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FORTUNA-The California Highway Patrol has almost completed their investigation on the Fortuna hit-and-run that killed two teenage girls, and they may present it to the District Attorney's Office as early as in the next week. 

CHP says it's finished, except for two technical portions- the vehicle inspection that is being done in Redding, and a forensic analysis. Once that is finalized,...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 14:55

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt Harbor Commission will hold a special meeting Thursday.

Commissioners will look at ratifying a new budget and construction of a new fish cleaning system in Shelter Cove among other issues.

The current cleaning station at Shelter Cove for years had been dumping fish waste into the Kings Range Conservation Area. A new system will install a fish waste...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 00:19

NORTH COAST - Second District State Senator, Mike McGuire is urging the Department of Public Health to reject a planned closure of several skilled nursing facilities in Humboldt County: Pacific, Seaview, and Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Centers.

Rockport Management has laid plans to close the 3 facilities. If that happens, there will only be two skilled nursing facilities and...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 00:02

GARBERVILLE - A Southern Humboldt man is in the hospital after law enforcement follows a blood trail to arrest two suspects in a vicious assault in Garberville. 22-year old Zachary Brown and a juvenile suspect were taken into custody.

Just after 5:30 Wednesday morning, sheriff’s deputies received a report that a victim was brutally assaulted at the Garberville Town Square. Upon arrival...

Post date: Wed, 09/07/2016 - 23:33

A man was shot just before 10 Wednesday night in Eureka.

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Post date: Wed, 09/07/2016 - 22:46
EUREKA – With 3 people left dead last weekend, it’s an uphill battle in Humboldt County as homicide is on the rise. Gun and drug violence are common occurrences that result in homicides on the North Coast.
 
Homicides are becoming more common. Within 5 weeks there was a total of 12 deaths, as 3 occurred this weekend.
 
The Humboldt County...
Post date: Wed, 09/07/2016 - 22:21

EUREKA - At this afternoon’s meeting, Eureka’s Historic Preservation Committee discussed the creation of a new historic district in the city.

Work on the Clarke Historic District began in 2001, when residents were concerned with protecting neighborhood continuity. It’s in an area originally developed by Doctor Jonathan Clark in the 1860’s as Eureka was outgrowing its limits. The...

Post date: Wed, 09/07/2016 - 17:51

FORTUNA - Fortuna Council has formed a search committee for a new City Manager.
Mayor Sue Long and Council Member Douglas Strehl will lead the search. The pair will evaluate and interview the current pool of four applicants. Council has approved $35,000 to enlist a professional search firm if no qualified candidate is found.

And no action was taken on the proposed traffic impact...

Post date: Wed, 09/07/2016 - 17:50