedience, tricks, and nosework.

NORTH COAST- Hundreds gather to raise funds for local children along the North Coast, plus, the friendly city of Fortuna supports its local library, we’ll tell you how they’re making it all happen. 
 

The Eureka Chamber of Commerce has announced the annual Rhododendron Parade and Festival will be April 26. In keeping with tradition, the popular event will be held the last Saturday in April starting at 10 am.

Grand Marshal’s of the event will be "achieving local youth" who are part of the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce Youth Ambassador Scholarships. In recent years, more than 70-...

FORTUNA- An act of road rage in Fortuna turned violent and deputies are still searching for the suspect. The attack happened on Eel River Drive Wednesday morning just after 10 a.m.
 
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says the 22-year-old victim and his 19-year-old girlfriend were driving southbound on highway 101 when they noticed a blue dodge truck following...

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