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FORTUNA- Being at the right place at the right time earned eighteen individuals honors Friday for their selfless actions, courage and compassion.
 
"We honor people who have been nominated by the community for doing something heroic," said Executive Director for the Humboldt Del-Norte American Red Cross Chapter Barbara Caldwell.
 
The...
FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department’s K-9 program has been saved, thanks to generous donations from community members. 
 
Fortuna Police Sergeant Jason Kadle said, “It is a huge asset to the department, not just to use as a tool for law enforcement but as a bride to use for the schools and the kids in the community.”
 
The program...

ARCATA- Coast Guard crews used a helicopter to rescue a distressed woman on the beach early Friday morning. The woman was taken from Mad River Beach to the Arcata/Eureka Airport without any injuries.

Sector Humboldt Bay received a call at 3:58 a.m. that residents had heard the woman yelling on the beach from their home nearby. Crews choose to use a helicopter because of the woman's...

EUREKA- The community will come together with Wiyot tribal members to stand together in candle light for one last time. The tribe will hold their last vigil to remember the Indian Island Massacre in 1860 as they prepare to move on to their World Renewal Ceremony.

The tribe has been holding the vigil since 1990 as a way to remember and mourn the loss of their people more than a hundred...

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Arcata/Eureka airport is finished testing newly replaced landing equipment and flights are back on schedule. Final tests were completed by the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday.

Crews were aware that the glide slope had been experiencing outages and needed to be replaced on Feb. 7th. The equipment helps guide planes into the runway vertically. "Essentially it...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office is warning the community about a new scam.
 
According to deputies, several residents have reported receiving calls from a person claiming to be from PG&E. The person on the phone proceeds to tell the resident their power will be shut off, unless they pay up. However the interesting part about all this is...

EUREKA- The Department of Health and Human Services General Relief Program has been providing more assistance to its clients since it implemented a new system in 2008. 

Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services say a multidisciplinary team, including staff from Mental Health, Public Health and Social Services has increased the General Relief Program’s ability to help...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- This year, Humboldt County has been experiencing a low crab catch compared to recent years.

Fish and Wildlife officials say the last few years saw high amounts of crab being caught in the area.  Last year, nearly 6 million pounds of crab were caught in Humboldt County.  However, this year, only up to 2.5 million pounds of crabs are expected to be caught.  The crab...

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