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FORTUNA  - A Fortuna hardware store was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in to police.

Just before 9 am, authorities say a male voice called the dispatch center and reported a bomb was at the Ace Hardware on the 140 block of Fortuna Boulevard. Emergency personnel responded and the store was evacuated.

No suspect or explosive was found. The business was back...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 20:11

DEL NORTE COUNTY - One person is dead and another is injured after a solo vehicle crash in Del Norte County.

Just before noon Monday, an 89-year Klamath man driving a Nissan truck collided with a tree near the north entrance of the Newton B. Drury Parkway.  The driver, who died on scene, was not wearing a seatbelt.

 

The passenger, 80-year old Rolph Rode, also of Klamath,...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 19:48

EUREKA- Another county-wide sales tax and an update on local medical marijuana regulations are on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor's agenda Tuesday.

The supervisors will hear an update from the Medical Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee on a proposed land use ordinance for parcels over five acres. Last month the supervisors directed staff to use the California Cannabis Voice Humboldt...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:57

LA CRUCES, NM- A Humboldt County native and former Umpqua Community College student says she was asked to change her shirt at work and eventually written up, when she wore a UCC t-shirt following this month's mass shooting.

Allissa Williamson, 26, is from McKinleyville but now lives in New Mexico. She told News Channel 3 that she reported for her 4:30 to 9 a.m. shift at a Starbucks in...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:55

NORTH COAST- Emergency personnel responded to two bomb threats at two North Coast CAL FIRE stations Monday morning.

The first happening in Southern Humboldt at the CAL FIRE station on Alderpoint Road. Around 1:20 a.m. the agency received a call from a Southern Humboldt man reporting he had placed an explosive device near the station. Alderpoint Road was closed at redwood drive and cal...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:54

From the California Highway Patrol:

On the early afternoon of Monday, October 12, 2015, a 1992 Nissan pickup truck was traveling on Newton B Drury Parkway northbound, at the Ah-Pah trailhead, when it drove off the roadway and collided into a tree.

At approximately 12:00 p.m., CHP officers responded to a traffic collision on Newton B. Drury Parkway, at the Ah-Pah trailhead....

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:52

BLUE LAKE - Community complaints about live music late into the night at the Logger Bar in Blue Lake is once again on the city council agenda for Tuesday night. 

Since The Logger Bar predates city zoning, it does not have to abide by the current noise standard. Tuesday, council will receive a report showing how the nuisance ordinance could be applied. The city would have to prove the...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:24

ARCATA - It's Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Humboldt State is celebrating all week, with events kicking off Monday afternoon. First, live music at the University Center Quad with HSU student comprised band Into the Current. Then guest speakers from the Department of Wildlife and the Blue Lake Rancheria.     

The holiday started in 1992 as a counter celebration to Columbus Day. The day’s...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:18