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FORTUNA - Online bullying. It’s an issue that knows no borders across our county and several instances of it showed up at Fortuna High School.

An Instagram account was set up to allegedly bully another student. Officials at the high school were able to identify the suspects and they were disciplined. A possible stalking issue was also turned over to Fortuna Police but that account was...

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 00:01

MIRANDA - A wanted felon is arrested in Southern Humboldt after law enforcement serves a warrant and finds an allegedly stolen weapon.

Last Friday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1800-block of Barnum Road in Miranda for a report of a subject with a gun. Deputies contacted 44-year old Hugh Henson who had a felony warrant out for his arrest. A search located a...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 21:17
ARCATA - A known transient from Arcata is behind bars after he was observed on surveillance video allegedly abusing a dog.
 
Just before 1 Thursday afternoon, Arcata Police received a report of a subject possibly performing CPR on a dog near 10th and H Streets.
When officers arrived, 57-year old Charles Wesley Cole and the animal were not on scene....
Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 21:07

EUREKA - It's winter, which means cooler weather. However, not everyone can afford new coats to keep them warm. Coats for the cold helps collect coats for those in need. More than 3,500 coats have been collected so far. The drive started the day after Christmas and ends in early February. Fifteen schools in the area participate in the movement and to do fundraisers to get coats. There are over...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:54

TRINIDAD - While the city of Trinidad continues to work on a vacation rental ordinance, hotels and visitors are already paying a tax that benefits the city. The vast majority goes to the general fund, but after fielding funding requests from individual groups for years, Trinidad City Council decided in 2013 to allocate 10% of the transient occupancy tax to three organizations on an annual...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:48

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Rotary Club is celebrating it’s 90th birthday!

Dozens of community members gathered at Hunan Village to take a look back at the club’s accomplishments since it was established in 1926. Over the years, the club has provided maintenance at the Rohner Park Creek and has also funded a new cook shack and barbeque at the park. The Rotary Club provides...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:45

EUREKA- Masala the red panda, who made national news for escaping her enclosure in November will be leaving the Sequoia Park Zoo.

According to the Zoo Manager, the one-and-a-half year old cub will soon call the Knoxville Zoo in Tennessee her permanent home. Since her escape a couple months ago, she’s been in quarantine. Prior to her escape, it was decided she would move across the...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:42

TRINIDAD - The town of Trinidad has a new mayor after Wednesday's city council meeting.

Dwight Miller was voted mayor by his fellow city council members and will serve for two years. He takes the gavel from two-term mayor Julie Fulkerson who was appointed in 2012.

A retired teacher and ten year Trinidad resident, Miller says he's not a politician. Instead he calls himself a...

Post date: Thu, 01/14/2016 - 17:42