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EUREKA - A gift of love and thankfulness has given St. Joseph Hospital a world class cancer treatment center right here on the North Coast.

The Denning Family donated 1.5 million dollars to the hospital in thanks for the life and work of Dr. Russell Pardoe. The Dr. treated Mr. Denning for an aggressive skin cancer that he survived. Unfortunately, Dr. Pardoe was not able to see the...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 00:13

MCKINLEYVILLE- A McKinleyville resident is the latest recipient of a IRS phone scam. Gigi Couch says when she answered the phone one night, the caller claimed couch had a federal lawsuit pending. When asked, the caller refused to give his phone number and hung up. When couch did a last-call return, it went to the IRS. Since then the scammers have not stopped calling.

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Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:02

WOODLEY ISLAND- Woodley Island could become the next destination spot in Humboldt County. If plans move forward to create a oyster bar at the west end of the island.

The Humboldt Bay Harbor District is revisiting plans made years ago to develop a vacant lot on the island. The district says because Humboldt produces 80 percent of California's oysters.

The harbor district says the...

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:01

ARCATA- A 23 year old Arcata man is in critical condition and a Eureka man behind bars after hitting the pedestrian with a truck and fleeing the scene.

It happened around 7:45 p.m. Monday on the 900 block of Samoa boulevard. The driver, 55 year old Donald David Watts allegedly struck the victim with a black and silver Toyota pickup truck and fled west on Highway 255 towards Manila. The...

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:00

EUREKA- A passenger involved in a fatal collision on Highway 36 is now filing a lawsuit against the driver, 20 year old Kade Chandler of Fortuna.

The law offices of Zwerdling, Bragg, Mainzer and Firpo are representing Brad Thuemler, a passenger who was seriously injured when Chandler's Toyota tundra crashed into a redwood tree last February. That collision killed two others. The...

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:56

ARCATA - Caltrans personnel were out Tuesday morning, replacing new cable median barriers they installed just last week.

The barriers run along highway 101 from St. Louis road to 11th Street in Arcata. They're meant to reduce potential cross-median collisions. After being hit by a vehicle, glass and car parts remained at the scene and more than 10 posts were bent to the...

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:32

ARCATA - Arcata’s low impact development project on 7th and G is now open for parking, after two months of construction. 

The $1.4 million pilot project will allow water to infiltrate the ground through permeable pavement. This is expected to protect local watersheds by preventing polluted run-off from contaminating storm water. Eight more spaces are expected to open in three...

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:31

CRESCENT CITY - Crescent City’s Police Department is welcoming a new face to their K-9 unit family.

K-9 Django came from Germany and has spent the last six weeks training at patrol school in Oxnard. Police are now using him for apprehension and tracking. As he matures he’ll transition into narcotics with his fellow K-9, Ares. K-9 officers say it’s critical to have two dogs in a K-9...

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:27