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EUREKA- The North Coast is home to more than 200 active duty Coast Guard members, with Eureka being one of only 13 U.S. cities designated as a Coast Guard city. In honor of Veterans Day and the Coast Guard's 225th birthday, Sector Humboldt Bay Commander Captain Arthur Snyder spoke to nearly 300 community members at a special ceremony.

"Today is an important day because it's a time when...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 17:31

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is showing off it's local veterans to anyone who visits the boardwalk. On Wednesday a dedication ceremony was held at the foot of f street for eight banners highlighting local members of the military.

"It's a personal thing for me, that's for sure," Eureka Resident Dale Maples said. "My son is a Marine and so it just made it a little more personal for us. and...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 17:29

EUREKA- Fire crews say an RV is a total loss following an early morning fire.

It happened just after 12 a.m. On the 400 block of Indianola Cutoff. When crews with Humboldt Bay Fire arrived, they found an RV fully engulfed in flames.
 
It took ten minutes to bring the blaze under control. A nearby trailer sustained minor damage.
 
According to preliminary...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:54

HOOPA - A Hoopa man, reported missing Monday by a relative, has been found dead in Eastern Humboldt.

44-year old Floyd Jones was found near his truck along Slate Creek Road.  Authorities don’t believe foul play was involved.

He was reported missing Monday morning by his sister and was found about an hour after her call. An autopsy will be performed on Thursday to determine the...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 20:03

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Two Southern Humboldt men are in jail after law enforcement found drugs and outstanding warrants.

24-year old Kevin McGuire (pictured) and 55-year old Thomas Lusk, Sr. were taken into custody.

Tuesday morning at 10:30, a Sheriff’s Sergeant was patrolling northbound on Highway 254 and recognized McGuire who was on probation and driving a black BMW. An attempted...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 19:55

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Law enforcement has issued a “Be On The Lookout" for a Del Norte County Woman wanted for attempted murder.

Just before 8 Tuesday morning near the 13,000 block of Highway 101 in Smith River, Layla Strnad and three unidentified male subjects allegedly forced entry into a garage. When they came out, they confronted the victims at the residence.

Strnad allegedly...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 19:42

EUREKA- Some might call it a get out of jail free card, literally. When it passed, 143 inmates at the Humboldt County Jail were released.

“There was a great rush to the courts for people who had been sentenced or who were being sentenced to have their sentences reduced from felonies to misdemeanors,” Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey said.

By September of this year, over 4,000...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 18:04

EUREKA- Ahead of Veterans Day, free breakfast was provided for Veterans at the Salvation Army in Eureka. 

"For some of us who did not serve, we have freedoms that we can't even imagine and it's important to be the kind of American that's worth fighting for so we want to thank those who have served for us," said Lt. Bridget McCourt of the Salvation Army.

Retired veterans as well...

Post date: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 18:01