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EUREKA - A Federal Judge ruled Thursday that the parents of Thomas McClain, the 22-year old who was shot by a Eureka Police officer in 2014 may proceed with a civil suit claiming improper use of deadly force.

A wrongful death suit was filed last year by parents, Lance McClain and Jeanne Barragan. The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office did not file any charges against police...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:22

CALIFORNIA- In an effort to keep people safe, the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a maximum enforcement period over the Labor Day weekend.

The period will start at 6:01 p.m. Friday and end at 11:59 p.m. Monday. Officers will be looking for those driving under the influence, and help commuters on the road who need assistance.During last year's Labor Day weekend, CHP made...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:37

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST- Yet again, the Gap Fire on Klamath National Forest has increased overnight. Smoke monitors were deployed throughout the area to monitor air levels that have grown to unhealthy levels.

The fire, which started from unknown reasons, is burning over 17,000 acres. It's 10% contained with over 1800 fire officials on scene. A closure was put into affect Wednesday for...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:32
ARCATA – Humboldt State University's Wildlife and Fisheries was under investigation by the US Department of Agriculture. The university was cited a violation involving the death of a fisher that was deemed neglected.
 
Wildlife and Fisheries is an undergraduate and graduate program offered to student who attend HSU. The facility is a newer installment that offers...
Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:31
ARCATA – The Arcata Fire District compensates victims who have experienced a loss, due to fire.
 
The Save Card Program is new to Arcata Fire; it allows Firefighters to give a $100.00 gift card to victims of fires or natural disasters. In order to obtain a card, the property destroyed, must have at least 25% in damages. The program was brought to the Fire District...
Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:31

CALIFORNIA- Thursday is the start of California's Pedestrian Safety Month.

It was passed by the State Senate, following the increase of pedestrians killed on the streets from 2006. Over 800 pedestrians were killed last year in California. The Fortuna Police Department is joining other officials to help raise awareness. Pedestrians and drivers are reminded to put down their electronic...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:28

GARBERVILLE- The dead body found near Garberville has been identified as 26-year-old Joshua Deyo of Wisconsin.

Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Bear Canyon Bridge. Deyo was found face down in the Eel River. An autopsy has been scheduled for this Saturday to determine the cause of his death.

Anyone with any information can contact law...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:22

NORTH COAST - Local Food Month is kicking off today and celebrating its ten year anniversary at the same time.

North Coast Growers Association and the North Coast Co-Op invite the community to consider where their food comes from this September. Events and workshops are scheduled throughout the month to help raise awareness. Enjoy farm tours, urban homesteading demonstrations and of...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 17:36