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CRESCENT CITY- A Del Norte woman is dead and 3-others sustain moderate injuries after a crash in Crescent City.

Just after 7:30 last Friday evening, a driver of a 1996 Dodge pickup  was traveling on a dirt and gravel road in the Pacific Shores sub-division area. For unknown reasons, that driver lost control of the vehicle which rolled over. Officers say it appears no one was wearing a...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 19:50

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Crescent City woman with a long history of fraud will spend three years in state prison. 65-year old Shirley Rush was sentenced last week after her conviction for writing bad checks.

Rush wrote a series of fraudulent checks totaling over $40,000. She tried to purchase a local home and restaurant, among other schemes. No economic losses were sustained by any victims...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 19:43

CRESCENT CITY- It was a huge turnout at the Del Norte County Fair. Although it's come to an end, staff will begin planning for next years fair as early as Tuesday.

Staff say advertising played a big role in boosting the attendance this year. The DNC Fair placed a lot of ads on Facebook, Instagram, and local media outlets.  Kim Floyd, who does media and marketing for the fair, says the...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:45

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After a busy week, Cal Fire says they have contained all three fires in Humboldt County.

The most recent blaze started Friday evening in the Benbow-Blue Rock Road area. The 5 acre fire destroyed a structure and trailer.  The biggest fire crews encountered of the three, occurred off Johnson Road near Orick. The 22 acre blaze started Tuesday, and took until Sunday to...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:43

EUREKA- The Eureka man who died following a reported suspicious death, has been identified.

Around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Crestview Drive in Eureka following a report of a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound. 41-year-old Brials McCutcheon was found lying next to a black Toyota pick-up. He died after being taken to a local hospital. 

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Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:31

SACRAMENTO- The investigation into what caused the fatal Cal-Ore medical plane crash continues. 

The wreckage layout has been completed in Sacramento, and a preliminary report is expected Tuesday.  Some parts of the aircraft were also sent to Washington D.C. for further investigation.

On July 29, pilot Larry Mills, flight nurse Deborah Kroon, and flight paramedic Michelle...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:23

FORTUNA - After planning for more than two years, Open Door Community Health Centers broke ground on the new Fortuna Health Center today.

Mayor Sue Long said, "Fortuna is a great community and when we want something we go after it. And I'm just looking forward to the next 16 or 17 months when we're all here again and actually getting a tour of this amazing health facility."

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Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:52
SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT– One person is dead after a traffic collision involving a large animal in southern Humboldt.
 
Just before 10:30 on Friday night, a Honda Civic was traveling southbound on Highway 101 and struck a bull near Redcrest. The car overturned and the driver fled on foot, as the female front passenger died at the scene. Her identify isn’t being released...
Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:32