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FERNDALE - Congressman Huffman is on the North Coast. He’s meeting with landowners and representatives from Ferndale to hear an update on the Salt River Restoration Project.

Humboldt County Resource Conservation District laid the groundwork for Salt River restoration nearly 30 years ago.

The project aims to rebuild the estuary system that once supported fish and commerce in...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 16:12

FORTUNA - It’s been one month since two 14-year-old girls were killed in a Fortuna hit-and-run and still no arrest has been made.  

The California Highway Patrol quickly established two people of interest. Marcia Kitchen, one of the victim’s mother and her boyfriend Joshua Pearlston. Kitchen is the registered owner of the 2015 Jeep Wrangler that was involved in the collision. It was...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 15:57

EUREKA - The county is seeking experts and new discussions in order to update the regulations on waterless toilets.

The current regulations were written in the 1980s and over the years the community has asked that they be updated with the times.

In an effort to get more complete regulations, DHHS’s Division of Environmental Health is asking those that have experience using or...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 15:04

EUREKA - The Prop 64 team is in Humboldt County, spreading their message to legalize marijuana in the state 90 days out from this year’s election.

The initiative would legalize the adult use of marijuana, and also help to keep it from populations such as children and teens.

Spokesperson Jason Kinney said he’s been meeting with local government officials in Humboldt to stoke...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 14:58

UPDATE: He has been found. 

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department is asking the community for help on locating a missing Fortuna man.

79-year-old Frank Stuart Nienburg is a Caucasian male, 5'8 feet tall, and weighs 170 pounds. He suffers from medical conditions and may be disoriented. He drives a 1985 Ford Ranger pickup truck that has a dark canopy, license plate: 2N27462.

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Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:10

CRANNELL - The preliminary report on what happened to that Cal-Ore plane that crashed near McKinleyville are out Tuesday, a week and a half since the accident. 

The report details the timing of that fateful early morning flight, and the communication between the pilot and air traffic control. The flight crew and patient were only airborne about 14 and a half minutes before communication...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:09

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A male and female suspect are behind bars and one has to be Tased during an arrest in Southern Humboldt.

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 900-block of Locust Street in Garberville for reported narcotics activity. They searched a probationer, 43-year old Kelly Winters and found methamphetamine and concentrated cannabis on her person. A search of her residence...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 22:21

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