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ARCATA- Arcata Mayor Michael Winkler is speaking out on the growing effort to remove the Mckinley statue from the plaza.

The statue of our 25th President, William Mckinley went up in Arcata back in 1906. Most recently, community members have formed the group, Transform the Heart of our Community to spark public interest in having it removed. Mayor Winkler says when he first...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:13

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Local groups are turning their attention on homelessness this month as the nation observes human rights this December.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states all human beings are entitled to the rights of rest and a safe place to be, among other things. The Humboldt County Human Rights Commission argues that our homeless population doesn’t have these basic...

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 17:07

EASTERN HUMBOLDT - A Fortuna man is in custody after leading law enforcement on a motorcycle chase into Eastern Humboldt.

Wednesday, Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on 41-year old Arthur Howatt near Murrish’s Market in Hydesville. Howatt would not yield; reaching speeds of over 50 miles per hour as he headed east on highway 36. He ran out of gas and attempted to flee...

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 23:59

FORTUNA – The “Friendly City” was living up to its name Thursday night as it kicked off the holiday season with the annual open house from Strong’s Creek Plaza. Santa was there and he was enjoying himself.

This is the 5th year for the open house and every year Fortuna tries to do something a little different. Stores were open until 8 pm, schools and non-profits had tables for...

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 23:40

SANTA ROSA - The clock is ticking on the Dungeness crab season. State leaders, fishery and aquaculture committees as well as stakeholders met in Santa Rosa Thursday afternoon to come to terms with a crab season that has not yet opened because of concentrated amounts of Domoic acid found in the crab; the longer the delay, the more severe the impact on crabbers and the industries that support...

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 21:18

FORTUNA - Massive winds in Fortuna damaged the Humboldt Ice Rink’s tent Wednesday night. Crews worked non-stop Thursday, as the rink’s grand opening is set for Friday morning.

About 25% of the poles supporting the tent were bent; causing the entire roof to cave in. The rink’s committee was immediately assisted by the city of Fortuna, Bear River Casino, who donated the tent, and Humboldt...

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 18:11

EUREKA – Mass public shootings are increasing across the country with 14 dead after two people opened fire Wednesday at a Southern California social services center. College of the Redwoods is aiming to get everyone on it’s campus prepared in case a mass shooting was to occur.

CR faculty and staff have the opportunity to take an active shooter training next week and students can next...

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 18:05

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Del Norte County cold case murder that's been under investigation for nearly three decades is now solved. 

On August 22, 1988 26-year-old Douglas Neal Anderson and his wife, 31-year-old Rozina Anne Anderson of Lake Oswego, Oregon were found in their van near Mill Creek, deceased from multiple gunshot wounds. 

Located just five miles outside Crescent City, the...

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 17:44