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If you’re in the McKay Tract area Saturday, you should expect to see some smoke.

 

Humboldt Bay Fire along with Cal Fire, Fortuna Fire and Arcata Fire will be taking part in readiness training to help the agencies prepare for fire season.

 

The drill will simulate a large wildland fire approaching structures.

 

No live fire will be used but there will...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:21

EUREKA- St. Joseph Hospital is taking their palliative care program in a new direction.

 

Local Doctor Michael Fratkin is known for serving as the Medical Director of the hospital’s inpatient palliative care program, but his contract as director is coming to an end.

 

We spoke with Saint Joe's President, Dr. Daivd O'Brien, who says they have been discussing with Dr...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:20

It’s heating up around Humboldt and there are some summer safety tips to keep in mind.

 

Make sure to be aware if you or someone is experiencing heat stress - signs include clammy skin, a weak pulse, vomiting or fainting.

 

If you are experiencing these, move somewhere cooler to lie down and drink water.

 

Severe heat-related illness can result in heat...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:19

EUREKA - Some local community members spent their lunch break voicing concerns on national issues.

The U.S. Senate just unveiled its version of the American Health Care Act. With a vote set before Independence Day, North Coast People's Alliance and Planned Parenthood organized "Lunch Out Loud". It's a phone bank where locals reach out to residents of neighboring states urging them to...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:17

EUREKA - A pedestrian allegedly crossed on a red light and was struck by an SUV in downtown Eureka.

Witnesses told police the woman walked across 4th street at I while traffic had the green light. The driver of a Kia SUV said the pedestrian walked in to the side of her vehicle.

The woman was alert when medical personnel arrived to transport her to the hospital for treatment. The...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:09

EUREKA – The Arcata City Council took a vote and approved to include HACHR (The Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction) into their budget this fiscal year.

With $3,000 granted to HACHR it will help cover service costs which include trainings, programs, and workshops.

HACHR specializes in providing services to support drug users with overdose prevention, safe injection supplies,...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:05

EUREKA – Since opening in 2008 Surfside Burger Shack has become a staple in Eureka, with a variety of quirky burgers and sides. The new owners, Daniel Dixon and partner Amanda Fernandez took on the business recognizing the potentials of a promising future.

With former Owner, Chad Smith’s reputation -- he was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, accumulating nine...

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:03

EUREKA - Floyd and Betty Squires motion to vacate a ruling that found them to be negligent property owners has been denied.

Judge Cissna recently found in small claims court that the Squires failure to properly manage two properties on G Street negatively impacted surrounding neighbors. Plaintiffs were awarded damages in the case ranging from a few hundred to several thousand dollars....

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:28