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EUREKA - Eureka is another step closer to having art-covered utility boxes.

Eureka Development Services Director Rob Holmlund said, "It's a real good opportunity to get local artists employed in our community and to eliminate blight and the opportunities for graffiti and vandalism."

The Arts and Culture Commission approved all sixteen submitted designs at its regular meeting...

Post date: Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:13

EUREKA - EPD'S vehicle abatement team has towed hundreds of abandoned cars and doesn't plan on slowing down.

The volunteer abatement team along with a tow truck operator cleared five vehicles from Eureka's streets Tuesday.

Rats took up residence in the interior of this abandoned truck at 9th and N Streets. It had also become a dumping ground for yard waste and trash which the...

Post date: Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:09

SPANISH FLAT - A snake bite sends one Lost Coast hiker to the hospital.

A female juvenile along with her family were hiking on the Lost Coast trail south of Petrolia at around 4:30PM Monday afternoon when she was bit by a rattle snake.

A helicopter was unable to fly to the area due to fog.

She was able to hike to the roadway and got a ride to Gerald Phelps hospital in...

Post date: Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:23

SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST - Six Rivers National Forest areas continue to see significant fire presence in the Humboldt, Trinity and Siskiyou Counties

Fire officials say both the Orleans and Ruth complex fires are being monitored with the Orleans fires chewing up the largest amount of acreage.

So far, the Orleans Complex has burned over 4,600 acres and is 35% contained. Terrain...

Post date: Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:04

HIGHWAY 299 - The big Highway 299 project at Buckhorn Summit on your way to Redding is continuing to make good progress and Caltrans is quietly optimistic about its completion on or before the end of November.

Currently, crews are working with erosion control and going back over an area that was disturbed a bit during the winter with a slide.

Delays in the construction zone vary...

Post date: Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:53