Fortuna – The Friendly City


Coverage of the Fortuna area by Sandi Petersen and Kym Kemp

First Responders Gathered in Fortuna to Learn Advanced Lifesaving Skills

“Each of the scenarios was as realistic as possible, and critiqued in detail by the instructors…”

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Gathering Sheaves of Information, Small Cannabis Farmers Meet the Buyers at Friday Event

We corralled some buyers and put together some bullet points on what they have to offer the cultivator.

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Fortuna Huskies Square Off Against Undefeated Warriors

The Warriors have won all five of their games this season.

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Fortuna Fire Department Will Be Honoring Former Chief Bob Somerville Sunday

Chief Bob served the Fire District for 37 years, 16 as Fire Chief, retiring in 1998.

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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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