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SAMOA - When you think of beach safety, you usually think of the water, especially here on the North Coast.

However as evidenced from this past weekend's tragic event where a Fortuna man was trapped in the sand, it's not just the water that is the culprit.

"Sand is... You know, you think it's sturdy but it's really not and it will collapse. And you know if you get sand to...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:14

FORTUNA - The California Highway Patrol says they will not make an arrest regarding the hit-and-run that killed two 14-year-old girls in Fortuna, until their investigation is complete.   

The CHP has established two people of interest. Marcia Kitchen is the registered owner of the 2015 Jeep Wrangler that was involved in the collision and she’s one of the victim’s mother. Kitchen’s...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:53

NORTH COAST - Some local firefighters left town bright and early Monday morning to assist with a wildfire that’s growing near Big Sur.

Humboldt Bay Fire has teamed up with Fortuna, Blue Lake, and Briceland Fire Departments to form the Rainbow Strike Team. They will provide mutual aid in the Soberanes Fire in Monterey County. The blaze has scorched nearly 15,000 acres and is only 5%...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:49

BLUE LAKE - After community concerns the City of Blue Lake is set to add good neighbor provisions to its agreement with Blue Lake Power.

The power plant closed down last year but is now under new ownership and will resume production. The city owns the property and has developed a compliance agreement that outlines the terms and conditions of future operations. Blue Lake Power will also...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:33

Two people are in the hospital after a three car collision in Eureka. Fortuna hosted a book signing for a book which takes a look back at the lives of Humboldt County mill workers. The annual Fortuna Car Xpo drove through town for its second day. Friends of the Fortuna Library held a book sale. The Salvation Army held a Patio Sale to benefit all world missions.

Post date: Sat, 07/23/2016 - 18:19
Post date: Sat, 07/23/2016 - 17:27

ARCATA - A beautiful day in Arcata Friday at Redwood Park drew kids and community members to a first ever BBQ sponsored by the Arcata Police Department.

APD officers are in the park every day and a young person suggested the BBQ some time ago and officials thought it was a great idea. Personnel cooked hotdogs with all the fixings and everyone enjoyed the perfect day and good food.

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Post date: Fri, 07/22/2016 - 23:31