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BLUE LAKE - Toys for Tots now has an extra $100,000 to buy Christmas gifts for children in need this year.

Blue Lake Casino presented a check to the U.S. Marine Corps Wednesday for it’s Toys for Tots program. The group has hosted the toy drive for 10 years, last year serving more than 4,600 kids. This year they plan to provide more than 6,000 children with a toy. The casino raised the...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 17:50

TRINIDAD- Crews were back on scene Tuesday morning putting out hot spots following a fire that completely destroyed a house and mobile home.

Fire broke out just before 2 p.m. At a home on the 600 block of Patrick's Point Drive. CAL FIRE crews were on scene for the second day mopping up smoldering debris that had fallen into the home's basement.

Crews will continue to check the...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 16:12

HYDESVILLE- A Fortuna man sustained major injuries after stepping in front of a minivan Tuesday night on State Route 36.

It happened just after 6 p.m. west of Hydesville. The California Highway Patrol received a report of an intoxicated pedestrian. Just minutes later, the pedestrian, Troy Lovergine, 41, allegedly stepped into the westbound lane of SR-36, directly into the path of a...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 16:11

EUREKA- With total plane seats flying in up nearly double from last year at the Arcata-Eureka Airport, Fly Humboldt needs your help proving another airline is needed for Humboldt County.

If you are an airline frequent flyer the organization wants to hear from you. It's compiling a list of people who hold the frequent flyer status for any airline. The information will be used in a letter...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 16:07

HYDESVILLE - A pedestrian was in the hospital Tuesday night after getting hit by a vehicle near Hydesville.

Around 6 pm, the C-H-P received a call of a man walking in the middle of the road westbound on Highway 36;  three minutes later, another call that the same man was hit by an unknown vehicle. The victim was taken to Redwood Memorial Hospital with major injuries.


Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 22:02

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has appointed interim employees for the County Administrative Officer and DHHS Director.

Longtime county employee, Cheryl Dillingham will serve as interim CAO. She replaces current CAO, Phillip Smith-Hanes who’s last day will be January 29th. Connie Beck (pictured) will take over as the interim Department of Health and Human...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 21:04

EUREKA - A tradition that dates back almost 70 years in Humboldt County is better than ever in 2015.

Tuesday the Salvation Army picked up hundreds of toys from the Humboldt Bay Fire main station. Those toys were collected for the agency's annual toy drive. This year, the fire fighters were also able to raise $1,000 in donations. Those funds will go towards creating Christmas dinner...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 20:52

REDWAY - A wanted felon was arrested in Southern Humboldt after authorities find him with a stun gun, drug paraphernalia and alleged stolen weapons. 40-year old Christopher Gould was taken into custody.

Tuesday around 12:45, sheriff’s deputies patrolling a known drug house on Par Avenue in Redway located a suspicious person who fled on foot. Gould was found a short time later in heavy...

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 20:31