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SCOTIA – A local dog trainer is spreading awareness about dog bite prevention. Wednesday she spoke to students at Stanwood A. Murphy Elementary in Scotia.

Millions of people across the U.S. are bitten by dogs every year with children being three times more likely. As part of dog bite prevention week dog trainer Janna Campillo of Redwood Coast K9 Academy, is educating youth on how to...

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 18:02

CALIFORNIA-  St.Joseph Hospital announced today that they will be distributing 1 million dollars.

The money will be going to a total of 33 non-profits in California  who provide basic needs to the homeless and hungry. Arcata House is one of the organizations that is getting the money. They are just one of five in Humboldt County that will get part of the $150,000.

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:59

EUREKA - Students at a local elementary school got the opportunity to pick out free books Wednesday along with learning about bicycle safety. It's all part of a nationwide effort during National Bike Month.

It's called Ride for Reading; a non-profit organization that donates books to children in low-income areas with a mission to promote literacy and also bicycle education.

"It...

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:45

EUREKA - Local citizens got a chance to speak whatever was on their minds today after the Eureka Police Department held a “Coffee with the Captains” event.

Folks met from 11 to 1 Tuesday and conversed with Captain’s Steve Watson and Brian Stephens about local issues or just the time of day. It’s a regularly occurring event that is a staple of the EPD’S outreach with the community. Some...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:15

NORTH COAST - Dungeness-The Heartbreak and the Hope – Part 2

Monday night we told you about the incredible financial and physical devastation from the closure of the Dungeness crab season from Domoic acid. We asked the question: what do you do after a season that never materialized and heaped catastrophic financial hardship on an industry dependent on weather, Mother Nature and...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:51

EUREKA - He’s gone… and the North Coast will be just a little less bright without him.

Jimmy Smith died Monday night at St. Joseph Hospital after a long illness. He was one of Humboldt County’s favorite sons and his commitment to the community, his family and job was second to none.

When you think of this area and an example of someone who truly put this community first, it was...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:07

EUREKA- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for AEDC.

That stands for "Arcata Economic Development Corporation" which is a non-profit small business lending center. They moved offices and invited the public to an open house today. Refreshments were also available.

Their new office, which is located on K Street in Eureka, was previously a doctors and law office. Heartwood...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:36

TRINITY COUNTY- A big rig crash shuts down SR 299 in Trinity County.

CHP said at 6am Tuesday,  an "Ace Hardware" truck was heading westbound and for unknown reasons, drifted off the roadway, hit an embankment and overturned. The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Caltrans had been working in the area and as a result, was able to quickly open the road to...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:33