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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After decades with Humboldt County, the Sheriff's Office will be losing their Emergency Communications Supervisor.

Cheri Williams is retiring after working for the county for 30 years. She first started off as an emergency dispatcher in 1986. Williams worked her way up. She handled dangerous calls for service in a stressful atmosphere, but was able to competently carry...

Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:30
EUREKA – The U.S. Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest lifts its fire restrictions. The National Forest Supervisor, Merv George announced that fire restrictions will be lifted Friday. Forest visitors and guest will have the opportunity to, once again, have open campfires on the campgrounds provided. 
 
People who do plan to have open campfires must obtain a...
Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:30

FORTUNA- Heavy black smoke was seen coming from a residence on Thursday. 

Close to noon, the Fortuna Volunteer FD officials responded to the 900 block of 14th Street. A home in a residential neighborhood was on fire. It is unknown if anyone was inside, or if there was any injuries. No additional information was released.

Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:26
EUREKA – The California opioid epidemic is still in dire need of attention, many cities throughout Northern California are hosting forums and seminars today to enlighten the public about the severity in opioid addiction, and alternative methods for pain relief.
 
According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, overdose death rates, sales and substance...
Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:25

CRESCENT CITY- Border Coast Regional Airport Authority, which operates Fly Crescent City, received over $11,000,000 in grant money.

The Airport Improvement Grant came from the Federal Aviation Administration. It will help with the second phase of terminal reconstruction at the airport to improve travel infrastructure. That includes a non-revenue parking lot, and aircraft apron as well...

Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:25

EUREKA- College of The Redwoods held their annual Transfer Day, where students look forward to their next steps in education. 

CR hosted a dozen universities in their cafeteria today. Students met with representatives to get information on acceptance requirements into four-year programs. 

Some of the participants included UC Santa Barbra, Oregon Institute of Technology and our...

Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 17:31

NORTH COAST- A North Coast community health center receives more than $100,000 in federal grants.

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Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 17:21

EUREKA - The courts have denied a preliminary injunction request, and the City of Eureka will evict residents from the Budget Motel on Friday.

The owner, Mr. David Kushwaha of Oxnard, was asking for more time to address the 350 health and safety code violations inspectors discovered last week.  Judge Reinholtzen ruled in favor of the city. Humboldt Bay Fire, building officials and...

Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 17:07