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TRINITY RIVER - Three men were rescued after their boat flipped over on the Trinity River.

Around 3 this afternoon, emergency personnel were called to the banks of the Trinity after a boat carrying three man capsized. The occupants, in their 40’s were able to swim to safety.

CalFire and Hoopa Fire were on scene. Salyer Fire was called in to aid with the rescue with their hover...

ARCATA - An HSU student received an alarming phone call Monday morning while in class, stating his truck had been hit by a powerline and was on fire.

 “The back right tire, the entire passenger side of the bed, there's a little bit of smoke damage and water damage in the cab, besides that, everything looks alright, but actually the back right rear passenger wheel is actually welded to...

FORTUNA- Weeks after one of the worst fires Fortuna has seen in nearly 30 years, city officials continue to look for outside funding to cover emergency response costs.

Tuesday city council members will vote to extend an declaration of local emergency. On January 28 a fire wiped out five local businesses on main street. Later that afternoon, a 5.7 earthquake added to the response.

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EUREKA- A new law could make it mandatory to put on a helmet before going on a bike ride.

State Senator Carol Liu introduced S.B. 192 last week. It's a proposed bill that would require all bicyclists to wear helmets and also wear reflective gear when cycling at night. If passed, cyclers not wearing a helmet could be cited and fined $25. It's currently state law that anyone 18 and under...

ARCATA - "Black Lives Matter," it's a phrase that's spread across the country with Americans protesting police brutality and advocating for African American rights. Monday afternoon the HSU Black Student Union continued that protest on campus.

The Union covered the HSU Quad in chalk and numbers, resembling a crime scene, to get the attention of fellow students. Their protest is to...

EUREKA- If you're one of those nearly 80 million customers whose personal information was stolen in the Anthem security breach, you can now receive two years of free credit monitoring and identity repair services.

Anthem revealed the plan on Friday to support current and former members dating back to 2004. Customers who used their insurance in one of 14 states may have had their names,...

ARCATA - As the extreme drought continues in California, water remains one of the state's biggest concerns, but researchers at Humboldt State University are hoping to change the way we get our water.

An environmental resources research team is developing a new portable prototype desalination system. It will turn sea water into drinking water without the costly and harmful side effects...

EUREKA- A replica of Abraham Lincoln’s Hearse, built by a group of veterans in Eureka over the last nine months, is leaving town on Tuesday.  It is on its way to a ceremony for the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Burial.

On Monday, the Blue Ox School for Veterans held Day 2 of its open house, allowing the community to see the hearse up close. The replica will go on to Arizona...

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