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EUREKA- California Cancer Crusher's 4th Annual Wings for a Cure fundraiser is Friday. 

The event will benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and the Breast and GYN Health Project. It will also go towards a scholarship for a local student affected by cancer, as well other local families. The fundraiser will feature Lost Coast Brewery beer and wings. There will also be a DJ...

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA- According to EPD, over 96% of panic alarms set off last year were false.

When an alarm is set off, EPD dispatches 3 officers. Several Eureka businesses made up more than half of reported false alarms. EPD says they will continue to respond to them, and are working with the city to make changes to the false alarm ordinance. They will be writing letters to those who abuse the...

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:24

EUREKA - City Of Eureka personnel came together to raise money for one of their own as she battles stage IV colon cancer.

Tiffany Peerson was diagnosed with colon cancer in October of 2014. She makes frequent trips to Stanford Medical Center for treatment and has only been working part-time for the city due to her illness.

Mayor Frank Jager said, "City of Eureka employees are a...

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:13

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The East-West rail line has some new life. Caltrans District 2 awarded more than $275,000 to Trinity County for a feasibility study on the project. 

Transportation officials will study costs associated with building, maintaining and operating a rail line between Humboldt Bay and inland communities.

Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group is spearheading the rail...

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 16:51

LOLETA - After 30 years in business the Loleta Cheese Factory filed for bankruptcy in 2014. But soon, the factory will be out of bankruptcy and under new ownership.

Bay Area Chef Robert Stokes is the new owner while the company’s founders, the Lefranchis, will run day-to-day operations.

Stokes plans on adding a grilled cheese sandwich bar to the headquarters in Loleta.

In...

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 16:49

EUREKA - Alert homeowners extinguished a vegetation fire. Luckily, before it could spread.

Just before 4:00 this afternoon, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to Elk River Road for a reported fire in the brush. When engines arrived, nearby residents and farm workers had already knocked down the fire, containing it to a small area in front of the house.

Firefighters stayed on scene to...

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 16:47

HOOPA - The Hoopa Valley Tribe has cut ties with Ray’s Food place and C&K Markets as of Friday.

In a press release from the Tribal Council they call the rodent infestation quote, “reprehensible and unacceptable.” 

The tribe promises to continue efforts to get the people of Hoopa safe and healthy food.

They are looking at both long term and short term possibilities....

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 16:33

WASHINGTON D.C. - Law enforcement will now have to obtain a warrant in order to test the blood of someone who they believe is driving under the influence.

In a five-four ruling yesterday, the Supreme Court clarified the laws on DUIs.

Officers still do not have to obtain a warrant for a breathalyzer test, but must to test the blood of someone they suspect is under the influence....

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 15:39