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EUREKA - Physics students at St. Bernard’s now know the path that their class’s weather balloon took.

The balloon’s location tracker helped the class find the balloon near Pilot Rock last Saturday afternoon.

The balloon had a flight time of about 2 hours and 22 minutes.

Student Colton Stokesberry was responsible for editing all of the GoPro footage together for the class...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - June is elder abuse awareness month. It’s a chance to help stop the mistreatment and exploitation of seniors.

Elder abuse takes many forms. Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services receives 130 calls each month for everything from physical abuse to emotional neglect and economic exploitation. Seniors can be targeted by service providers,...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:19

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - It’s a Battle of the Badges, a unique competition between law enforcement and fire personnel to see who can donate the most blood.

It’s the first of its kind on the North Coast and anyone can donate. Go to the Bloodmobile near the Arcata Fire Station this Saturday. Then donate and pick which group you want your donation to count towards, firefighters or peace officers...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:15

EUREKA - A faithful Humboldt cub scout was called into action Thursday, when he heard that some flowers had been stolen.

Seven–and-a-half-year-old Remington Choi made a special delivery of flowers to the Humboldt Senior Resource Center this afternoon.

His mom saw a Facebook post on a neighborhood watch group about flowers being stolen right out of the ground just a few weeks ago...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:08

MCKINLEYVILLE- It's a role that impacts the community- Red Cross is looking for volunteers, and they opened a new office in McKinleyville.

Friday, there will be an Open House that will include an informational presentation on how to get involved. 96% of their work force is made up of those who donate their time. Volunteers play an important role during natural disasters, and they are...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 14:43

SHELTER COVE- A man is behind bars after a large amount of marijuana plants and cash were found in Shelter Cove.

At 2:30 p.m Wednesday, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to the 1300 block of Toth Road and 300 block of Blueridge to serve a search warrant.  Deputies found a total of over 2,100 marijuana plants, over $65,000, and some guns. 54-year-old Todd David Athey was...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 14:35

BLUE LAKE - Law enforcement needs your help in finding a Blue Lake Man. We reported on the individual last week as a Viet Nam Vet lost. Now that story has taken a much different and more disturbing turn.

Roy Alan Gibbs has a warrant out for his arrest for alleged repeated sexual abuse of a 9-year old female over several years. The charges include eight counts of lewd or lascivious acts...

Post date: Wed, 06/08/2016 - 22:19

HUMBOLDT - In the 3rd District Supervisor race, Harbor Commissioner Mike Wilson holds a whopping lead over environmentalist Uri Driscoll. 

Since Driscoll announced he would challenge Wilson for the supervisor seat last August, the two have gone head to head in a few debates. Wilson has secured more than 5,000 votes putting him in the lead at almost 82%. Driscoll said he would...

Post date: Wed, 06/08/2016 - 18:10