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CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County man convicted of murder in San Mateo County was arraigned in Crescent City for a double murder and rape allegation. John William Kelley was in court Friday morning to answer for two counts of murder and murder involving rape. 

In August of 1988, Douglas and Rozina Anderson of Lake Oswego, Oregon were found dead in their van near Mill Creek off Howland...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 21:14

EUREKA- After 31 years as a Humboldt County employee, fifteen of those as the director of the Department of Health and Human Services, Phil Crandall is saying goodbye to the job and hello to retirement.

"I appreciate their trust and I appreciate the honor its been to be a public servant, and I've come to work everyday with that responsibility in mind," Crandall said "It hasn't been...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:35

ARCATA- A local project management firm is creating history, putting it's final touches on what they say is Humboldt County's largest commercial solar array.

Crews worked Friday to hook up the solar array located on top of the greenway building in Arcata. The 9,000 square foot array will generate enough energy to power the building. With other clean-energy systems, the building will...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:33

FORTUNA- Toddy Thomas Middle School students are helping make sure families in need have food on the table this Christmas.

“It makes me feel great because I know it’s helping people who are in need of food,” said 7th grader, Kristen Ocheotree. 

5th through 8th graders donated more than 1,000 cans and non-perishable items for the Fortuna Volunteer...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:30

EUREKA - Students from Zoe Barnum High School brought holiday cheer to seniors in Eureka Thursday night.

Smiles, laughter and the smell of herb crusted prime rib filled the air as more than 120 senior residents at Silvercrest took part in the apartment’s annual Christmas dinner.

“This is a wonderful experience it's like having a great big family dinner,” said Richard Okey,...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:27

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Despite colder temperatures, most bark beetles here in Humboldt County will survive through the winter.

The Forest Service estimates that the insects have killed 29-million trees in California this year, alone. They are attracted to conifer trees including grand firs and ponderosa pines and once hit, the tree will turn brown. Unusual moisture and high temperatures over...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:24

EEL RIVER- Eel River salmon are spawning and thriving thanks to our recent wet weather on the North Coast.

According to the Eel River Recovery Project, the river has reached 150 times the flow that it did anytime in October and November. These increased flows are allowing fish to get higher up in the watershed and into tributaries where they can spawn. Each year, this is typically the...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:18

ARCATA - The Marine Corps League’s effort to round up Toys for Tots continued Friday in Arcata. 

Hundreds of toys stacked from the ground up and covering two fire engines were presented to the Marine Corps from the Arcata Fire District. Firefighters volunteered their own time over the past few weeks to accumulate the toys, some spending hours in front of the McKinleyville K-Mart to...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:12