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FORTUNA- The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department welcomed 11 recruits Thursday night at a badge pinning ceremony.

The recruits have spent the last year in training for their new positions. At the ceremony, the new firefighters took an oath to protect the community, and then were pinned by friends and family. Along with the recruits, the fire department promoted three new officers. They...

EUREKA- In the wake of a national domestic violence scandal, one woman here at home is speaking out about her own experience with abuse.

“When I first came to this town I was lost because I was just getting out of a very bad situation very bad domestic violence and ever since I came here, I’ve found a church to go to, they've helped me out with resources, I don’t know it's just getting...

WILLOW CREEK- Dozens of blacksmiths from all over northern California are in Willow Creek Friday and Saturday, forging steel at the 15th annual Willow Creek China Flat Museum Hammer-In.

Blacksmiths are using hammers, propane forges, coal forges and blowers the next two days at the event.  Blacksmithing, organizers say, is an important part of American history.

"You...

EUREKA- The Discovery Museum in Eureka will have a temporary home as they continue the search for another permanent location.

The museum has been located in the Carson Block Building for the last 14 years.  However, the building is going to be seismically retrofitted and receive other upgrades. The Discovery Museum, and the rest of the tenants, must vacate the building by the end of...

Hoopa - A 100 acre vegetation fire is burning near Hoopa.
 
It was report at around 4:30 Friday afternoon, The Hoopa Wildland Fire Department and Cal Fire are fighting the blaze near Bloody Camp and Bald Hills.
 
Those in the path of the fire were being evacuated and a shelter was set up at the Neighborhood Facilities Building in Hoopa.
 
No structures have...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with any information about a missing adult reported to this Office. On Thursday, at 7:12 PM, a Deputy received information about a missing person that was believed to be traveling through Humboldt County and possibly in the Shelter Cover area. Holly Ann...

Eureka-Redwood Acres opened their new community garden Thursday evening and the highlight was the rose garden the Humboldt Rose Society will oversee and the special rose dedicated to the victims of the September 11th Flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania.

Hayward resident, Michael Emerson donated the twenty special hybrid red roses.

The garden is a beautiful addition...

Redway - A man has been arrested after allegedly setting a fire in southern Humboldt. Taken into custody was 33-year old Dylan Sky Baker who authorities believe is homeless.

Just before 4 Thursday morning, Calfire was called to put out a dumpster fire located near Redwood Drive and Empire Lane. The blaze had spread to pallets nearby and a man was trying to extinguish the flames. When...