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ARCATA- The Arcata home that was destroyed in a fire, belonged to a City Ambulance employee. A "Go-Fund-Me" page has been set up for the family to help them rebuild.

The blaze happened around 12:30 pm Monday. AFD says they still don't know what caused the fire. Kaycee Hurd is a paramedic. Her family lived in the building.

The community has shown their generosity. Over $15,000 has...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:27

MIRANDA- A structure fire with a possible hash lab inside prompted law enforcement and fire officials to evacuate nearby residents in Southern Humboldt.

The call came just before 11 Tuesday morning on Salmon Creek Road in Miranda. Once on scene, hazardous materials were confirmed including 100 gallons of nitrogen and a 180-gallon butane tank. Due to the danger of a possible explosion,...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:07

SHELTER COVE- Beachgoers at Black Sands Beach continue to take photos with a dead whale that washed ashore over the weekend.

Humboldt State University's Marine Mammal Stranding Network is looking into the possible cause of death and have taken samples. The sight is definitely drawing a lot of attention.

"I’ve never seen a beached whale before,” said Monica Catalano of North...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:00

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-Flags are at half staff in Humboldt County with the passing of former Supervisor Jimmy Smith. 

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Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:55

 

EUREKA - If there’s something you’d like to chat to a police officer about Tuesday is your chance.

It’s coffee with a captain time. EPD officers will be at Ramone’s Bakery in Old Town at the new parklet to engage in good conversation over a hot or cold beverage. The event will run from 11 am to 1 pm. And all are invited.

It is an opportunity to chat with Captains, Steve...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:53

EUREKA - Law enforcement is searching for an armed man after a victim is kidnapped at gunpoint following an alleged argument in Eureka. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for 31-year old Travis Morgan, Jr.

Sunday, around noon, the victim stated he was near a residence on the 1300-block of Walker Point Road in Eureka when Morgan, Jr. pointed a...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:40

NORTH COAST - It’s one of the worst disasters in modern fishing history. The west coast closures of the Dungeness crab season have impacted crabbers up and down the coast but also the grocery stores, restaurants and service organizations that support the industry. Back in 2015, state leaders were forecasting over 376 million dollars would be lost for those stakeholders from a simple microbe...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:09

FORTUNA-The man who survived a traffic collision last week has been identified. 

31-year-old Ventsislav Aleksandrov Donchev from Chicago was heading eastbound on HWY 36 from Fortuna. For unknown reasons the vehicle went off the road and down a steep embankment. It took him three days to climb up and reach the road, as he sustained major injuries and had no food for days. He was taken to...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:38