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EUREKA- Community members are donating blood to show their support for a local girl battling cancer.

4-year-old Eleanor Esh of Eureka was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She’s currently undergoing chemo at a hospital in Oakland. Monday, beauty queens from the Miss Humboldt County Pageant rolled up their sleeves and donated blood at the Northern California Community...

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:18

MCKINLEYVILLE- For many kids in Humboldt County, summer break has come to a close and it's time to hit the books.

Students at McKinleyville Union School District boarded the bus Monday morning, eager to get back in the swing of things.

"I’m very excited because it’s kind of fun to meet new friends," said Kyla Schuchard. 

"I’m kind of scared," said Winter Bruce.

"I...

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:21

EPD arrests a man with a warrant out for his arrest after he hits a bicyclist. Two separate accidents on Highway 299 leaves two drivers injured. U.S. Coast Guard holds memorial service to honor our fallen heroes. Blood donation event being held Monday for 4-year-old Eureka girl battling cancer. The Humboldt County Fair wraps up its 10-day run. Man proposes to his girlfriend of one year at the...

Post date: Sun, 08/30/2015 - 19:50

Dozens of youth in Hoopa call on Governor Brown to stop a major pipeline from being installed through the Klamath River. Rain is helps firefighters contain Northern California fires. The first ever Neighborhood Watch Block Party attracts dozens of community members. The City of Eureka and the Navy League host luncheon for U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay. Kids in McKinleyville take part in...

Post date: Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:26

HOOPA - Another wild land fire broke out Friday in Eastern Humboldt and authorities suspect arson.

The Deerhorn Fire was discovered  around 2:30 am near Deerhorn Road on the Hoopa Valley Reservation. Hoopa Fire Department with assistance from CalFire and other agencies were able to contain the blaze by 8 am.

Local water tenders and engines along with a helicopter battled the fire...

Post date: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:31

MCKINLEYVILLE - Off duty sheriff’s deputies made an arrest of a female McKinleyville resident after a disturbance at a youth football practice.

21-year old Chelsea Carlson was taken into custody at the McKinleyville High School football field. This past Wednesday evening just before 7 pm, Carlson was observed yelling obscenities and waving her arms and walking towards players on the...

Post date: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 22:16

FORTUNA- There's a new face in charge at South Fortuna Elementary this school year.

Tim Grimmett is the school's new principal. Grimmett filled the position after former principal Jeff Northern became the district's new superintendent.

Grimmett has been teaching for 15 years and says he's excited for the new administrative role. On Friday he met with parents and kindergarteners...

Post date: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 18:39

FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will receive a ballot in the mail next week from the fire department asking for a tax assessment increase, but fire officials say they're concerned because of the lack in community attendance at recent information meetings.

"The initial thought that a lot of folks have is we're just trying to move towards a paid department, and our intent is totally opposite...

Post date: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 18:38