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EUREKA - The Bridgeville Community will now have a resident deputy courtesy of Measure Z funding. Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey selected Deputy, Ben Filippini to fill the position. 

Fillippini is a life-long resident of Humboldt County and was raised in the Fortuna and Hydesville areas. He played football and baseball at Ferndale High School. After graduation, he attended CR...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:42

EUREKA  - The Sequoia Park Zoo has received top honors for its Watershed Heroes Exhibit from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for 2016.

The well-deserved award recognized the zoo’s commitment in designing a dynamic, immersive habitat that provides the best in animal care and public education to help connect people with nature.

Zoo Director, Gretchen Zeigler and Zoo...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:27

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST - Wednesday we told you about firefighters making more progress with the Gap Fire. The Pacific Crest Trail has opened up after crews were able to attain 95% containment.

Thursday, US Forest Officials said there are some slowdowns occurring due to helicopters carrying on salvage logging operations of fire-killed trees. A key reason for this type of operation is to...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 22:16

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A local resident thwarts a potential phone scam after an alleged government employee promises a large grant.

The victim said a caller with an accent told her she had been selected for a federal grant of up to 9,000 dollars. However, she would need to furnish the caller with her driver’s license and social security number. She would also need to send 250-dollars in a...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 21:54

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Brookings man was arrested following a hit-and-run in Del Norte County that caused major injuries.

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Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 18:48

CALIFORNIA- Senator Mike McGuire's legislation to fight child obesity was signed by Governor Jerry Brown.

Senate Bill 1169 will expand healthy food sold in schools and must meet nutrition standards. The bill would also cap the calorie amount for snacks sold during a school day to 200.

The Center for Disease Control says obesity in kids have more than doubled in the past 30-years...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 18:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A Polish woman accused of killing her 2-month-old baby, remains behind bars on a one million dollar bail.

28-year-old Ewa Misztal was taken into custody on August 27, for alleged felony child abuse and later charged with assault on a child causing death in Arcata. She pled not guilty at her August 31 arraignment.

Misztal appeared in court again last week, where a...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 18:32

EUREKA - Marcia Kitchen, the suspect in the hit and run that killed two teenagers in Fortuna, pled not guilty to all charges.

Kitchen turned herself in Wednesday after authorities issued a warrant for her arrest. She was released on $750,000 bail. She appeared for her arraignment this afternoon at the Humboldt County Courthouse. Our cameras were there as she left the building. Neither...

Post date: Thu, 09/15/2016 - 17:52