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EUREKA- The Eureka man who died following a reported suspicious death, has been identified.

Around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Crestview Drive in Eureka following a report of a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound. 41-year-old Brials McCutcheon was found lying next to a black Toyota pick-up. He died after being taken to a local hospital. 

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Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:31

SACRAMENTO- The investigation into what caused the fatal Cal-Ore medical plane crash continues. 

The wreckage layout has been completed in Sacramento, and a preliminary report is expected Tuesday.  Some parts of the aircraft were also sent to Washington D.C. for further investigation.

On July 29, pilot Larry Mills, flight nurse Deborah Kroon, and flight paramedic Michelle...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:23

FORTUNA - After planning for more than two years, Open Door Community Health Centers broke ground on the new Fortuna Health Center today.

Mayor Sue Long said, "Fortuna is a great community and when we want something we go after it. And I'm just looking forward to the next 16 or 17 months when we're all here again and actually getting a tour of this amazing health facility."

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Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:52
SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT– One person is dead after a traffic collision involving a large animal in southern Humboldt.
 
Just before 10:30 on Friday night, a Honda Civic was traveling southbound on Highway 101 and struck a bull near Redcrest. The car overturned and the driver fled on foot, as the female front passenger died at the scene. Her identify isn’t being released...
Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:32
ARCATA – The start of the fall semester is several weeks away and Humboldt State students, staff  and emergency agencies will conduct an on-campus drill.
 
Each August, housing and resident life puts on a drill simulating real life crisis. The simulation will be loud, smoke will be coming out of Residence Hall, as actors will be crying out for help.
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Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:31
ARCATA – The Arcata Fire District is doing their part by encouraging residents to know how to use a fire extinguisher.
 
Just this weekend, there was a small fire caused by a candle coming in contact with a curtain at a Bayside apartment complex. The fire had already been put out before personnel arrived on scene The outcome could have been different, if not for...
Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:30

EUREKA - Today is the first official day of the 30-60 Housing First Campaign, launched by the City of Eureka, Humboldt County, and the Department of Health and Human Services.

The goal is to permanently house 30 people within 60 days in the city, and the countdown starts today.

"Homelessness impacts the entire community. It impacts more than just those who are homeless even,"...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:38

EUREKA - The Board of Supervisors will meet tomorrow for the first time in 3 weeks to discuss a host of things, namely the marijuana cultivation tax, and the countywide transportation tax, both proposed for the November ballot.

The transportation tax would impose a half-cent sales tax across the county for the next 20 years. The extra revenue will go toward funding roads and...

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:17