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EUREKA - many families will be busy this weekend shopping for last-minute school supplies, but you can get them for free at Jefferson Community Center.

The Dollar Tree in Fortuna donated boxes full of school supplies to the Westside Community Improvement Association. As they were loading the boxes, shoppers at the store started buying items to contribute as well.

You can get...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:30

EUREKA - It’s a chance to say thanks to those who served.

Each month community members gather to honor a Humboldt County veteran of the armed forces.

Today, the group recognized 91-year-old Cliff Moon of Eureka. Standing under an American flag, members of AMVETS spoke of Moon’s time serving in the marine core in the South Pacific during World War 2. They then awarded him with...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:29

NORTHCOAST- It's National Dog Day! News Channel 3 asked viewers to send in a photo of their dog to be featured on our newscast.

Although we received a lot of photos, here are the first three who emailed them, pictured to the right. 

Jessica Sandford sent in a picture of her 1-year-old rescue named Molly. The pooch looks very eager to play catch. 

We also have a picture of...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:28
EUREKA – The California Highway Patrol reminds people to drive safely. 
 
Parents and guardians are advised to take precautionary actions when driving through school lanes. Many school zones have reduced the speed limit from 25mph to 15mph. It is instructed to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists at the crosswalk, refrain from using cell phones, and avoid any...
Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:07
EUREKA – Human Trafficking is a nation wide misfortune. Men, women, and children are subjected to being lured into prostitution. Empower Protect Invest wants students to be informed and is in the works of starting a Human Trafficking Prevention Educational Course to...
Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:07

MCKINLEYVILLE - The officers involved in the shootout last week in McKinleyville in which one man was killed after a 17 hour stand off, have been identified.
The deputies who fired at the suspect, David Alan Fulton, were Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff James Mowrey, along with four deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, as well as a Ukiah police officer.
No officers...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:04

FORTUNA - The Fortuna Street Clean Team will hold their August clean-up Saturday from 10 am to noon.

The team meets one Saturday during the month to clean sidewalks, windows, graffiti, and pick up trash around town, and they have been meeting since February.

The Street Clean Team is part of the Fortuna Business Improvement District and they are always looking for new members. It...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:20

FORTUNA- The 50th Fortuna Union High School reunion is kicking off Friday night, but not before a special biking duo held a mini reunion earlier Friday.

Mike Murray and Tom Henry graduated from Fortuna Union High School in 1966, and hadn't really kept in touch since. But last January, Murray found his old classmate and friend, Henry, on Facebook, where they realized they did...

Post date: Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:10