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EUREKA - A traffic collision forced the closure of a busy Eureka intersection, and witnesses say it was caused when a driver ran a red light.

Just before 11:00 Wednesday morning, the driver of a Honda sedan allegedly ran the red light at the intersection of 7th and H Streets striking not one, but two vehicles. A Toyota hatchback and Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Toyota then struck a Subaru...

Post date: Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:53

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - With the departure of Penair on the North Coast, officials at our airport in McKinleyville and United Airlines are working to increase some options for consumers flying to the Bay Area.

Emily Jacobs, Program Coordinator for Humboldt County’s Division of Aviation said she’s been working with United to get more availability of seating.

On August 7, Penair abruptly...

Post date: Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:36

EUREKA – An alleged disgruntled tenant threatens to blow up a building in downtown Eureka..

Tuesday morning around 10:45 officers responded to an apartment building on the 300-block of E Street. Police say a man barricaded himself in his room and threatened to detonate an explosive device. Several residents on the fourth floor of the building were evacuated.

EPD officials...

Post date: Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:16

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - An investigation into an alleged wrongful death is found not to have merit. District attorney Maggie Fleming has found no wrong doing by police in the death of Jeremy Jenkins last year in Eureka.

In April of 2016, police responded to the WinCo parking lot near Spring Street for a welfare check regarding Mr. Jenkins who was observed rolling around on the ground by a...

Post date: Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:07

EUREKA - In an effort to become ADA compliant, Lafayette Elementary School has major construction going on, with more to start Wednesday.

Right now construction crews are at the school adding ramps and making improvements.

Wednesday, they will be adding more sidewalks and curb ramps to “encourage students to walk to school.”

You can expect shoulder closures along Park...

Post date: Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:51