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Brand New Badges: Fortuna Fire Department celebrate acheivement

Fortuna, Ca., (KIEM)- Thursday night in Fortuna, badges were pinned to the chests of four new recruits, six promoted veterans, and three young explorers. Since it's foundation in 1904, the Fortuna Fire Department has been staffed by volunteers. From the Ladies Auxillary to the fire fighters themselv

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-23 00:24:35

Eureka teen home during burglary

EUREKA - A eureka teenager is home when a burglar comes inside. The sixteen-year-old saw the suspect just before 7PM Tuesday in his home on the 300 block of Sonoma Street. The confrontation caused the burglar to flee on foot. He got away with a stolen shotgun and may have also taken hunting knives.

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-22 20:13:27

Judge rules in favor of lawsuit against Humboldt County regarding Public Defender's qualifications

EUREKA - Humboldt County's Public Defender still faces questions about his fitness to hold the position. At a hearing in May, the courts ordered that private attorney Patrik Griego seek additional evidence to back up the claim that David Q Marcus is unqualified to be public defender. In part, the

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-22 18:17:10

Proposed homeless day center looking for new location due to public opposition

EUREKA - City of Eureka will seek new locations for a homeless day center following public opposition to the proposed site at Union and Wabash. Betty Kwan Chinn Homeless Foundation sought to operate a day center at the former Runeburg Hall on Union Street as part of a six month pilot project. The

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-22 19:21:18

Community members meet to discuss community watch programs

EUREKA - Community members meet to discuss neighborhood watch programs and how newly enacted state laws are impacting community safety. New laws such as California propositions 47 and 57 impact the placement of criminals throughout the state. Over 100 community members gathered last night at Cutten

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-23 00:48:47

Business owners give input on public land use

This week business owners across Northern California submitted a letter with 101 signatures to the Redding and Arcata field offices of the Bureau of Land Management urging the agency to protect unique public lands. The bureau is updating their resource management plans and business owners want to ma

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-22 17:05:24

Caltrans schedules Highway 299 closures near Helena Fire

JUNCTION CITY/HELENA - The destructive Helena Fire is three quarters of the way contained, and although traffic on Highway 299 was re-opened, that won't be the case for parts of next week. Come Monday through next Saturday, the highway will have closures again due to contracted rock scaling and timb

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-23 02:34:04

Buckled in: safety seat check held in Eureka

Eureka, Ca., (KIEM)- Fire trucks, Highway Patrol Vehicles, and employees from the Department of Health and Human Services gathered in front of Target in Eureka Friday for what looked almost like a massive traffic stop. Looking closer, Friday was all about protecting local kids. California State Law

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-22 23:38:54

Eureka High School celebrates California Indian Day

EUREKA - Students at Eureka High School help celebrate California Indian Day with cultural demonstrations during their lunch break today. The celebration included a demonstration of the brush dance, which is a healing ceremony for children and is still used in today's Native American cultures. There

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-23 00:56:57

Series of quakes strikes off coast

Six earthquakes ranging from magnitude 5.7 to 2.9 struck off the coast Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The first was a magnitude-3.1 quake recorded just before 9:15 a.m. 154.7 miles west of Ferndale at a depth of 10.3 miles. It was followed by a magnitude-3.0 quake recorded

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Humboldt County Planning Commission holds cannabis workshop

Around 80 people packed into the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors' chambers Thursday evening for a Humboldt County Planning Commission meeting that included a cannabis workshop. Most of the seats in the chamber were filled and people stood at the rear and in the aisles or leaned against the back

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

One injured in crash down an embankment on Avenue of the Giants

GARBERVILLE - An early morning Southern Humboldt crash sends one to the hospital. Garberville CHP responded to the incident on the Avenue of the Giants near Hodges Road just before 4AM. For reasons unknown, a driver of a Chevrolet pickup veered off the side of the road and crashed 300 feet down an e

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-21 18:54:06

UPDATE: 5.7 quake reported off Humboldt County coast

Update: The USGS has removed its earlier report of a 5.6 quake about 36 miles west of Ferndale. Still standing, according to the USGS website: its previous report of a 5.7 magnitude quake that struck around 11:50 a.m. before at a depth of 5.7 miles about 121 miles west of Capetown. Previously: Three

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Grant Elementary Read-A-Thon raises more than $2500 for Helena Fire Relief

Eureka, Ca., (KIEM) - Students at Grant Elementary School in Eureka have raised more than $2,500 for survivors of the Helena fire in Trinity County. Thursday, the school sponsored a 'Read-A-Thon.' Each student asked parents and friends to 'sponsor' their participation with a small donation. Then the

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-21 23:36:47

District Attorney Maggie Fleming to run for re-election

EUREKA - Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming is scheduled to announce her candidacy for re-election. Fleming has served in the position since 2015 and has been involved in prosecuting thousands of cases. She notes that over this time she's hired seven new Deputy District Attorneys to re

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-22 03:09:08

Ex-deputy pleads not guilty to sex abuse

On Friday, former Humboldt County correctional deputy Cory Jordan Fisher Sr. pleaded not guilty to nine charges of sexual molestation and physical abuse involving minors. Fisher appeared in court handcuffed wearing a red jumpsuit. A preliminary hearing was set for the morning of Oct. 4. Deputy Distr

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Celebrating International Day of Peace with Redwood Coast Montessori

MANILA - Redwood Coast Montessori in Manila celebrated the United Nations International Day of Peace. Students began their day long celebration of peace with a parade around the track, carrying a dove made of cloth and a world flag with the word "peace" in many languages. The classes sang and wave

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-21 22:17:10

College transfer day helps CR students plan for the future

EUREKA - Students at College of the Redwoods had the chance to learn more about four year university programs at College Transfer Day. Representatives from fifteen colleges and universities were on hand to help students plan the next step of their academic careers, including admission requirements

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-21 21:49:18

Earthquake in Mexico Similar to Quakes in Humboldt County

Arcata, Ca., (KIEM)- Just after seven Wednesday morning, a small 3.0 magnitude earthquake was detected in Humboldt County. The event was nearly negligible, and not directly related to the seven point one magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico City Tuesday, killing more than 200 people. While the Hu

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-21 00:06:29

The Hum ~ Down the rabbit-hole ~ 9/20

Alice's White Rabbit illustrated by John Tenniel "Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it, and fortunately was just in

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-09-20 23:35:40