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EUREKA - A date has been set for Marcia Kitchen's preliminary hearing.

Originally scheduled last October, the hearing will be held May 8th. That's nearly ten months after authorities allege Kitchen struck her own daughter, Kiya, and her friend, Faith Tsarnas, with a Jeep while they were skateboarding on Eel River Drive in Fortuna the night of July 12th.  Both 14-year-olds died from...

Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:58

ARCATA - A photo of the suspect in a fatal knifing in Arcata last weekend has been released. Kyle Zoellner was arrested early last Saturday morning at the scene for the homicide of 19-year old HSU student, David Lawson.

Arcata Police have been investigating the murder and so far have gathered over 25 witnesses. APD urges anyone with an account of the incident or further information to...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 21:31

EUREKA - City of Eureka continues to make progress toward becoming one of the state's first cultural districts.

The proposed district stretches along the waterfront through old town and encompasses historic sites like the Carson Mansion and Blue Ox Millworks.

If approved, Eureka would be a part of a statewide marketing campaign and help develop the program for other areas of the...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 19:07

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Harbor District is asking for comment on two proposed oyster farms.

Because of similarities in design and execution, Yeung Oyster Farm and the Humboldt Bay Mariculture Pre-Permitting Project have been combined only for the environmental impact report phase.

The projects would cover 329 acres at five sites around the bay. If approved, the Yeung Farm would...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 19:04

EUREKA - Tax day is here!

The IRS expected to receive twelve million personal returns over the last three days and up to the filing deadline.

On the North Coast, Eureka's post office branches saw a steady stream of customers seeking that all-important postmark signifying the return was filed on time.

Though customers kept pouring in, postal workers say tax day has changed...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:59

A horrific crash unfortunately adds another victim.

An update to the fatal crash east of Blue Lake. The California Highway Patrol now reports two victims are dead.

 

At around 6:30 Monday night, 26-year old Yesenia Wood of Oroville was driving westbound in a Toyota Sienna westbound and crossed the eastbound lane into the path of a Chrysler Town and County minivan driven by...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:51

One local business has started a program that aims to bring comfort to the homeless.

NorthCoast Knittery is making socks to donate to the Eureka Rescue Mission.

Knitters meet every Tuesday from noon to 2PM, and their goal is to knit 100 socks by the end of September.

Since spreading the message of their project online, many people from out of state are purchasing their...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:34

FORTUNA - An owl with an injured wing was found Tuesday morning in Fortuna struggling to fight off a bothersome crow.

A concerned Fortuna resident found the owl near the Nazerene Church at about 7:30AM, captured him and contacted the Fortuna police.

He was brought to the station and was determined to be a Great Horned Owl.

Due to his injuries could only lie down.

In...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:31