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April 2014

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribe broke ground on a multi-million dollar project that the tribe hopes will stimulate the economy and bring visitors into the area. The tribe has began work on a visitor's center and amphitheater within Redwood National and State Parks.

The 3,500 square-foot center will be built in downtown Klamath on the corner of Klamath Blvd. and Klamath Circle. The tribe...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 18:10
DEL NORTE COUNTY- A woman is hospitalized after her trailer exploded just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. 
It happened at the La Jolla RV Park near Smith River. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office told us for reasons still under investigation, a trailer exploded and burned down to the ground. The woman inside is being treated for burns to her face and hands. Two camp...
Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 17:59

CUTTEN- Arbor Day, which is Latin for “Tree Day”, is celebrated on the last Friday of April. On Wednesday, students in the Cutten Elementary School District celebrated early. 

For the celebration of the 142nd annual Arbor Day later this month, students from Cutten Elementary School and Ridgewood Elementary School as well as their families got to enjoy a special day dedicated...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 17:47

A bill allowing county jails to provide an alternative to late night releases for inmates was the topic of discussion at the recent League of California Cities’ Public Safety Policy Meeting.

Eureka City Council Member Melinda Ciarabellini and other city officials urged the Public Safety Policy Committee to support Senate Bill 833. The bill would allow the Sheriff of a county to offer a...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 17:39
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
The Humboldt County Superior Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Silverio Parro Snider Sanchez also known as “PAL “, 23 years old. The warrant was issued on 04-08-14, for the crimes of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, felony evasion of a police officer and felony hit and run, with a bail amount...
Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:43
From the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office:
The Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Child Abduction Unit is asking for your assistance in locating 17 year old Sarah Horn. On December 6, 2013, it was reported that Sarah left her home in Lemoore California after receiving a phone call from this number, (707) 502-1095 at about 3:00 A.M. It is believed...
Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:32

The 15-year-old Eureka boy who went missing earlier this week has been found.

Thomas William Carlson was last seen on Monday. Officials with the Eureka Police Department say Carlson left class at Eureka High School upset and threw his books in the garbage. Carlson was located by the California Highway Patrol on Tuesday afternoon around Willow Creek. Carlson had no injuries when...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:04

A multi million-dollar project with the Yurok Tribe is breaking ground within the Redwood National and State Parks.

It’s part of an extensive economic development initiative to revitalize the economy of the Yurok Reservation and downtown Klamath.

The project will take the form of a Visitors Center and Amphitheater and will be used to educate local citizens and travelers about the...

Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 22:33

MCKINLEYVILLE- The McKinleyville Union School District Superintendent is recommending a change to the district's board that would shift both elementary schools. Under the proposal Dows Prairie Elementary School would start serving kindergarten through second grade and Morris Elementary School would serve third through fifth graders. Both school teach k-5.

Superintendent Michael Davies-...

Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 18:31

EUREKA- Washington Elementary 3rd graders have been collecting pennies for Relay For Life. The students have raised $232.78 for the cancer fundraiser.

The student have been collecting the money over time by searching in couch cushions or through old penny jars.

All the schools within Eureka City School District have participated in the fundraiser. They have raised a combined...

Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 18:28

ARCATA- At the Humboldt State University campus men and women brought attention to the gender pay gap between sexes.

The Humboldt State chapter of the American Association of University Women held the event. Organizers said women, on average in the U.S., make 77 percent of what men make.

The day represents the extra three months and a week women have to work in order to catch up...

Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 18:25

The man accused of striking a U.S. Forest Service Officer with his vehicle last month on Highway 36 has been identified.

Detectives with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are in the process of requesting a warrant for the arrest of 22-year-old Eureka resident Silverio Sanchez. Authorities say Sanchez used his vehicle to strike a U.S. Forest Service Officer on March 15th ...

Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 17:32