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EUREKA - Monday is ‘All Hands Training Day’ for the county which means, “all hands on deck,” according to the County Administrative Officer, Amy Nilsen.

The county has stopped observing Columbus Day, but decided to remain closed to the public and use the extra time for a mandatory training day for county employees.

They gathered at the municipal auditorium for mandatory trainings...

Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:48

EUREKA - The Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to make appointments to DHHS’s Blue Ribbon Task Force.

The board established the task force in august to help new director of DHHS, Connie Beck, better transition into her role.

Tuesday the Board will work on appointing members to the force to focus on child welfare, tribal relations, and mental health, among other things.

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Post date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:41

Two men are found dead in Fortuna and police continue to investigate. A 61-year-old male pedestrian is struck and killed in McKinleyville early Saturday morning. The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors fills two county positions. The Humboldt chapter of the D.A.R. memorialize a new bench in Fortuna for Vietnam War veterans. The Sanctuary in Arcata celebrates its 100th birthday. The Humboldt...

Post date: Sat, 10/08/2016 - 18:39

FORTUNA - A father and son in Fortuna are dead of an apparent murder suicide, according to the Fortuna Police Department.

The men have yet to be identified, but preliminary evidence indicates that the 50-year-old son shot his 81-year-old father in the garage of a home on the 1000 block of Emerald Lane, then turned the gun on himself.

Fortuna Police are asking the public to come...

Post date: Sat, 10/08/2016 - 16:57

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Caltrans project to replace a culvert on Highway 197 in Del Norte County prompted one of the engineers on the project to contact a famous film director. The culvert is being replaced to improve drainage at Little Mill Creek. The original culvert area was used in the movie E.T.

Engineer, Clayton Malmberg contacted the Director, Steven Spielberg. In the film, Elliott’...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 20:29

CUTTEN - One juvenile was arrested after a crash in Cutten.  Friday morning, the California Highway Patrol was alerted that a Jeep SUV was stolen.

Several hours later and just before 1 pm authorities say the same jeep crashed into a fence near Walnut and Fern Streets.

Juveniles in the vehicle fled the scene. One youth was arrested. There was moderate damage to the SUV and a fence...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 20:09

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is asking for public feedback to help improve Hammond Park.

An online survey has been setup. The survey asks what changes and additions you would like to see. They also ask about safety, and if you're happy with the park. A meeting has also been scheduled; The city may apply to compete for a state grant to get money that will help update bathrooms, the...

Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:33
CRESCENT CITY – The 25th annual Sea Cruise Car Show kicked off with tons of cars, vendors, and live music.
 
Throughout the weekend there will be a series of car showings... Today, attendants get an up-close look at the classic automobiles down 3rd Street between G & K Street. The main car show will be held at Beachfront Park on Saturday. There will also be...
Post date: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:27