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GASQUET- The Del Norte County Coroner’s Office has identified the man’s body that was found on a hiking trial near Gasquet. The man has been identified as 52-year-old Robert Essex of Sacramento. 
 
The body was found on Saturday on top of a sleeping bag by two hikers off French Hill Road. An autopsy was performed on Wednesday. Deputies with the Del Norte County...

Yesterday we told you about three candidates vying for the Eureka City Manager position. That number has now been pared down to one.

The finalist is from out of the area and the city is still awaiting a background check. An official announcement could be made as soon as tomorrow. The search began after former city manager Bill Panos resigned in October to take a job with the Wyoming...

TRINIDAD- Tucked under the tall trees at Patrick's Point State Park is a 50-year-old garden that features native plants from the area. State Park employees and volunteers have been working over the winter months to put up signs and descriptions of the more than 60 different, indigenous plants.

Environmental Scientist Michelle Forys, who works for the park, said it will help to answer...

FORTUNA- Stakeholders were educated on the most recent information regarding Klamath River fish health. Scientists, government employees, university professors, tribes and private companys all attended the meeting hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Oregon State University.

The fish health workshop has been held over the past 10 years to help educate and discuss the issues...

EUREKA- College of the Redwood's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to have Mendocino College take over instruction at the Mendocino site in Fort Bragg.

The Board approved a plan that will have the closer community college start offering classes at the Fort Bragg location for the upcoming 2013-14 school year and to take over instruction for the long term. Mendocino Lake Community...

CRESCENT CITY- The former Crescent Elk Middle School Assistant Principal charged in the fatal crash that took the life of a Klamath man, has been sentenced to three years in state prison. 
 
Back in December of 2012, Coulter Mann was driving on Highway 101 south of Smith River when he smashed into a truck driven by 67-year-old Kenneth Jones of Klamath. Jones later...

EUREKA- firefighters responded to a commercial building after smoke was seen filling the air.  The smoke was seen at 10:40 p.m. last night at Marcella Draperies on the 200 block of 7th Street.

Humboldt Bay Fire determined the smoke was due to an equipment malfunction.  Firefighters saw smoke when they entered the building, but could not locate a fire.  They then saw between...

EUREKA- One man is in custody after police say he led them on a nearly hour long search through a Eureka neighborhood.

Police say 30-year-old Nicholas Kistler was seen walking at the intersection of West Simpson and Pine Streets shortly before 7:40 a.m., and appeared to be under the influence of drugs. 

When police attempted to speak with the man, they say he fled, and was then...

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