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EUREKA – The California Highway Patrol reminds people to drive safely. 
 
Parents and guardians are advised to take precautionary actions when driving through school lanes. Many school zones have reduced the speed limit from 25mph to 15mph. It is instructed to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists at the crosswalk, refrain from using cell phones, and avoid any...
Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:07
EUREKA – Human Trafficking is a nation wide misfortune. Men, women, and children are subjected to being lured into prostitution. Empower Protect Invest wants students to be informed and is in the works of starting a Human Trafficking Prevention Educational Course to...
Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:07

MCKINLEYVILLE - The officers involved in the shootout last week in McKinleyville in which one man was killed after a 17 hour stand off, have been identified.
The deputies who fired at the suspect, David Alan Fulton, were Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff James Mowrey, along with four deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, as well as a Ukiah police officer.
No officers...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:04

FORTUNA - The Fortuna Street Clean Team will hold their August clean-up Saturday from 10 am to noon.

The team meets one Saturday during the month to clean sidewalks, windows, graffiti, and pick up trash around town, and they have been meeting since February.

The Street Clean Team is part of the Fortuna Business Improvement District and they are always looking for new members. It...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:20

FORTUNA- The 50th Fortuna Union High School reunion is kicking off Friday night, but not before a special biking duo held a mini reunion earlier Friday.

Mike Murray and Tom Henry graduated from Fortuna Union High School in 1966, and hadn't really kept in touch since. But last January, Murray found his old classmate and friend, Henry, on Facebook, where they realized they did...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:10

SAMOA- The Timber Heritage Foundation is inviting the community to attend a barbeque fundraiser with speeder rides.

THA is a non-profit organization with a goal to create awareness for railroads, timber, and logging in Humboldt County. The event takes place Saturday at the Samoa Shops and Roundhouse next to the cookhouse. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aside form barbeque salmon...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:04

PECWAN - Firefighters have made some significant progress on the Tulley Fire burning in rugged terrain in Eastern Humboldt near Pecwan.   

The big blaze grew to 505-acres the past two days but is now 20% contained. Over 1,350 firefighters are on scene. Two structures including a home were destroyed. Forty others are threatened. All evacuation orders have now been downgraded to just...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 00:11

NORTH COAST - Law enforcement is asking the public’s help in finding a missing man recently re-located to Humboldt County.

43-year old Aron Kaloustian was reported to have moved here to work in the marijuana industry. His family has not heard from him since July 4.

This past Sunday, the missing man’s vehicle was found by US Forest personnel several hundred feet down an embankment...

Post date: Thu, 08/25/2016 - 23:59