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MCKINLEYVILLE- It’s the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Flood, which ravaged Northern California.

On Friday, the Coast Guard remembered the crew members and victims of Coast Guard Rescue 1363, who died when the helicopter crashed near Strawberry Rock during a rescue mission.

Since there was no Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay in the 1960s, Coast Guard 1363, which was...

EUREKA- A project designed to improve Eureka’s Wastewater Collection System is in its final phase.

Construction of the force main portion of the Martin Slough Interceptor Project was finished in October and became operational during Thanksgiving week. Now, wastewater is flowing directly to the Eureka's Wastewater Treatment Plant from the pump station in the south end of town, instead of...

CRESCENT CITY – A Crescent City man remains hospitalized after an alleged DUI crash. John Skerik crashed a 2005 Honda Accord along Washington Boulevard. He failed to navigate a left turn and went off the roadway landing on its roof. Skerik was arrested on suspicion of DUI and transported to a Redding hospital. A passenger in the vehicle was uninjured. 

FORTUNA- Third grade students at Ambrosini Elementary got a surprise on Friday, just in time for Christmas.

“I had no clue at all,” Third Grader Tyler Schlesiger said.

The students were given dictionaries of their very own from the Fortuna Sunrise and Noon Rotary Clubs.

“Each of them has a rotary label on the inside with their name and the biggest enjoyment is when you...

FORTUNA- One thousand food items were transported out of classrooms and into a fire truck on Friday.

“I didn't think we would get that many but our school is actually pretty good when it comes to stuff like that,” 8th Grader Kati Hurst said. “People are willing to do stuff that helps other people out.”

Fortuna students at five schools have been collecting non-...

BENBOW - Some lanes of Highway 101 near Benbow Lake road have been blocked more than a day now due to a rockslide Thursday night.

The northbound lanes of Highway 101 near Benbow were blocked beginning Thursday due to debris in the roadway.

Traffic was reduced to one lane each way.

This evening, Caltrans is expecting to open the northbound lane two, though lane one will...

ARCATA - The Arcata Fire Protection district loaded up thousands of toys today to be distributed to needy children in our community. The fire district has been collecting toys all month for the annual Toys for Tots Campaign.

They had drop off locations at all three of their fire stations as well as several other locations around town.

As they loaded up the toys for the Marine...

EUREKA- Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of one of the largest disasters to hit Northern California, the 1964 Flood.

To mark the occasion, Caltrans held a commemorative event at its Eureka office, where officials spoke about how despite the weather 50 years ago, the community shined.

"We were truly closed off to the rest of the state and the rest of the country.  We...

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