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HAPPY CAMP - The Pony Fire burning 15-miles southwest of Happy Camp is continuing to challenge firefighters.

It was started from lightning last Monday morning. High temperatures and stronger winds kept the large blaze moving. It has now burned nearly 1700-acres and is 20% contained. Almost 900-firefighters are on scene.

For the safety of emergency personnel and the public, forest...

Post date: Sun, 06/12/2016 - 09:11

A man is behind bars after stabbing a guy in McKinleyville, causing serious injuries. Two Humboldt men were arrested in Lake County after hundreds of marijuana plants, and a loaded gun were found. Donors came to the Arcata Fire Station to participate in the Battle of the Badges blood drive. Youth explored their creativity during Family Arts Day in Eureka. Watch the video for more.

 

Post date: Sat, 06/11/2016 - 18:56

EUREKA - A strike by 9-1-1 employees of AT&T was averted Friday after contracts expired this past April. Talks began in January but no progress had been made. Friday that changed.

Technicians had been picketing in front of the AT&T building near Wabash and E Streets. They complained that the utility had a plan to contract out 911 jobs and not offer the same benefits and that the...

Post date: Fri, 06/10/2016 - 23:03

SAMOA - Emergency personnel responded to a vegetation fire Friday in Samoa.

Just after 1:30, Samoa Peninsula Volunteer Fire personnel were called to a wind driven blaze near Vance Avenue. Arcata Fire and Humboldt Bay Fire also joined in suppression efforts. Firefighters were able to keep the flames to a 100 x 100 foot area.

Often times wind can really cause problems. Friday the...

Post date: Fri, 06/10/2016 - 22:40

HAPPY CAMP - An update to the Pony Fire we told you about Thursday burning 15 miles southwest of Happy Camp.

It started from lightning the morning of June 9. Six Rivers National Forest sent local personnel and equipment to help fight the wildfire. Dry fuels and steep terrain have increased the acreage from 600 to almost 900-acres overnight. Nearly 200-additional firefighters have joined...

Post date: Fri, 06/10/2016 - 22:25

MCKINLEYVILLE - A suspect has been apprehended after a McKinleyville man sustained major injuries when he was allegedly stabbed in the neck. The incident happened in McKinleyville early Friday morning.

Just after midnight, Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to the 1900 block of "D" Avenue.  A woman was yelling for assistance inside her home, as a man attempted to enter. A...

Post date: Fri, 06/10/2016 - 17:49

REDWAY-Another fire in Southern Humboldt, but this one sent a person to the hospital.

Around 12:30 p.m Friday, Cal Fire says crews responded to a residential fire at Birdie Street and Orchard Lane in Redway. Powerlines were knocked down and pets were at the scene. It's estimated that a quarter acre was burned and the flames spread to nearby vegetation.

The fire was contained by 2...

Post date: Fri, 06/10/2016 - 17:37

FORTUNA - It's a celebration of all things vintage. The second annual Humboldt Junkies Flea market and Vintage Trailer Rally kicked off today in Fortuna's Rohner Park.

Sixty vendors from all over California and Oregon set up shop at the Fireman’s Pavilion for the two day market.

Crafters, woodworkers and self-described junk geniuses created goods from recycled and reclaimed items...

Post date: Fri, 06/10/2016 - 17:23