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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- As a red flag displaying figures of children rose up, community members took a moment to remember kids who lost their lives to abuse.

"In 2014, in California 1,580 kids died as a result of child abuse that we know of. That's four to five kids a day and studies show it's really 50-percent higher," said Marybeth Bian of the District Attorney Victim-Witness Office.

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Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:45

FORTUNA- On day two of the Every 15 Minutes Program at Fortuna High School, emotions ran high as a mock memorial and court trial took place.

Every four years, the Fortuna Police Department organizes the program with the help of the California Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol, among other sponsors. 31 students and a teacher participated in a staged fatal...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:30

EUREKA - St. Joseph Hospital unveiled its brand new electric charging station Thursday. It’s one of nine new stations sprinkled around Humboldt County.

The new additions were courtesy of a collaboration between Redwood Energy Authority, HSU’S Schatz Energy Research Center and grants from The California Energy Commission.

Eureka ranks well above the national average for hybrid and...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:26

NORTH COAST - Humboldt and Del Norte County residents will need to have a non-standard burn permit beginning May 1st.

Officials with Cal Fire wanted to emphasize to the public the importance of following all burning regulations and ensuring controlled burns do not escape and become wildland fires.

With California still not out of its drought designation, fires are a...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:06

NORTH COAST - North Coast commercial Dungeness crabbers received some heartbreaking news. The season will not be opening yet because one of 6 crabs tested positive for high levels of Domoic acid.

Stake holders, Department of Fish and Wildlife officials and legislators met in Sacramento Thursday afternoon to assess the state of the industry.

It was not the news beleaguered crews...

Post date: Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:58

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A capacity audience filled a Crescent City school to hear what potential supervisors had to say.

Del Norte County got a jump on the June primary with a candidate’s forum for three supervisor seats that will be filled in the November election

All nine of the individuals running met at Mary Peacock Elementary Thursday evening to answer two questions submitted by...

Post date: Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:48

DEL NORTE COUNTY-Three people were injured after a car collision off Highway 199 in Del Norte County.

20-year-old Colton Englund from Alaska was traveling northbound. According to CHP, the roadways were wet and Englund was traveling at an unsafe speed for surrounding conditions. The vehicle went off the road and came to a rest next to the smith river.  20-year-old Brandon Kolean and 19-...

Post date: Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:33

TRINITY/SHASTA COUNTY- A Humboldt County man was arrested after leading officers on a high speed chase through multiple counties. CHP sent their helicopter to monitor the pursuit. 

At 3:40 pm Wednesday, law enforcement attempted to stop a BMW sedan on Highway 36 south of Hayfork in Trinity County. 38-year-old Dennis Chase Jr. From Myers Flat was behind the wheel but failed to stop....

Post date: Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:31