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FORTUNA - After weeks of rain, let’s try the other extreme. Monday's high temperatures broke records on the North Coast. The sun offered reprieve for the area’s umbrella carriers and helped dry the rain-soaked ground.
Yesterday’s Super Bowl was played in 76 degrees, tying the highest temp set in 1963. On the North Coast, the warm weather was a welcome break. We talked with a few Fortuna...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:39

EUREKA-Fishermen and businesses struggling financially due to the delayed crab season may get a helping hand now as the U.S. Small Business Administration makes emergency loans available.

Such struggles are rampant with the ongoing delay of crab season, which has especially hurt the fishery business. Many fisherman are loosing a lot of money and even their homes because levels of domoic...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:47

OREGON- Two Crescent City residents walked away with minor injuries after a plane clipped a fence while landing at the Gold Beach Airport in Oregon.

Around 11 Monday morning, the aircraft was in the process of landing when the landing gear struck a fence and flipped the plane over. The plane did not reach the runway and landed upside down. 

Just last week, a Cal-Ore Flight plane...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:44

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- More than twice as many people as last year were arrested for driving under the influence during this year’s Super Bowl festivities. 

Officials report that nineteen people in Humboldt County were arrested for driving under the influence on Super Bowl weekend, compared to just eight last year. Sunday had the most DUI's during the weekend.   

Law enforcement was...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:40

EUREKA- A man taken to the hospital to treat two possible stab wounds was later arrested himself.

Eureka Police say it remains a mystery as to what occurred. Authorities responded to a reported stabbing yesterday at Commercial and West Third Streets. The man, and possible victim, was described as being heavily intoxicated. As a result, police say he may have even injured himself. He...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:36

NORTH COAST - Many rural communities on the North Coast still lack redundant, reliable and high performance broadband connectivity. Congressman Jared Huffman aims to change that.

Huffman says it’s a top priority of his because inconsistent broadband service is affecting economic development, healthcare and education. He’s introduced a bill that could broaden federal funding in...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:34

HOOPA- Black mold infests five campuses in the Klamath Trinity Joint Unified School District.

At a community meeting Monday morning, Superintendent Jon Ray addressed what's being done to temporarily fix the problem. 

"Mold has a very specific cleaning process, that's included in our reports, but an industrial hygienist will direct how they are cleaned," said Superintendent Jon...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:32

EUREKA - After months of work and anticipation, the Eureka Police Department has its new HD body worn cameras in hand and will soon begin the training process.

The department spent $60,000 to purchase 40 Watch Guard body cameras, upgrade the evidence storage system, and add storage. The camera features constant recording, an adjustable lens and magnetic attachment. Following training,...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:27