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FORTUNA – Flags paved the streets of Fortuna as a Veterans Day tribute took place today in the Veterans Memorial Building.

A free event to the public, local veterans and family members came out to the 12th annual Veterans Day celebration. Attendants got the chance to pay their respect to all veterans and family members with: color guard, patriotic music, and food provided by...

Post date: Fri, 11/11/2016 - 16:55

FORTUNA - The stars and stripes are waving proudly throughout Main Street this Veterans Day, thanks to the Fortuna Sunrise Rotary Club and other community clubs.

The Rotary Club first initiated the idea earlier this year on memorial day, and now they plan to put them out for every patriotic holiday.

They say it beautifies the downtown area while also remembering those who have...

Post date: Fri, 11/11/2016 - 16:54

TRINIDAD - We’re learning more about the resignation of trinidad council member Susan Tissot.
Tissot was the newest council member in Trinidad, taking over David Winnett’s seat when he resigned. Tissot stepped aside at Wednesday night’s meeting, after accepting the Executive Director position for Coos Bay’s Historical Museum. She will run their new multi-million dollar facility on the...

Post date: Fri, 11/11/2016 - 16:36

EUREKA - They’re happening all over the country; protests over Donald Trump’s selection as our next president. Those protests took a decidedly local bent Thursday night in Old Town.

Several hundred took to the gazebo area at 2nd and F Streets. They said they were out protesting the things Donald Trump stands for, supporting each other and having conversations peacefully. They...

Post date: Fri, 11/11/2016 - 00:14

FORTUNA - Two high school students are in juvenile hall after allegedly planning to harm other students in Fortuna.

Thursday afternoon around 1:15, police responded to Fortuna High School for a report of a threat to student safety. Two 15-year olds were detained by school staff. Officers learned the two had allegedly communicated with one another planning a mass casualty event at a...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 20:33

News Channel 3's Erika Caturay brings you part 2 of her special nursing series. 

In part 1 of her series, she explained the reasons for the shortage of staff on the North Coast. One reason is nursing school being impacted. Students wait years to get in.  Schools don't have enough money and space to accommodate a lot of students.  That affects the graduation rate and new nurses applying...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 18:28

From Fortuna Police: On Thursday at 1:15 PM, the Fortuna Police Department responded to the Fortuna High School for a report of a threat to student safety. 

Officers contacted two 15 year-old students that had been detained by high school staff. Officers learned the two juveniles were communicating with each other, planning a mass casualty event that was to take place at a rally at FUHS...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 18:23

EUREKA- A family medicine practice that's been serving the North Coast for over four decades, is closing down.

The Redwood Family Practice made the announcement public this morning via Facebook. They stated that with "very heavy hearts" they will close at the end of this year after serving patients for 42 years. The office at one point had 9 to 10 doctors, but now they have 2.  One...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 18:03