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EUREKA- The bullet resistant vest that the Humboldt County Sheriff's deputy wore on Tuesday during the incident in Shelter Cove has been credited for saving his life.

"It's invaluable, just like your firearm or handgun," said Kris Kitna, Firearms instructor for College of the Redwoods Police Academy.

The technology uses Kevlar, a patented synthetic material that is woven together...

ARCATA- The Arcata City Council approved a location for the downtown restroom at Wednesday's council meeting. The restroom will be located on F and 8th street at the end of a public parking lot, east of Veteran's Park.

The council was considering two locations on either side of the park after nixing their original decision after business owners complaints over the location. Owners...

FORTUNA- College of the Redwoods construction students are putting the finishing touches on single family home that they have been building since September.

The students have built the home from the ground up. 80 students from different courses have helped to complete the carpentry, flooring and even architecture.

Construction students complete a building every school year and...

In order to prepare for what’s expected to be a busy wildfire season, local, state and federal agencies practiced identifying the origin and cause of wildland fires at an exercise on Thursday at the Humboldt Bay South Spit. 

"It's a prevention measure.  If we don't know the cause of the fire, we can't address what we need to do to prevent those fires from occurring in the future.  So...

EUREKA- Continuing with our month long series of special reports, News Channel 3’s Monica Jacquez brings you the final part of her Two-Part series ‘The Night-Shift.’ The final installment of her series looks behind the scenes at an overnight printing crew, making sure the many publications of Humboldt County make it to you.
 
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EUREKA- In an attempt to “Stamp Out Hunger,” letter carriers kicked off the 22nd National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive on Thursday at the post office on West Clark Street in Eureka.

Local politicians, political candidates and the District Representative for Congressman Jared Huffman came to the Kick-Off. More than one billion pounds of food have been delivered to...

EUREKA- Continuing with our month long series of special reports, News Channel 3’s Monica Jacquez brings you Part-One of her Two-Part series ‘The Night Shift.’ Night shift workers at Winco, a popular 24-hour grocery store in Eureka work around the clock. The 30-person crew is literally running around the store unloading merchandise, and stocking groceries all while assisting late night...

EUREKA- Hundreds of precious gems and stones were discovered inside a Eureka hotel.

Just after 5 on Wednesday night, officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1900 block of 4th street to conduct a probation search of a room. It was then authorities say they found multiple boxes, each with hundreds of gems and stones. No subjects on the scene claimed...

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