April 2014

Authorities confirmed Friday morning a tenth victim has been reported dead in the fiery bus crash on Interstate 5. 
 
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At least nine people are confirmed dead after a fiery crash involving a bus and a Fed Ex truck in Northern California.
 
The charter bus was carrying high school students for a...

A man is dead after the US Coast Guard along with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department and Samoa Fire responded to a

water rescue at Samoa Beach. Sheriff’s Deputies say two men went swimming late this afternoon but one did not come back. US

Coast Guard was training nearby and deputies had them fly over the area. They were able to locate a body floating in the water.

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At least nine people are confirmed dead after a fiery crash involving a bus and a Fed Ex truck in Northern California.

The charter bus was carrying high school students for a campus tour of Humboldt State University. California Highway Patrol says the Fed Ex truck and the bus collided and both vehicles burst into flames.

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EUREKA- The Lady Washington has docked in Humboldt Bay.  Beginning Friday, people will have the chance to tour the tall ship.

The original Lady Washington was built in the 17 80’s and was used for trading along the west coast of the Americas and with China.  The new Lady Washington is now 25 years old, and still holds a crew of about 12 and operates on many of the same kinds of...

SAMOA- People will have the chance to enjoy some fishing and help the Samoa Peninsula Fire District raise money this weekend.

This weekend will mark the 5th annual Perch’n on the Peninsula Surfperch Fishing Tournament Fundraiser, where people will compete to see who can catch the biggest surfperch fish from the ocean. Three adult winners and 3 winners in the kids group will...

KING SALMON- A 71-year-old man was pulled out of the water early Thursday morning by Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Currently Ted Cooper of King Salmon is being treated at Saint Joseph Hospital for hypothermia.

The rescue occurred around 4 a.m. on Thursday in King Salmon after someone reported hearing a man yelling “help.” When deputies found Cooper, he was stuck in...

GLENN COUNTY, Calif.  —At least nine people are confirmed dead after a fiery crash involving a bus and a FedEx truck in Northern California.

The charter bus was carrying high school students from the Los Angeles area for a campus tour of Humboldt State University.

California Highway Patrol says the FedEx truck and the bus collided and both vehicles burst into...

SAMOA- The U.S. Coast Guard along with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office are on scene of a water rescue at Samoa Beach. According to law enforcement, just before 5 p.m. Thursday two men went swimming but one didn't return. The victim is on shore and is en route by ambulance to the hospital. We'll have updates as they become available. 

Eureka-Mother's strolled through Old Town and Downtown wearing their babies on Thursday. The 'Wear Your Baby Walk' was hosted by the local Women Infant and Children program and Public Health office to promote the benefits of wearing infants.

Organizers said there are multiple benefits like freeing up parents hands, calms infants and helps breast feeding. At the event were low calorie...

MCKINLEYVILLE- The McKinleyville Union School Board has asked the district to gather more information on a plan that would restructure both elementary schools. The board will meet again in a special meeting on April 30th to discuss the change

The McKinleyville Union School District Superintendent recommended to the board on Wednesday that Dows Prairie Elementary School start serving...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 04-10-2014, at approximately 3:50 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a King Salmon resident who resides near Buhne Drive and King Salmon Drive. The resident said he was hearing a man calling, “Help”. The resident was unsure where the sound was coming from. Deputies were dispatched to...
Lost hiker found in good health Thursday morning in good health. 
 
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
Arthur Barrett was located at 10:05 a.m., 04-10-2014, by deputies and is in good health. He was located off a trail off Jacoby Creek Road, Arcata.
 
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