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EUREKA - Quick-thinking bystanders battle a small fire with a garden hose in Eureka.

Just after 11:00a.m., neighbors reported smoke coming from a trailer located in a backyard on McCullen Avenue. Before engines arrived, the occupants and others nearby had extinguished the fire which was contained to the kitchen area.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to ensure the fire was completely...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:18

EUREKA - Eureka council welcomed some new city servants.

Mayor Jager swore in nine volunteers with CERT or the Community Emergency Response Team. They will serve with Humboldt Bay Fire to aid in disaster response and other emergencies. Each team member receives ongoing training after completing a twenty-three hour basic class to become CERT-certified.

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:17

CALIFORNIA- Red Cross and law enforcement is reminding the community to be prepared and practice safety. Over 20 million people in the United States are participating in the Great ShakeOut.

The earthquake drill is planned for Thursday, at exactly 10:20 a.m. So far, 10 million coming are participating in California. In Humboldt County, 37,000 people have registered, and over 7,000 in Del...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Concern over veteran suicides has prompted local agencies to participate in a challenge to raise awareness.  

Loleta Volunteer Fire Department's Jonathon Flyer and Supervisor Rex Bohn organized the 22-day Push-up Challenge, using their own personal money. 22 is the number of veteran suicides committed every day. The competition is between the Humboldt County Sheriff's...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:08

LEGGETT- It could be weeks before the oil spill is completely cleaned up. However, Highway 101 near Leggett is now open to one-way controlled traffic.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, it completely closed down following a big rig oil spill. The tanker was carrying 6,500 gallons of used motor oil, heading north, when for unknown reasons it overturned on the road. Highway 101 was closed for 14...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:24

EUREKA - City staff will continue the search for temporary sleeping areas after council rejected the foot of T Street.

Businesses along Washington Street requested that council revisit some of the temporary sleeping sites after Betty Chinn's Blue Angel Village planned to move to the area. Staff recommended the foot of T but council rejected that proposal. The sites will remain unchanged...

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 22:28

EUREKA- The Holstein steer, notorious for his tall height and love for wheat bread, is staying on the North Coast. 

Sequoia Park Zoo told News Channel 3 that by the end of this week, Danniel will be moving to Eureka's Lost Coast Hay. Just last month, he was measured by a veterinarian for the Guinness Book of World Records, coming in at 6'4 in height.

Lost Coast Hay said that he...

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 17:35

TRINIDAD - The City of Trinidad heard a first reading of the long-deliberated short term rental ordinance.

The ordinance would require property owners who wish to rent their residence to obtain permits and cap the total number available at twenty-six.

Owners are restricted to one rental and permits can only be transferred to a spouse.

During months of debate, city...

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 17:05