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NORTH COAST- Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act, was passed November 2015 and enacted overnight. The law sent courts into a frenzy, as dozens of offenders began applying for their charges to be downgraded. The law also began a downhill path for one local industry.

"A bail bondsman is an insurance agent. What were doing is insuring to the court that defendant will...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 18:04

CALIFORNIA- Just in time for Veterans Day, the state is offering a new license making it easier for veterans to get the services they need.

"Being able to instantly show that you're a veteran can not only make that veteran feel validated but it can also be an instant tool at their disposal," Humboldt County Veterans Services Officer Rena Maveety said.

On Thursday veterans can...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- The North Coast is home to more than 200 active duty Coast Guard members, with Eureka being one of only 13 U.S. cities designated as a Coast Guard city. In honor of Veterans Day and the Coast Guard's 225th birthday, Sector Humboldt Bay Commander Captain Arthur Snyder spoke to nearly 300 community members at a special ceremony.

"Today is an important day because it's a time when...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 17:31

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is showing off it's local veterans to anyone who visits the boardwalk. On Wednesday a dedication ceremony was held at the foot of f street for eight banners highlighting local members of the military.

"It's a personal thing for me, that's for sure," Eureka Resident Dale Maples said. "My son is a Marine and so it just made it a little more personal for us. and...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 17:29

EUREKA- Fire crews say an RV is a total loss following an early morning fire.

It happened just after 12 a.m. On the 400 block of Indianola Cutoff. When crews with Humboldt Bay Fire arrived, they found an RV fully engulfed in flames.
 
It took ten minutes to bring the blaze under control. A nearby trailer sustained minor damage.
 
According to preliminary...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:54

HOOPA - A Hoopa man, reported missing Monday by a relative, has been found dead in Eastern Humboldt.

44-year old Floyd Jones was found near his truck along Slate Creek Road.  Authorities don’t believe foul play was involved.

He was reported missing Monday morning by his sister and was found about an hour after her call. An autopsy will be performed on Thursday to determine the...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 20:03

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Two Southern Humboldt men are in jail after law enforcement found drugs and outstanding warrants.

24-year old Kevin McGuire (pictured) and 55-year old Thomas Lusk, Sr. were taken into custody.

Tuesday morning at 10:30, a Sheriff’s Sergeant was patrolling northbound on Highway 254 and recognized McGuire who was on probation and driving a black BMW. An attempted...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 19:55

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Law enforcement has issued a “Be On The Lookout" for a Del Norte County Woman wanted for attempted murder.

Just before 8 Tuesday morning near the 13,000 block of Highway 101 in Smith River, Layla Strnad and three unidentified male subjects allegedly forced entry into a garage. When they came out, they confronted the victims at the residence.

Strnad allegedly...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 19:42