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NORTH COAST - With the deadline to file for running in the upcoming city council elections looming Wednesday, there is still time to put your hat in the ring to run for an open council seat in Eureka, Fortuna and Blue Lake.

The deadline is at 5 pm except for the City of Blue Lake which is at 4. In Blue Lake, incumbent Adeline Jones has stepped up to run again after being appointed last...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:50

NORTH COAST - It’s becoming an international campaign; bringing attention to the needs at blood banks. Locally, businesses are blotting out letters in their advertising to show solidarity and awareness.

It all started in jolly old England and Wales. The UK Blood Service came up with the idea a couple of years ago and it was hugely successful in bringing new donors to give of themselves...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:39

EUREKA - A Crescent City man was sentenced to 7-years after being found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and assault. 32-year old Samuel Hawken pled guilty to the charges.

The conviction stems from an incident in December of 2013 when Hawken along with 32-year old Josh Sherer went to a Eureka residence with a bat and pepper spray to confront the people who lived there. The two attacked...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 21:30

EUREKA - A wanted felon is taken into custody after resisting arrest and being in possession of burglary tools.

Just before 1:30 Tuesday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies observed 31-year old Travis Morgan Jr. riding a bicycle with allegedly no light near Myrtle Avenue and Spear Street. A stop was attempted but Morgan Jr. resisted arrest and fled into nearby brush. Eventually...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 20:35

YUROK- The Yurok Tribe will hold three public hearings regarding multiple draft ordinances. They will be held in Eureka, Klamath, and Weitchpec this week.

The ordinances include the Sex Offender Registration Ordinance, which would create procedures for the notification and registration of convicted sex offenders. Next is the Building and Construction Ordinance; That would ensure welfare...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:48

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Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:41

MCCANN- Crews responded to a vegetation fire in McCann. 

The blaze erupted around noon Tuesday. The fire was 1/4th of an acre. CAL FIRE along with local agencies responded to the scene to help prevent it from spreading. PG&E also responded, after a power line was reported down.

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:39

EUREKA - A puppy rescued from the Palco Marsh has fully recovered from a severe case of mange and is up for adoption. 

Her name is Jaden and she’s approximately 9 months old. Jaden’s owners went to the hospital and she was left alone at the marsh. Jaden qualified for the Eureka Police Department’s Animal Control Fund which was established to help animals in need during the marsh...

Post date: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 17:35