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EUREKA - A positive test for rabies in Humboldt County, but how is that information gathered? Tonight we peek behind the door at the county's Public Health Laboratory where scientists test for infectious diseases.

Safety is the first priority when working with possibly infected samples. Techs wear personal protective equipment and use specialized work stations to prevent cross-...

Post date: Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:54

EUREKA - A former resident of the Palco Marsh is in need of some assistance.  She’s a four month old puppy named Tawny Tanner.

Tawny’s owner sought help for her injured puppy from Buddy and Angel’s Animal Rescue in April. Founder and President Stacie Jensen got the dog spayed and x-rayed with funds provided by Eureka Police Department.

A vet determined that Tawny’s humerus was...

Post date: Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:49

ARCATA - The Arcata Fire District honored new recruits and achievements by veteran firefighters at an awards ceremony and dinner.

Nine new probationary recruits received badges after completing their 16-week extensive training course; an intensive program where they learned the basic knowledge and skills it takes to start as a firefighter.

Veterans honored were: Neal Narayan for...

Post date: Fri, 05/13/2016 - 00:01

North Coast - The North Coast took an audible sigh of relief as local commercial crabbers finally got a chance to drop their pots and harvest one of the area’s beloved seafood’s. Local Dungeness crab is back.

There were lots of smiles and docks were busy as the first boats came in to unload their bounty. It is far too early to tell if this very short season will be one that is plentiful...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 23:51

Fortuna - It has been confirmed a case of rabies has been reported in Fortuna.

Department of Health and Human Services officials say the incident took place on Wednesday along Rohnerville Road. A teenager was bitten by an aggressive fox. There was a second incident later nearby but no one was bitten. The fox was shot and killed at that time.

The animal was taken to the public...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:31

NORTH COAST - If you are having some issues with your AT&T Internet you aren’t the only one. In fact, the company says around a 1000-customers on the North Coast have been without service since Wednesday.

The cause is under investigation. Officials advised a hard reset of unplugging everything for ten minutes and then reconnecting might help.

They estimate they’ll have things...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:19

News Channel's Erika Caturay brings you her two-part series, "Recycling: A Growing Trend." One of the two ways recycling works is covered in part 1. It is referred to as the single-stream process.

From malls...to businesses...to schools-many places you go you may notice that extra bin with three arrows next to the trash can. It’s the growing trend we know as recycling.

"Recycling...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 18:33

EUREKA - Local teens gave their futures a jump start at the first ever Boys and Girls Club career fair.

Twenty-five businesses and organizations were on hand at the Eureka Teen Center to recruit new employees. Careers ranged from law enforcement and education to government and military service. Teens had the chance to ask questions and learn what it takes to be successful in the work...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:48