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TRINITY COUNTY- A Eureka woman was identified in a fatal car collision earlier this month in Trinity County.

31-year-old Colette Primeau was found dead July 9 in a vehicle that went off of HWY 299 and plunged into the Trinity River. Drowning was the cause of death. Her social media account stated she was from Eureka, although officials had her listed as a transient. Her identity was...

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 17:34

FORTUNA - Wildfires are taking over in several parts of the state prompting mandatory evacuations. The Arcata Fire District is covering for our local Cal Fire who is helping battle a fire in Los Angeles County.

Firefighters of the Arcata Fire District are staffing an engine at Cal Fire's Humboldt - Del Norte Unit in Fortuna. Meanwhile, Cal Fire has sent five engines and a Strike Team...

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 17:32

Around 10:15 Tuesday morning, multiple engines responded to the 1900 of B Street in Eureka where a trailer caught fire in a driveway.

 

Crews searched the residences and found a man still asleep as the trailer went up in flames only 5 feet away from his room.

 

Firefighters extinguished the blaze within a few minutes with minimal damage to the buildings. PG&E...

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 17:29

EUREKA - People taking part in Eureka’s Old Town Farmers Market also had the opportunity to have coffee with the captains.

This is the second time for the Eureka Police Department to host the initiative in Old Town. EPD says it’s a great environment for attendees to not only get fresh organic local produce, but to express their concerns to law enforcement. Captains Stephens and Watson...

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 16:50

MCKINLEYVILLE - The Department of Health and Human Service’s Mobile Outreach program is on the move this week.  Today they were in Mckinleyville at the Family Resource Center via their very own bus.

"The intention is to give Mckinleyville residents to just come here and not have to go to Eureka," said Doug Moyer of the Mobile Outreach program.

The program provides outlying...

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 16:28

SAMOA - Rail transportation will be the topic of tomorrow’s Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group meeting.

The director of Trinity County’s transportation administration Richard Tippett, will give a presentation about the study grant that Caltrans awarded to their transportation commission.

The presentation will be at the Samoa Cookhouse during lunch time. All are welcome to attend...

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 16:15

EUREKA - Armed suspects impersonating the Sheriff’s Department robbed two Eureka men early Sunday.

Just before 4:30 am, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 44-hundred block of Bailey Street. The victims told authorities two armed white male adults wearing ski masks and a white female in her 30’s or 40’s yelled “Sheriff’s Office!” as they entered the residence.

The...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:28

HOOPA - After Ray’s Food Place elected to pull their operations out of Hoopa due to infestation issues, Humboldt County Health and Human Services mobile outreach teams are joining local agencies to help increase access to resources in Eastern Humboldt.

The DHHS mobile outreach vehicle will join with the UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver Program. They’ll set up in the old...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:22