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Highway 299 - A U.S. Forest Service firefighter from Fontana helping with wildfires sustained major injuries in a crash on Highway 299.

Around 3 this morning, 26-year-old Rafael Morales was traveling eastbound on 299 when for unknown reasons he lost control of his 2003 Nissan Sentra. The vehicle left the roadway traveling 30-feet over an embankment and collided with 2 trees. The car was...

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 21:45

NORTH COAST- AT&T says copper thieves are to blame for a widespread phone and internet outage Thursday. The company is offering up to $10,000 to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for cutting a fiber optic line 1.5 miles south of Burke Hill Road in Ukiah.

"A fiber optic line is a physical connection that carries a huge amount of data,...

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 18:57

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