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EUREKA - Quick thinking by some good Samaritans kept a structure fire from getting out of hand in Eureka

Just before 7 Tuesday evening, Humboldt Bay Fire was called to the 800 block of Madrone Street. The occupant was notified by neighbors and a passerby there was a fire in the unattached garage. A hose was used to control the small blaze. Arriving fire crews extinguished remaining hot...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 23:36

EUREKA - Road work on a section of Fairway Drive in Eureka will commence this next week.

The Public Works Department says the bridge adjacent to the golf course will get paved. The work will take place between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm this Tuesday weather permitting.

There will be one-way controlled traffic and motorists should expect short delays.

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:33

FORTUNA - Lives were changed in an instant last Tuesday night and now an investigation intensifies.

The CHP has recovered the grey 2007 Chevy Tahoe allegedly involved in the fatal hit and run crash south of Fortuna. 

Authorities have identified an 18-year old female suspect from Miranda but are working to obtain an arrest warrant. 

A 47-year old man was walking southbound...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:25

ARCATA - With Humboldt State University back in session, authorities are reporting an increase in the number of large parties off campus.

Many times there is excessive noise, irresponsible alcohol consumption and violence. Law enforcement is encouraging party hosts to be responsible and make sure that the gatherings are contained, private and under control. Utilize a guest list and...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:16

CUTTEN- Residents in Cutten are having trouble with bears. One bear in particular making quite a mess in the community.

"It's a pretty good sized bear to let me tell you," Cutten resident Angie Verville said. "Out garbage can is probably about this high, his shoulder hits that standing on all fours, his shoulder hits that top of the garbage can and he just reaches up, yanks it down,...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:37

NORTH COAST- Although Thursday’s phone outage wasn’t quite a disaster, it brings about a good question: are you prepared in case of a natural disaster in your own backyard?

September is National Preparedness Month and Arcata Fire District is helping you get prepared with four easy steps.

Step 1: have a plan in place in case you are separated from family members. Step 2: have a...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:20

ARCATA- The California Highway Patrol and Caltrans are reminding motorists to slow down on the safety corridor, as you head into Arcata. In recent months, many drivers have not been watching their speed. Caltrans wants to remind drivers why the limit was changed from 65-miles per hour to 50, back in 2002.

"It was put in effect after there were several fatal collisions, several people...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:08

ARCATA- A big milestone to tell you about at Mad River Community Hospital. We’re told physicians there helped deliver 76 babies into the world last month.

41 boys and 35 girls, including two sets of twins were born, marking the largest number of babies ever delivered at the Arcata hospital in a calendar month. The average is usually 50 babies. We spoke with two individuals who helped...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:01