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CRESCENT CITY- Hundreds gathered in Del Norte County to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

The annual Memorial Day Recognition Ceremony was held at the Crescent City Cemetery Monday morning. There, the color guard played taps, a prayer was said for the fallen soldiers, the eternal flame was lit and a wreath placed at the foot of the flag in memory of those lost.

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Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 17:43

EUREKA- A Hoopa man was killed in a hit and run accident in Eureka early Sunday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, sometime between midnight and 4 a.m. Marcos Renteria, 32, was struck on the southbound lanes of Highway 101, south of the Herrick Avenue Overcrossing. Authorities say the victim was hit by a ford that fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Around 6...

Post date: Mon, 05/25/2015 - 09:28

Crescent city - Two Del Norte men were sentenced for burglary and animal cruelty in two separate court cases in Crescent City.

40-year old Martell Parkinson pled guilty to first degree residential burglary stemming from an incident this last January. He was discovered by the home owner who interrupted the burglary. The suspect admitted to swinging a heavy Maglite flashlight at the...

Post date: Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:30

SMITH RIVER - Two Del Norte County residents were taken to the hospital after driving off an embankment on Highway 101.

Around 8:30 Friday morning, Brandy and Daniel Hammond, residents of Smith River, were driving southbound on 101 around 4 miles from their home town. For unknown reasons, they lost control of their Chrysler minivan and went over an embankment colliding with a culvert....

Post date: Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:00

ARCATA - It’s the 46th year of kinetic sculpture racing on the north coast and Friday is the racers final day to get prepared..   

The three day, 42 mile, Kinetic Grand Championship kicks off Saturday at noon in the Arcata Plaza.

Members of the Kinetic Sculpture Lab are always crowd pleasers and have been involved in race for over 30 years.

"What we're doing...

Post date: Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:51

MCKINLEYVILLE - California’s 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman attended the annual Six Rivers National Forest pre-fire season briefing. Huffman also toured the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station.    

Huffman says, he always tries to visit federal employees throughout his district to show appreciation and boost their morale. Huffman plans to back the forest service when he visits...

Post date: Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:21

FORTUNA- South Fortuna Elementary students wrapped up a spring of running Friday with the school's annual fun run.

It's all part of Run Across America, a school program that's getting students moving. For the past ten weeks students have been running once a week in their P.E. classes, keeping track of every mile ran. For each mile, students received a plastic foot to place on a necklace...

Post date: Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:01

MCKINLEYVILLE- Firefighters from Six Rivers National Forest and Redwood National Park learned just how harsh the fire season is expected to be in an annual forestry meeting Friday.

As part of the pre-season briefing, nearly 200 firefighters learned about some of the hazards they'll face this year including extremely dry and uncommon fuel conditions, higher than normal temperatures and...

Post date: Fri, 05/22/2015 - 17:59