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March 2014

CRESCENT CITY- A California Sea Lion was found entangled in Crescent City on Sunday.

The North Coast Marine Mammal Center says that this sea lion is the fourth one to be found caught in something over the last three months.  Marine officials do not know exactly what the sea lions are getting caught in, and have not been able to break any of them free from their entanglements. 


Post date: Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:19
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 03-21-2014, at approximately 2:15 a .m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 32 year old female assault victim at the Country Club Market. Deputies and medical personnel responded to the market and met with the victim and a female witness who was a friend of the victim.  Deputies saw the victim...
Post date: Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:11

NORTH COAST- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss a possible high-energy use tax for areas in the county on Tuesday. Plus, hundreds of colorful runners lace up their sneakers and run for a cause.

Post date: Sun, 03/23/2014 - 19:33

NORTH COAST- A procession of law enforcement will travel 60 miles along Highway 101 and 1 to the memorial service of Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino in Fort Bragg on Wednesday. Plus, the first tsunami...

Post date: Sat, 03/22/2014 - 19:08
CRESCENT CITY- It was a memorable day in Del Norte County Saturday afternoon as the community gathered to celebrate the years of reconstruction to Crescent City’s new harbor. The $54 million project is the first tsunami-resistant port on the West Coast.
"It was a long and arduous process, there was a lot of uncertainty along the way, a lot of obstacles to...
Post date: Sat, 03/22/2014 - 18:51

There’s good news regarding jobs here on the North Coast. Humboldt County’s preliminary unemployment rate has "not" changed from eight percent from February. January’s revised rate was the same. The county is down one percent from February of last year. This is Humboldt County’s lowest February jobless rate since 2008.

Humboldt County remained ranked twenty-second in the state's...

Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 23:55

Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor, Tyrone Kelly has been selected to be the Director of Engineering at the Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Regional Office in Vallejo. The Pacific Southwest Region covers all of California, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.

Kelly has been Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor since June of 2006. He spent twenty years of his career in various...

Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 22:13

OREGON- The man police said is responsible for the death of Mendocino Deputy, Ricky Del  Fiorentino, is also connected to a shooting death of an Oregon State University Professor.

Police in Eugene, Oregon said Ricardo Chaney was a person of interest in the murder of 79-year-old George Wasson. He was found shot dead in is home, where the suspect lit the two story home on fire shortly...

Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:48

EUREKA- The man accused of fatally stabbing a 24-year-old at a Trinidad RV Park, Larry Morrow, has plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

On Thursday in court, Morrow plead guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter. He is accused of stabbing and killing Jessie Ruiz multiple times after a fight between both men. The incident happened at Hidden Creek RV park in Trinidad in January....

Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:46

DEL NORTE- A preliminary injunction against the widening project on highway 199 and 197 was filed in Federal Court on Thursday.

EPIC filed the injunction to stop the project because, they said ,it will endanger coho salmon and undermine public safety along the two highways. EPIC claims the agency has not conducted a full evaluation of potential environmental effects and have violated...

Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:42
EUREKA- It was a special Friday for some kindergartners along the North Coast Friday as they celebrated their annual Truck Day.
Kindergarten students from Pine Hill Elementary School in Eureka have spent the last three weeks learning all about transportation. Friday morning students they had the chance see the vehicles they have been learning about in person....
Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 17:42
HUMBOLDT COUNTY- For over three decades the Doris Niles Science Fair in Humboldt County has become a yearly tradition. For students of Humboldt County it is one of the highlights of the year. 
From rocket science to the legend of Bigfoot, over 400 students from around the county come to compete. It is a week-long event held at Humboldt State University and...
Post date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 17:42