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EUREKA - Hundreds of local students competed in the Humboldt County History Day this year with Eureka High School taking away some top honors.


Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:48

EUREKA - The man accused of murdering 30-year-old Roger Yale at the Hoopa Mini Mart last month pled not guilty Friday in court. 

Law enforcement identified 25-year-old Gearold Sotolongo, also known as Roldo Pratt, as the suspect on February 15, just two days after the murder. Authorities were actively seeking Sotolongo and he was arrested on Wednesday by the Sheriff’s SWAT team and the...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:42

CUTTEN - There's a public safety issue in Cutten and residents want something done. Traffic violations on Walnut Drive near Holly Street have been a concern for at least a decade and now it's taking a toll on personal property.

Charles Anderson has lived on Walnut Drive near the busy intersection of Holly Street in Cutten for 60 years. He says drivers’ blatant disregard for the traffic...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:39

EUREKA-In an effort to raise awareness on child abuse and welfare, CASA held an open house in Eureka. CASA stands for court appointed special advocates; they advocate for abused children in court while nurturing them.  

The open house allowed community members to walk in and let them know how they can get involved and volunteer. It also allowed for them to meet staff, ask questions, and...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:34

EUREKA- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Eureka today for the new Redwood Teen Challenge Women's Center that opened.

The new center is much bigger, and has an office and residential area that has 32 beds. They received over $100,000 in grants and donations to be able to get the bigger space. The Streams of Living Water Women's Center is a one year discipleship program for women 18...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:32

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-With the wet weather, many slides have occurred which has impacted roads and caused lane closures.

Highway 1, 5 miles north of Westport, was closed Friday at 3 am.  A Caltrans truck got hit by a slide while they were responding to the scene. Drivers are asked to take Highway 101 to Highway 20 as an alternate route. There is currently no estimated time for when the...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:30

FORTUNA - She was born in Freshwater but has been living in the Eel Valley for many years and Thursday, Ione Garcelon celebrated her 100th birthday.

Garcelon was born Ione Hanson back in 1916. She attended local schools graduating from Eureka High in 1934. In 1936 she married Arthur “Ray” Garcelon and they built 3 homes together and raised two children, 4 grandchildren and 6...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 17:13

EUREKA- Professional wrestler and Humboldt State University student, Brett Walters is sharing his story with students at Alice Birney Elementary in hopes of inspiring them to pursue their dreams and education.

"I would encourage them to stay in school the whole time. I know I was always going to school full time while I was wrestling on the weekends. If I hadn't been in school, I would...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 16:17