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DEL NORTE- Two bodies were recovered from a vehicle that was submerged in the Smith River.

The two men were located Wednesday night after a day long operation by the Del Norte Sheriff's Office, Search and Rescue dive team and CHP.

Officials were notified of the submerged vehicle by people who were kayaking in the area. Officers believe the vehicle collision occurred in December...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 18:07

Six Rivers National Forest is welcoming a new addition to their staff. Michael green was hired as their new deputy forest supervisor.

Green was previously employed as a forest civil rights officer for Lassen National Forest headquartered in Susanville. He was also a board representative for the State Council on Developmental Disabilities.

A native of Savannah, Georgia, Green...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 17:49

CRESCENT CITY - A 60-year-old fire station in Crescent City will get a facelift and structural overhaul to make sure it can withstand a crisis and keep functioning.

Located at the corner of 5th and I Streets, the station will undergo a complete seismic retrofit. The roof and siding will be stripped and replaced, along with receiving an upgraded interior, remodeled kitchen and new...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 17:44

Animal attachments can take many forms. You’ve seen dogs and cats become pals, even horses and household pets. Well, one golden rooster has adopted an entire local California Highway Patrol unit and they’re crying fowl!

Officers noticed the bird hanging around the Crescent City CHP premises on Tuesday but disappearing at different parts of the day. Now however, he seems to have grown to...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 17:43

CRESCENT CITY - The 3.5 mile stretch of Highway 101 just south of Crescent City that is continuously moving into the ocean is an ongoing concern. Thursday, a Last Chance Grade stakeholders meeting was held in Crescent City with special guest Congressman Jared Huffman.

Last Chance Grade is moving toward the ocean with a catastrophe deemed for the future. Modifications have been made but...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 17:40

A Crescent City man faces an 11-year, 8-month term behind bars for attacking his brother with a knife in 2014 and ultimately leading authorities on a high-speed chase.

According to the Del Norte County District Attorney’s Office, the sentence was enhanced due to several special allegations, including the fact that Jayson Laverne Mode of Crescent City was a previous “strike”...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 17:39

A male pedestrian is in the hospital with major head injuries after a collision in Eureka.

Around 3:15 Thursday afternoon, emergency responders were called to the intersection of 4th and O streets, where a victim had just been hit and apparently incurred major head trauma. He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.

Police say the driver remained on scene. They...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 16:43

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The man wanted for an armed robbery in Orick was arrested Wednesday, after Tribal Police deployed pepper spray and a baton to subdue him.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, at around 2:20 p.m Wednesday, a Yurok Tribal Police official spotted 40-year-old Tays Salazar driving on State Route 169 in Pecwan. Salazar had previously been identified as the...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 10:53