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EUREKA - Whether a structure fire or a crash, Humboldt Bay Fire works around the clock. Elected officials and News Channel 3's Meriah Miracle got a first hand look at how they do it at the policy makers field day.

6,500. That's the number of calls Humboldt Bay Fire responded to in 2016, and that number is only increasing.

Matt McFarland, President of Humboldt Bay Firefighters...

Post date: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 18:22

The Eureka Moose Lodge has raised and donated $10,000 to an assortment of local fire and law enforcement agencies.

On Friday, the Lodge held an event to present the awards.

One donation of $2,000 went to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Animal Shelter for use towards the shelter’s emergency medical fund.

This fund is used to pay for medical costs of animals that...

Post date: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 17:50

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will be voting on a pilot project that would provide Humboldt County jail inmates access to tablets for educational and entertainment purposes.

Jail Education Solutions, Inc. has developed curriculum for the tablets based on programs provided by the College of the Redwoods.

Inmates would also have the opportunity to earn points to gain...

Post date: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 17:48

FORTUNA - State Senator Mike McGuire held a special visit to Fortuna's Toddy Thomas Middle School today as a part of their award for being honored by the state with a Merit for Civic Learning.

McGuire preached his motto to the students to "work hard, work together and never take no for an answer."

Students were able to ask questions to the senator regarding his job and his...

Post date: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 17:47

It was a big day for the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office as they swore in and promoted 15 individuals.

In total, six new correctional deputies and two deputy sheriffs were sworn in and seven promotions were made for positions including compliance officers, an animal control manager, a senior dispatcher and two investigators.

These hires were made possible through Measure Z...

Post date: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 17:46

REDWAY - A known wanted felon is arrested after authorities find him asleep and in possession of 3-firearms in Southern Humboldt. Shadrach Lamoureaux was taken into custody Sunday.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies on patrol near the 100-block of Empire Avenue in Redway noticed a vehicle parked partially in the roadway with its driver asleep. Lamoureaux was identified and upon...

Post date: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 14:19

EUREKA -- Have you tested your alarms for defects? In Eureka, a false alarm could cost you.

The Eureka City Council has approved an amendment ordinance that will soon charge those who hold responsibility for false alarms.

This comes to help reduce the number of calls the police and fire department receive.

The ordinance is a result of the police and fire departments...

Post date: Sun, 04/09/2017 - 15:58

FORTUNA -- A fashion show took place in Fortuna Sunday afternoon, all promoting safety and being sober.

Fortuna High School seniors took to the stage to show off some new trends and the latest fashion.

The senior class also brought treats for a desert auction.

Humboldt’s very own 1st District Supervisor Rex Bohn even contributed, serving as the auctioneer.


Post date: Sun, 04/09/2017 - 15:47