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FORTUNA - The suspect has been identified in the Fortuna hit-and-run that killed two 14-year-old girls Tuesday night but has not been arrested. The suspect vehicle was also recovered from a residence just one mile away from the collision.

Just after 9:00 on Tuesday night a driver struck and killed two 14-year-old girls while they were skateboarding on Eel River Drive and then fled the...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 18:48

SISKIYOU COUNTY - The Environmental Protection Information Center or EPIC recently came back from a rally in the Klamath National Forest.

Twenty people gathered at the Grider Creek Campground to protest the Westside Fire Recovery Project, a massive clear-cut timber sale. EPIC says the ecological impacts of the project are dire. They say the timber sale will kill more than 100 northern...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 18:40

EUREKA- The California Public Utilities Commission is inviting the community to their hearing regarding telephone connection issues and Lifeline services for low-income residents.

The CPUC wants to hear experiences with phone reliability. They say during emergencies and disasters, local phone connections are critical. Sometimes it may be difficult for low income households to also...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:40

HOOPA-Humboldt County Deputies and CHP located the man suspected of attempted homicide in Hoopa.

Around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, officials received a tip that 29-year-old Cody Myers was hiding behind the Hoopa Mini Mart. They followed the trails and located Meyers, who fled on foot. Meyers was eventually caught and taken into custody with no bail.

He was wanted since Monday morning,...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:37

PIERCY- The Northern Nights Music Festival is right around the corner.

The three day event kicks off Friday at the Cooks Valley Campground. The festival is along the Eel River, and people can go swimming and camping. There will be live art, food and fashion vendors, a non-profit village, and other surprises. There is a long list of music artists and multiple stages.

For the...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:35

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- You may see them on your property soon; PG&E, along with their private contractor, will be inspecting over 45,000 gas meters in Humboldt. 

Inspections occur every 3 years to check for corrosion, and replace or repair meters. They will start on July 26 in the Arcata and McKinleyville area, making their way south to Fortuna. The work won't affect gas service. If a...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:28

TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council approved the Humboldt County Association of Governments transportation sales tax.

Last night’s vote gives HCAOG the 2/3 majority of cities it needs to take the measure to the Board of Supervisors for inclusion on the November ballot.

If approved by voters, the measure would impose a countywide ½ cent sales tax for the next 20 years. It would fund...

Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:08

EUREKA - A move across town is saving Tri-County Independent Living money and offering greater access to clients.

Previously located on Harris, the organization made the move to a smaller building on 5th and C Streets to save money and be closer to the public transportation their clients rely on.

The office features a computer lab and video phone for ASL users.

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Post date: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:07