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LOLETA- Final preparations are underway for the 10th Annual Wiyot Day, honoring elders and veterans.

Saturday’s festivities include cultural activities for kids, traditional demonstration dances including the brush dance, and locally caught salmon cooked on redwood sticks. There will be flower dancers from Round Valley, a drum group from Santa Rosa and the Native Women’s...

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 17:34

EUREKA- After a year and a half of construction, Hospice of Humboldt’s new location is now complete.

Located on Timber Ridge Lane in Eureka, the 16.5 million dollar project includes a home care building, a chapel in the redwoods and the Ida Emmerson Hospice House.

Hospice of Humboldt’s staff and administration are set to move into the home care building next Friday, while the Ida...

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 17:27

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- This Labor Day weekend, law enforcement wants to make sure you are safe both on the roadways and in the water.

"Give yourself enough time to get to and from your destination. There’s going to be a lot of people traveling out there and I know people get in a hurry, they want to get to where they are going. Drive safe, be aware of your surroundings, there's a lot of...

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 17:16

FORTUNA  - The California Highway Patrol has identified the victim in Tuesday night's fatal hit and run and law enforcement is asking for your help finding the suspect.
 
The CHP is looking for this woman, 18-year old "Carley Kathryn Palsson". The agency says she was driving southbound on Highway 101 just before the State Route 36 Interchange when she allegedly hit and killed 47-...

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 15:39

EUREKA - Quick thinking by some good Samaritans kept a structure fire from getting out of hand in Eureka

Just before 7 Tuesday evening, Humboldt Bay Fire was called to the 800 block of Madrone Street. The occupant was notified by neighbors and a passerby there was a fire in the unattached garage. A hose was used to control the small blaze. Arriving fire crews extinguished remaining hot...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 23:36

EUREKA - Road work on a section of Fairway Drive in Eureka will commence this next week.

The Public Works Department says the bridge adjacent to the golf course will get paved. The work will take place between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm this Tuesday weather permitting.

There will be one-way controlled traffic and motorists should expect short delays.

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:33

FORTUNA - Lives were changed in an instant last Tuesday night and now an investigation intensifies.

The CHP has recovered the grey 2007 Chevy Tahoe allegedly involved in the fatal hit and run crash south of Fortuna. 

Authorities have identified an 18-year old female suspect from Miranda but are working to obtain an arrest warrant. 

A 47-year old man was walking southbound...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:25

ARCATA - With Humboldt State University back in session, authorities are reporting an increase in the number of large parties off campus.

Many times there is excessive noise, irresponsible alcohol consumption and violence. Law enforcement is encouraging party hosts to be responsible and make sure that the gatherings are contained, private and under control. Utilize a guest list and...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:16