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EUREKA- As the White House gears up for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States next week, Eureka Philanthropist, Betty Chinn is preparing for her trip to attend his mass.

Bishop Vasa of the Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa gifted her a ticket to attend the mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. next Wednesday.

She says...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:23

EUREKA- Firefighters have to be prepared for anything, whether it's fighting a fire on land or on the high seas, Humboldt Bay Fire is training this week on how to knock down a boat fire.

18 firefighters took part in the exercise at Woodley Island Marina on Monday. The firefighters simulated a galley fire on the vessel, West Coast. Crews were able come in with their hoses and extinguish...

Post date: Mon, 09/14/2015 - 17:14

Hundreds of law enforcement personnel remember the life of Deputy Sheriff Rich Schlesiger who passed away of cancer. Governor Brown declares a state of emergency as the Valley Fire continues to rage. A Hoopa man was arrested for DUI after causing a head-on collision near Willow Creek. Three teenagers have been sentenced to nine years in prison for carjacking and robbery. Dozens of community...

Post date: Sun, 09/13/2015 - 19:36

Authorities are on the hunt for a suspect who robbed a gas station in Trinidad. Lawmakers are moving forward to regulate medical marijuana. Speed limit is reduced from 25 mph to 15 mph in school zones. Thousands of people enjoy the Humboldt Pride parade and festival. The Loleta Community Garden is now open to the public. It was all things Dahlia at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds. 6,000 pounds...

Post date: Sat, 09/12/2015 - 19:07

EUREKA - An update to a fatal assault that took place last Wednesday.

Police have released the name of the victim who died in the Courthouse Market parking lot after an argument with one or more individuals. 63 year old Terry Lee Thomas passed away from injuries he received.

Although several possible suspects have been identified, the investigation is ongoing and no arrests have...

Post date: Sat, 09/12/2015 - 00:30

SACRAMENTO - Local firefighters  remembered September 11 with a memorial stair climb at the State Capitol.

Humboldt Bay Fire Department engineers, Goodman and Hawkins, Battalion Chief Robertson, firefighters Brown and Dennis along with, interim Captain Landry each climbed 110 flights of stairs carrying the names of one of the fallen firefighters who lost their life at the twin towers...

Post date: Sat, 09/12/2015 - 00:19
SACRAMENTO - It’s been two decades in the making but state leaders say an agreement has been reached on marijuana legislation.
There was still some fine print to be worked out by the deadline on Friday at midnight.
 
2nd District Senator, Mike McGuire said the three bills that make of the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act have been long...
Post date: Fri, 09/11/2015 - 23:59

CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County man was sentenced Friday for two years in prison after a conviction for corporal injury on his wife.

Brandon Emery will serve 2 years after he grabbed his wife during an argument, covered her mouth then punched her in the face all while she was holding their child in her arms. A passerby intervened and allowed the victim and child to take refuge in a...

Post date: Fri, 09/11/2015 - 23:48