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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

NORTH COAST - State officials and crabbers are choosing a wait and see approach to the crab season that has never begun.

After a conference call Tuesday, Fish and Wildlife leaders along with stakeholders up and down the state felt the best interest of the fishery was to wait until all areas along the coast produce test results that were safe.

Infected zones still must produce two...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 00:47

HOOPA - A Hoopa murder victim has been identified and the suspect is still on the loose. The man who died last Saturday after first aid and undergoing preparations for medical evacuation was named Wednesday.

30-year old Rodger Yale of Hoopa died after Tribal Police and Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a disturbance at the Hoopa Mini Mart. Officers and medical personnel found Yale had...

Post date: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 00:37