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Fortuna police offer new emergency alert phone notifications - KIEM-TV | Redwood News

All Alerts will be targeted geographically, allowing residents to receive localized, relevant alerts from the Fortuna Police Department. Nixle Alerts can be sent via Text, Email, Voice, Web, Social Media, and the Nixle Mobile App in an instant. Nixle is partnered with NLETS for unmatched data secu

KIEM-TV.COM - 2018-08-17 04:14:13

Marcia Kitchen plans to enter plea in Fortuna vehicular manslaughter case

Marcia Kitchen, the Fortuna woman accused of two counts of vehicular manslaughter along with related DUI charges in a fatal 2016 collision, is set to enter a plea on Monday, according to attorneys.

REDWOODTIMES.COM - 2018-08-17 23:00:58

Fortuna Open Door to be open to patients later this month

Community donations, matching a dollar for dollar pledge by Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC,) have resulted in a $50,000 donation from HRC for the Fortuna Community Open Door Health Center, which expects to begin seeing patients later this month.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-17 06:59:26

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake hits off coast of Ferndale Friday afternoon

FERNDALE, Calif. —A 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Ferndale Friday at 12:25 p.m., according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).The quake hit 31.7 miles WNW of Ferndale at a depth of 3 miles.No tsunami warnings have been issued as a result of this earthquake. There have b

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-08-17 14:17:31

Lifelong Ferndale resident marks 50 years with the Humboldt County Fair

The lifelong Ferndale resident (except for one year in Los Angeles,) who serves as the floriculture superintendent, began working at her first fair when she was 18 or 19 she said.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-18 18:42:05

Humboldt County nursing homes face ‘crisis’ of lacking physician care

Han has been critical of Eureka nursing care facilities and the local health care system in general, local health care officials said, because she has been caring for the majority of patients in Eureka nursing homes on top of her own practice and work at St. Joseph Hospital.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-18 18:25:36

Men seen ‘openly smoking’ meth on C Street boardwalk arrested, Eureka police say

On August 16, 2018, at about 12:30 p.m., an Agent with Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) working in partnership with the Eureka Police Department’s Community Safety Enhancement Team (CSET), observed a group of subjects openly smoking methamphetamine on the boardwalk near the foot of C Street.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-17 00:03:23

Indie film shot in Humboldt County “An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn” hits theaters Oct. 19

The film, directed by Jim Hosking, stars Aubrey Plaza, Emile Hirsch, Jemaine Clement, Matt Berry and Craig Robinson and was shot at location in Eureka, Arcata and Fortuna in early 2017. The Eureka Inn makes a prominent appearance.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-17 21:59:37

Attempted child abduction leans to DUI arrest - KIEM-TV | Redwood News

Shortly after, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s office notified Fortuna Police Department of the incident, describing the suspects’ vehicle as an older ford explorer with a brown pin stripe.


Father, daughter slip off North Jetty; emergency responders aid in rescue

Robin Graika slipped while climbing on the rocks, her father said. The two were rescued by a joint team of members from the Samoa Peninsula Fire District, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, and the Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-16 21:55:04

Homicide suspect Lorna Leen assigned attorney

Leen, who has also gone by the name Lorna Jean Craft, has been arrested for burglary, drug possession, vehicle infractions and probation violations and has been booked into county jail 11 times since 2011, according to the sheriff’s office.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-08-17 02:04:55

Fishing the North Coast: Boats leave the halibut biting

It’s almost a blessing that the Pacific halibut fishery will be closed for the next two weeks. If allowed to stay open, there’s a real good chance the quota would’ve been gobbled up fairly quickly. The halibut have been on the chew for over a week now, with the only thing slowing down the catch rate


Phone scams claiming to gather money for fire victims - KIEM-TV | Redwood News

Enoch Ibarra, with Fortuna Police, tells us there is not much the police department can do legally, as many of the calls are coming from out of the country, but he says to never give personal information out over the phone. And to call the police if you feel something is suspicious.


Eureka man sought as suspect in armed burglaries, police seek tips on whereabouts, EPD reports

On August 15, 2018, at about 2:00 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to a gas station on the 1700 block of 4th Street for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. The suspect was last seen walking through the alley to the rear of the business. Officers searched


Eureka woman, teen plead not guilty to murder of 16-year-old

Leen, 38, appeared in court earlier for an arraignment hearing in front of Superior Court Judge Joyce Hinrichs.


Humboldt Bay Fire crews douse heavy fire at Humboldt Hill residence

Humboldt Community Services District, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, PG&E and Humboldt County Public Works.


Capitol Tracker: Fortuna, Ferndale opposed to pot deliveries allowed in proposed rules

The proposal would unleash “cannabis delivery anywhere in the state, regardless of conflicting local regulations or bans,” the group wrote in the letter, released Monday but dated July 27.


Report of shots fired in Eureka on Wednesday morning, EPD finds no evidence

The Times-StandardA report of shots fired in the area of 14th and J streets was made to the Eureka Police Department on Wednesday morning, according to Eureka Police spokesperson Brittany Powell.The initial report was made at 8:11 a.m., according to Powell.Officers responded to the scene and “talked


Coroner IDs Eureka Teen Killed in Fatal Cemetery Stabbing

The Eureka Police Department has arrested two suspects in connection with Brocious’ death, Lorna Jean Leen, 38, and an unidentified juvenile male. Both were taken into custody without incident the next morning after being found at two separate locations near the Bayshore Mall.


Klamath, Trinity benefit from fire

This Aug. 1 satellite image shows plumes of smoke from the Carr Fire west of Shasta Lake, right, Trinity Lake, upper left, and Whiskeytown Lake.AP