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FORTUNA- You’re never too young to make a difference, that’s what students at Fortuna’s Ambrosini Elementary learned on Friday. Students were out at the Fortuna Rehabilitation and Wellness Center spreading holiday cheer to residents.

Sixteen students from the school sang and passed out primping bags to those at the center. Inside the bags were sugar scrubs and soap made by the third and...

RIO DELL- An Avenue of Sculptures. That’s what the city of Rio Dell has imagined for its Wildwood Avenue. And now local artists have a chance to display their work to the public, as part of the Wildwood Avenue Enhancement Project. 

The city installed two pedestals in the street's median to display artwork and enhance the town's beauty. One sculpture is already on display, called “...

NORTH COAST- A local community organizer is praising the step President Obama took Friday. The President took Executive Action to change the country's immigration system.

Obama said after a year and a half of waiting on congress to send him an immigration bill he had to do something about it.

His plan will make nearly 5 million qualifying immigrants eligible for protection and...

EUREKA- Updated election results show Kim Bergel now leading Mike Newman by 46 votes for the 3rd Ward Seat of the Eureka City Council.

According to updated results, Bergel is ahead by 50 percent of votes, to Newmans 49. Following election night, Newman appeared to be in the lead.

Eureka City Council

3rd Ward

Kim Bergel 50%

Mike Newman 49%

Measure S,...

GARBERVILLE - An update to this morning's fatal plane crash in Southern Humboldt. The pilot has been identified as 59-year old Dr. Douglas Pleatman. He was the Chief Emergency Room Doctor at Jerold Phelps Hospital in Garberville.  We reported earlier today a single engine airplane came crashing down into the South Fork of the Eel River just before 11 Friday morning.

“Appears there is...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Caltrans is closer to completing an Economic Impact Study for Last Chance Grade.

The area is a 3.5 mile stretch of Highway 101 which is 10 miles south of Crescent City. The area is prone to landslides, which send the road closer to the ocean. Caltrans has been determining possible alternatives for the Last Chance Grade, but needs to complete an Economic Impact Study...

EUREKA- There will be no criminal charges in the officer involved shooting that killed 22-year-old Thomas McClain. Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos said there is no evidence to prove that the officers committed a crime.

McClain was killed on September 17 and was reportedly carrying a BB gun that resembled a firearm in the front waistband of his pants.

According to...

The Humboldt County Sheriff's office is on scene of a plane crash in Garberville near Kimtu Road. One person has been confirmed dead by law enforcement. 
 
* Photo Courtesy of KMUD Radio

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