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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

RIO DELL-  Several fire agencies responded to reports of an explosion in Rio Dell. Officials say the cause was an alleged extraction operation, or hash lab.

Just before 7 p.m..Wednesday, the Rio Dell Fire Department responded to the 100 block of First Avenue. A garage was burning when fire officials arrived on scene.

Three burn victims were transported by ambulance to the Redwood...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 17:57

EUREKA – A Eureka neighborhood continues to seek solutions to nuisance properties.

Members of the Westside Community Building Initiative identified thirty problem locations in West Eureka. Since then, six of those were improved through community action. But just in the last few months, residents have noticed an increase in crime and neglected maintenance.

At a community meeting,...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 17:13

EUREKA – Another early morning armed robbery in Eureka, and the suspect fired his weapon before leaving the store.

Police say a man entered Winco on West Harris Street, brandished a firearm and demanded money from a cashier. The suspect fired at the ground before taking the cash drawer and fleeing on foot.

Officers found the drawer near Spring and Russ Streets and called in an...

Post date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 17:06