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HAPPY CAMP- Crews continue to battle the Pony Fire. The blaze, which is burning 15 miles southwest of Happy Camp, has spread more today.

The fire started from lightning on Thursday. Six Rivers National forest sent local personnel and equipment to help fight the wildfire. Sunday, the blaze was at 1,700 acres, but Monday has jumped to over 2,000. The fire is 20% contained. There were over...

Post date: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 17:39

FORTUNA-Thanks to kids in a Fortuna neighborhood, a man was caught during a daytime burglary.

At 2:00 p.m Saturday, Fortuna PD responded to the 1,000 block of Elizabeth Barchus Way. A neighbor reported her kids seeing a suspicious man entering a home in the area. 30-year Kenneth Andrew Smith was caught trying to flee from the home, but was arrested by officers.

Smith was booked...

Post date: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 17:38

DEL NORTE- Two people sustained moderate injuries after a collision in Del Norte County.

Around 11:50 p.m Sunday, 58-year-old Jack Dalton was driving his motorcycle with 63-year-old Deborah Dalton riding on back. He was heading north on HWY 101, just north of SR 197. A deer ran out on the roadway and collided with the two. The Dalton's were transported to Sutter Coast Hospital with...

Post date: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 17:35

HOOPA- An inspection report from Humboldt County's Health and Human Services, showed signs of a rat infestation at Ray's Food Place in Hoopa. This comes after a complaint form was filed stating rat droppings and a strong urine smell was noticed throughout the store.

The report found food and doors that were chewed on. The county had performed the investigation because they issued Ray's...

Post date: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 17:24

EUREKA - Local Caltrans workers picketed today outside of their headquarters in Eureka.

About a dozen workers that make up the statewide union, SEIU Local 1000, were present to chant about their demands, and what they'd like to see from California's government.

The workers have been rallying for improved working conditions since April of this year. 

Among these working...

Post date: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 15:01

FORTUNA - CALFIRE is working diligently to prepare for this year's fire season.

As summer quickly approaches, the threat of fire increases.

Battalion Chief of Training, John Lentz, explained the vigorous five months of training CAL-firefighters go through.

This includes a barrage of drills, and practice rescues, all in case of an emergency.

“You know we’ve already...

Post date: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 14:55

Southern Humboldt - Two riders of a special construction motorcycle are in the hospital after a major injury accident in Southern Humboldt.

Saturday afternoon, just after 4:30, California Highway Patrol Officers responded to Highway 101 just north of Richardson Grove. For unknown reasons, the male victim steering the motorcycle lost control and crashed into an embankment. He and his...

Post date: Sun, 06/12/2016 - 19:06

NORTH COAST -  Fifty people are dead and over fifty more injured after a mass shooting in Florida. A picnic, part of a celebration of June as Pride Month, carries on in the light of the Florida incident. Members of PFLAG or Parents, and Friends of Lesbian and Gays weigh in on the mass killings. Two motorcycle riders sustain major injuries after a crash near Richardson Grove. Caltrans unveils a...

Post date: Sun, 06/12/2016 - 18:49