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EUREKA- At 71 years old, Rick Knapp achieved something none of us will never do. On the 4th of July, he crossed the Samoa Bridge marking 100,000 miles in his biking career.

"A few days ago I thought well if I meter it out, I can do it on the 4th of July and it would be a little bit more memorable to me," said Knapp.  

Knapp's biking career started back in...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 17:08

FORTUNA- Business owners in the Friendly City had the opportunity to learn more about the paid sick leave law that went into effect July 1st.

All employees within the state of California are now guaranteed three days of sick time and the details were outlined at Monday’s Fortuna Chamber of Commerce meeting. For every 30 hours worked, employees get one hour of sick leave. In...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 16:54

EUREKA- It's all about marijuana at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday.

The California Cannabis Voice Humboldt proposed Land Use Ordinance will go before the supervisors during the afternoon session.

The group unveiled it's final version of the draft last Tuesday on the courthouse steps, something they've been working on since may of last year. The ordinance...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 15:00

NORTH COAST- The numbers are in for this Independence Day weekend's DUI crackdown.

The Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force arrested eight drivers in Humboldt county over the three day special enforcement period. During last year's four day enforcement period, 15 were arrested for DUI.

The next major Avoid DUI campaign will take place on the North Coast in August. The 18 day summer...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:50

EUREKA- Humboldt County Bomb Squad was called to Ridgewood Elementary School Sunday night after a resident discovered a possible explosive device.

Deputies located a possible improvised pipe bomb style explosive around 7:10 p.m. they deployed the explosive ordnance division robot to defuse the device. The sheriff's office says the possible explosive was made of PVC pipe, capped at both...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:49

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is closer to creating a set of standards allowing local organizations to call upon the Eureka Police Department when needed.

After two weapons related crimes in three days at the Bayshore Mall in February, the EPD provided officer patrols for two weeks. Now, city staff has written an ordinance mandating local businesses and other organizations must establish...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:04

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire says bystanders attempted to put out a fire that consumed about half an acre of vegetation next to Humboldt Bay on Sunday night.

It happened at the foot of T Street at about 8:30 p.m. There, crews found a 25 by 50 foot fire burning in the tall grass and bushes. Bystanders unsuccessfully tried to extinguish the fire with their feet before crews arrived....

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:01

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Arcata Fire District responded to a house fire in McKinleyville on Sunday night that they discovered was a marijuana grow house.

Just after 7 p.m., firefighters arrived at the 1500 block of Whitmire Avenue to find white smoke coming from the front of a house.  Crews searched the home and found no one inside.  Crews controlled the fire in 20 minutes. During that time...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 13:59