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EUREKA- The restraining order bid against Marcia Kitchen, a suspect in the fatal Fortuna hit and run, has been dropped.

A hearing was held Wednesday afternoon at the Humboldt County Courthouse. Joseph and Marcia Kitchen are the parents of Kiya Kitchen, one of the two teen girls killed on the July 12 hit and run. Joseph filed a request for a domestic violence restraining order claiming...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:52

EUREKA - Everyone was screaming for ice cream in Eureka, where police officers bought scores of free cones for kids. Scoops were flying at Living the Dream Ice Cream on the waterfront.

The line was out the door...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:50

McKINLEYVILLE - An armored vehicle travelled all the way from Mendocino to aid the evacuation of residents from yesterday’s standoff. This is the same type of vehicle, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office requested Measure Z funding for earlier this year.

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Bear Cat armored vehicle allowed law enforcement to remove people from the residences near the shooter’s...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:46

FORTUNA - Fortuna will look locally as it begins searching for a new City Manager.

Current manager Regan Candelario announced he was taking a position in Novato two weeks ago. Since then, council held a special meeting to discuss his replacement and earmarked $35,000 for a hiring search. But members decided to first seek local applicants before employing a search firm.

Today...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:43

EASTERN HUMBOLDT- The Yurok Tribe Social Services has organized a community training on drug endangered children.

Statistics show that 9.2 million kids in the country live in a home where a parent or adult uses illicit drugs. As a result, children are four times more likely to be neglected, and three times more likely to be physically, sexually, or verbally abused. 

The training...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:39

REDWAY- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Redway.

Around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to the 100 block of Redway Drive. A female was found dead with what looked like a gunshot wound. The woman is described to be around 52-years-old. 

Anyone with any information can contact law enforcement. 

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:35

FERNDALE- For new moms attending the Humboldt County Fair, there will be a Breastfeeding Rest Stop booth set-up. 

Humboldt County's Breastfeeding Task Force is providing it, which has health care providers, nurses, and peer counselor members. The Rest Stop is open to all families and is designed to be a quiet place where moms can relax. It was created to limit community stigmas about...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:26
FERNDALE – The 120th annual Humboldt County Fair contained many rides, games, and carnival styled foods.
 
“This is the only fair that I go to show my vegetables. Guy Fieri was my student, he usually visits me here every year.”
 
“As you see, you get 1 dart for $3.00 or 3 darts for $5.00. All you have to do is pop 1 balloon to win. It...
Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:09