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DEL NORTE COUNTY- There's no catch- a dog who has been at the Del Norte County Animal Shelter for over a year and a half needs a home. His adoption fee is only $7.50.

Luigi is a 5-year-old Pit Bull mix who is neutered. He doesn't have any health problems nor does he need a special home. He has his current rabies vaccination. The shelter says he's good with kids and doesn't jump up. He...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:39

ORICK- Crews were up early setting up for the Orick Rodeo Friday.

It's a two day event for the community that kicks off Saturday. It begins with a  jackpot roundup, followed by quad competition and kids games. There will also be steer and calf riding. Sunday, there will be more games, a rodeo, and deep pit beef BBQ. The event is sponsored by the Orick Chamber of Commerce.

For...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:36

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- Although it is the most common blood type, the Northern California Community Blood Bank says they are low on 'O' positive blood.

'A' negative and 'B' positive blood types are the next shortest supplied. Starting Monday, they will be on the road from Garberville all the way to Crescent City collecting donations.

Friday, they had to cancel their blood drive in...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA – Cancer survivors, friends, and family will fill Eureka High School's Albee Stadium to kick off 24 hours of relay for life. This is the world’s biggest fundraiser to end cancer.

Relay begins at 11:00 a.m. with the survivors lap. Those who beat cancer carry one paper chain link representing each year of survival.

Luminaria will be lit in the evening in remembrance of those...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:29

HOOPA VALLEY - The Hoopa Valley has two new sheriff's deputies after a swearing in ceremony in front of the Hoopa Tribal Council yesterday.

Sheriff Mike Downey welcomed deputies Angel Yanez and Blake Hostler to the department.

Recent academy graduates, Yanez and Hostler were already serving as tribal police officers. This deputization authorizes them to enforce state laws they...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:26

NORTH COAST - A candlelight vigil will be held tonight in Fortuna's Rohner Park. It's to honor the lives lost in Dallas and to bring the community together for a moment of peace.

Community members organized the vigil because they felt there was a need for reflection following last night’s fatal shootings.

Undersheriff Honsal and Chaplain Flores from the humboldt county sheriff’s...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:24

MCKINLEYVILLE - Six Rivers Brewery is the first business in Humboldt County to participate in Zero Waste Humboldt’s certification program. The restaurant has been working hard on minimizing their waste output since March.

"We're just saving the environment all together," said Sarah Wilber, Zero Waste Intern at the Brewery.

After a workshop last fall with Zero Waste Humboldt, Six...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 16:11

EUREKA - A new Patients’ Rights Advocate will begin her new role this month at DHHS, and for the first time, she is a peer of who she is helping.

Shelly Fitzgerald is excited to start speaking out on behalf of patients who may struggle with mental health, especially since she struggles with it herself.

Fitzgerald was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder 14 years ago, and since then...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 16:02