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NORTH COAST- A string of burglaries in Blue Lake within the past four days leaves residents concerned for their safety, plus two men are walking from Los Angeles to Seattle, we catch them as they trek across the North State. Also, new details into the murder investigation of St. Bernard priest Rev. Eric Freed.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Walking from Los Angeles to Seattle takes dedication and strength.  Two men are making that walk to raise awareness and money for people with amputations.  Those two men say amputees show more strength than they are showing during their two and a half month trek. News channel 3’s Steve king has the story.

Jeremiah Ray’s older sister Rebecca Ray had her right leg...

Jeremiah Ray is walking for a cause. His sister’s cause… to raise awareness about the serious problem of amputation.

His sister, Rebecca, lost her leg in an above-the-knee amputation last year. He observed her and the entire family struggle with the very challenging physical and emotional issues that can accompany such an event. He also observed the huge problems raised by gaps in...

EUREKA- Administrators at St. Bernard's Catholic School are preparing to help students deal with the grief of loosing Rev. Eric Freed on Wednesday. Freed was an advisor to the Catholic school and was the priest to many of the students.

"Students like us are heartbroken, hurt," said St. Bernard's Dean, Paul Shanahan. 

Freed led First Reconciliation for students, organized the...

EUREKA- The community gathered Friday afternoon as the first mass was held at Saint Bernard’s Catholic Church since the death of Rev. Eric Freed. 
 
Parishioner Therese Dick said before mass Friday, "I know father is with us because I can feel him and I'm not the only one."
 
Dick and her family are one among hundreds trying to cope with...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake City Council has been able to negotiate a deal with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office for their new contract. On New Years Eve the extension to the previous contract expired. The city has basic emergency services, but no patrols or deputies at the Sheriff's substation in town.

The new contract will cost the city 30 percent more than the previous one. The new...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department has planned two fundraisers to help raise money for the department. The firefighters are looking to raise money for the 27 volunteers and help fund new uniforms for the entire department.

On Sunday the department is hosting a Texas Holdem game at Blue Lake Casino. Firefighters have cooked a potluck which is free to all of those that...

MYERS FLAT- In southern Humboldt a child was struck and killed Thursday after a pick-up truck backed into her. According to the CHP it happened on the 300 block of Myers Avenue in Myers Flat. Officers said Steven Tilsner, 50 of Myers Flat was backing out his driveway and didn’t see his two-year-old daughter walking behind the vehicle until she was hit.
 
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