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EUREKA  - One woman is sent to the hospital after allegedly being robbed and pepper sprayed in Eureka. 38-year old Shane Sovereign was taken into custody.

Around 7:45 last night, law enforcement responded to Herrick Avenue at Elk River Road. The victim told sheriff’s deputies she was familiar with the suspects and allegedly met to help them with gas for their vehicle. While in her car,...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 20:39

EUREKA - The Eureka Rescue Mission opened its doors to overflow crowds for their annual Christmas Dinner Thursday.

Since 1967, the mission has helped the disadvantaged and homeless. This year they anticipated serving anywhere from 150 to 300 turkey and ham dinners with all the fixings.

30-40 volunteers help to set up and distribute the meals. The men who live at the mission help...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 20:19

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department and their families are spreading good holiday cheer this Christmas Eve.

Thursday morning, four fire engines and a rescue rig hit the streets of Rio Dell. Volunteers including many children of firefighters, passed out candy canes to neighbors waiting at the end of their driveways. It’s something that the fire department has been doing for...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 17:44

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s coming down to the wire. There are just a few hours left for last-minute Christmas gifts.

Many shoppers visited Target in Eureka Thursday. The parking lot was jam-packed and the isles inside the store were even more busy. A survey from the National Retail Federation shows about 10-percent of shoppers said they would likely wait until the last minute. Numbers also...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 17:42

EUREKA- Also at the Eureka Rescue Mission, children were given hand knitted toys.

For the first time, the Northcoast Knittery held a hand knit toy drive and Thursday, the storeowner dropped off the gifts. The knittery was able to supply the knitters with all the materials free of charge and asked them to hand knit toys to give to the Rescue Mission children on Christmas Eve. They had...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 17:41

ARCATA- Arcata Fire District was able to quickly knock down a fire at the Veterans Hall.

Just after 7:30 Wednesday night, Arcata Fire District responded to a fire at the Veterans Hall in the 1400 block of J street in Arcata. The first engine on scene reported smoke coming from the chimney area. Flames were also visible from the window of a back room. Investigators tracked the cause of...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 17:40

NORTH COAST - Humboldt county law enforcement continues to crackdown on impaired drivers this holiday season with it’s 17 Day Winter Holiday DUI Campaign.

In less than one week, ten DUI arrests have been made from traffic stops and Avoid the Ten DUI Task Force deployments. Saturation patrols, as well as DUI and driver’s license checkpoints across the county will continue through January...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 17:14

NORTH COAST - The delayed crab season continues on the north coast having a significant financial impact on crabbers. That’s why Senator Mike McGuire is pushing for a loss of revenue reimbursement.

Crabbers suffering from the delay are compiling their losses and officials are preparing data to petition the federal government. The petition will ask the Department of Interior to declare a...

Post date: Thu, 12/24/2015 - 17:10