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The following is from the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay:

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – At 7:11 tonight Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay received word that two individuals were stranded on off shore rocks just south of Trinidad Head. On  lookers situated alongside the bluffs overlooking Trinidad harbor spotted the two after their  kayak sank 200 yards off the beach. 

 

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Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 20:46

HOOPA- A wildfire continues to burn in Hoopa.  It’s called the Heck Creek Fire and it began in the early afternoon on Thursday.

The fire is currently five acres and zero percent contained.  The blaze is consuming timber and brush in the area and structures are in its vicinity.  Officials report the wildfire is spreading at a moderate rate.  The Hoopa Wildland Fire Department is...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 20:43

ARCATA- The Bureau of Land Management is implementing fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Arcata Field Office.

The restrictions take effect on Friday and will remain in place until further notice due to dry fuels and increasing fire danger on the North Coast.  They include no smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, at a designated recreation site, or other...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 19:49

ARCATA- An Arcata Police Patrol Service K-9’s duties are over after serving the community for the last six years.

Bronko, Officer Greg Pope’s K-9 partner, recently retired due to health issues.  Bronko was imported from Germany in 2009 and joined the Arcata Police Department later that year.  His purchase was funded by community donations.  Bronko and Officer Pope responded to several ...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 19:46

DEL NORTE - It a word that no one likes to hear, deficit, but that’s what the county of Del Norte is currently facing.  

The Del Norte Board of Supervisors tentatively approved its $23 million budget. However, it’s proposed to be in deficit over $2.5 million. That’s an $800,000 or 10% increase over last year. County officials say they will not have direction on how to balance the budget...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 19:07

EUREKA - It's the annual Redwood Acres “The Best of Humboldt” Fair. Comprised of people, animals, food, games and of course carnival rides.

"The best part about coming out here is mainly doing the rides and the games," said Michelle Lewis, Miss Heart of Humboldt County.

The fair features about 20 rides from the California Carnival Company. Zero Gravity is the company’s brand new...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 19:02

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Annual Explorers Leadership Academy is taking place at Eureka High.

Fourteen cadets are attending the five day academy. It began with military style training and a physical fitness test. Cadets continue that daily, with a 6:00 a.m. workout. The academy teaches a range of curriculum from officer safety to handling mentally ill individuals and...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:49

EUREKA- Honoring those who fought to keep our country safe, on Thursday the final celebration of honor flight seven.

Fifty four veterans visited the war memorials in Washington D.C. for free earlier in June as part of the North Coast Honor Flight. On Thursday those veterans gathered once more for a reunion of sorts to talk about the four day trip and pay their final respects.

At...

Post date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 17:57