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EUREKA-It’s the season of giving and Humboldt Bay Fire’s collecting gifts for children.

Their annual holiday Salvation Army Toy Drive, kicked-off Friday morning at Bayshore Mall with Santa Clause in tow. Firefighters walked around passing out candy canes and set up shop for the toy drive drop-off on the north-end of the mall. To help share the magic of Christmas the fire station and...

Post date: Fri, 11/25/2016 - 16:43

EUREKA - City of Eureka is partnering with Humboldt County to prevent vital infrastructure from being covered with water.

Formerly salt marsh, these levees were built in the 19th century to control the flow of the bay.

Eureka and Fay Sloughs keep high tides from inundating businesses along Jacobs Avenue and protect Eureka’s main water line, a PG&E gas line, and...

Post date: Fri, 11/25/2016 - 16:36

EUREKA - As law enforcement agencies continue efforts to crack down on property crime there are a few things you can do to increase the chance your items will be returned if stolen.

If you just took advantage of a Black Friday deal, take the time now to document the item's serial number and any identifying information.

Take pictures of all items whether they hold monetary or...

Post date: Fri, 11/25/2016 - 16:33

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire was called to the Chalet in Eureka for a reported hazardous material spill.

When engines arrived, the substance turned out to be a five gallon bucket of paint dumped in the restaurant’s parking lot. Rain diluted the paint enough for it to run downhill and into storm drains. Crews cleaned up what they could and called Humboldt County Division of Environmental...

Post date: Fri, 11/25/2016 - 16:32

ARCATA - medical marijuana has been legal since 1996 and Prop 64 made it tax free, but not everyone is taking advantage of this new benefit.

Cannabis for medical use is only tax-free if the patient holds a state ID card issued by each county’s health department.

The cards can cost up to $200 and include a photo.

A dispensary in Arcata told News Channel 3 they’ve only seen...

Post date: Fri, 11/25/2016 - 16:26

HOOPA - A man is behind bars Friday night after he allegedly killed a woman in Hoopa.

During the investigation officials identified Lorence Emmanuel Bailey as a person of interest, after police responded to a disturbance call early Friday morning on lower Cal Pac Road in the Hoopa Valley.

When they arrived they located a female with multiple wounds. She died at the scene.

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Post date: Fri, 11/25/2016 - 15:33

NORTH COAST – THE EEL- RESTORING THE RIVER-PART 2

Yesterday in my special report, I told you about an organization helping to bring the Eel River back to its former glory.

The Eel River Recover Project is using science and information to help enlighten and inspire the community to be conscious about their impact on one of the North Coast’s largest ecosystems.

Here’s part 2...

Post date: Thu, 11/24/2016 - 22:50

NORTH COAST –  The Eel: Restoring the River -Part 1

It’s the third longest watershed in the state and at one time it was home to some of the largest steelhead and salmon runs on the west coast. But hard times have come to the Eel River and for years it has seemingly languished in a shell of its former self.

In part one of my special report: the Eel – Restoring the River, we’ll...

Post date: Thu, 11/24/2016 - 19:18