Fortuna – The Friendly City


Coverage of the Fortuna area by Sandi Petersen and Kym Kemp

Traffic Collision With Injuries on Rohnerville Road

The victim is breathing but unresponsive, according to scanner traffic.

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Injured Fortuna Football Player Profiled by ESPN

ESPN profiled former Fortuna football player Bailey Foley—the fearless Bailey Foley as they title the article–in an article today. Foley was injured in a football game last fall, he spent months in the hospital with his parents by his side, and managed to graduate this year. Below is just an excerpt of the article: Bailey Foley could bench-press 215, more than

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Firefighters Quench Small Blaze in Fortuna

At approximately 8 p.m., firefighters responded to a possible escaped campfire off of 9th Street in Fortuna.

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Thar She Blows!

Waterspout! (Why is this short video clip so fun?)

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Bailey’s Back! Fortuna Football Player Badly Injured Last Fall Attended School This Week

“He isn’t a complainer.”

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79-Year-Old Fortuna Woman Arrested for Selling Methamphetamine

“On February 20, 2018, Fortuna Police Department Detectives arrested a 79 year old Fortuna resident after receiving information that she was selling methamphetamine out of her residence.”

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Butane Hash Lab Located in Motel Room During Search Related to Burglary, Says Fortuna Police

“While searching the room, the detective located a butane hash oil (BHO) extraction lab.”

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Fortuna Police Officer, Ferndale High Graduate Awarded Medal for Saving Life

“Medical personnel at the hospital said that Walstrom’s quick thinking and prompt actions literally saved the man’s life; that without his intervention the man would have bled to death within minutes.”

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[UPDATE 8:37 a.m.] Flames Visible in Structure on Thomas Street in Fortuna, According to First Reports

“It appears to be a chimney fire.”

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Quad Stolen From Fortuna

This 2014 Yamaha yfz450r Special Edition was taken from School Street in Fortuna.

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