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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Its that time again-voting for the presidential primary elections are coming up.

It's on June 7. Humboldt County Elections Office said now, they are full on hiring poll workers. It takes 400 workers to do the county wide election- that includes opening and closing the polls, issuing voter ballots, and tallying the votes. Workers will earn over a hundred dollars....

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:23

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A person canoeing down the Eel River discovered something out of the ordinary. Human remains were found.

Around 1pm Sunday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to the Eel River. The remains were located near Stafford and described to be mostly skeletal. HCSO says they will send the remains to Chico. It could take months before the identity or gender is known...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:19

Better safe than sorry- the next big quake can strike at anytime and officials want to be prepared. Dozens of individuals from Humboldt County are in Maryland this week for a week long emergency training course.

FEMA selected only 12 areas nationwide to participate in the Integrated Emergency Management Course. The course started today and will run through the 19th at a training center...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:14

MCKINLEYVILLE - An update to a story we reported to you regarding an armed robbery at Smug’s pizza in McKinleyville on Friday.

Authorities now believe it was connected to an recent robbery at a Shell gas station on Central Avenue also in McKinleyville.

In both cases, the suspect was wearing a mask and hoodie type sweatshirt, black gloves and brandished a black .45 caliber semi-...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:03

EUREKA - Area homeless were putting their first amendment rights to work and protesting at the Humboldt County courthouse.

Handmade signs were on display Monday and some of the homeless evicted from the Palco Marsh wanted to make sure the public was aware of their plight and that there was more to the story than just an eviction.

Many of those individuals had been at the marsh...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 18:45

PETROLIA - A structure fire destroyed two buildings Sunday in Petrolia.

Around 8:45 Sunday night, Petrolia and Ferndale volunteer fire departments and other agencies were called to a residence near Clark Road and North Fork. A house and cabin were fully engulfed in flames. Nearby vegetation was also catching fire along with another home.

Crews were able to limit significant...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 18:18

NORTH COAST - Humboldt County students set a record at the 2016 state history day. Local high schools had several finalists.

Tenth graders Gracelynn Trump and Chayslin Johnson from Academy of the Redwoods were named finalists. They are both interested in the medical field and chose to produce a documentary on Dr. John Gibbon's heart-lung machine. The documentary describes how the...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 17:39

EUREKA - Humboldt County students set a record at this year’s state history day in Rocklin earlier this month. A total of 14 local students earned recognition out of more than 1,200 top history students from throughout the state. South Bay has six of those students including a state champion.

Eighth graders Madilyn Andersen and Evelyn Garcia were in the top eight finalists for exhibit...

Post date: Mon, 05/16/2016 - 17:26