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Six Rivers National Forest - Almost 15,000 firefighters are currently battling 23 fires in The Six Rivers National Forest.

19 of those fires are located in the Orleans Complex, covering almost 7,000 acres. Those fires are only 46% contained, with 33 engines and 8 helicopters on the scene. 

The Ruth Complex has 5 fires that cover almost 5,000 acres and is 75% contained.


Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:22

MANILA - It started as a report of an assault in Manila at a homeless encampment off of Highway 255, and minutes later, a structure on was set on fire.

"Tommey Uber said ‘I’m going to burn my place down! If you do not cooperate with me I’m gonna burn this place down,” exclaimed homeless encampment member and suspect, Anthony Domenicio, “So I said Tommy - I can't agree with you so, if...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:51

EUREKA - The eclipse is just three days away. Redwood Coast Energy Authority says the North Coast shouldn't experience any disruptions to the power supply.

PG&E and California power grid operators have been planning for the eclipse for more than a year. The state boasts twice as much solar power as it did for the partial eclipse two years ago, but Humboldt County relies on a bio...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:40

EUREKA - Improvements to the Highway 101 Safety Corridor have been in the works for more than a decade, but stakeholders have just learned that the project's budget is short by millions of dollars.
Proposed changes include an interchange at Indianola as well as safety improvements at Airport Road. The final four miles of the Humboldt Bay Trail would also be completed as part of the...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:34

FORTUNA - Drones continue to grow in popularity leaving local governments with the task of regulating their use, and the League of California Cities met in Fortuna to do just that.

The Redwood Empire Division is made up of appointed representatives from Willits to Crescent City. They meet quarterly to discuss issues of common interest.

Friday's agenda described drones as a...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:00