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SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST – Six Rivers National Forest continues to be challenged by wildfires.

The Orleans Complex is now over 8,000 acres and is 51% contained. One of those fires, the Haypress Fire is the most active. It has crept out of the Marble Mountains and has crossed a section of Haypress Creek. It is threatening the historical Fowler Cabin that has been wrapped with a...

Post date: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:59

EUREKA - The Measure Z Citizen’s Advisory Committee will meet this Thursday to look back and then assess the future.

Members of the committee will be analyzing actual revenue from the 2016-17 fiscal year. Much of the funding is based on anticipated revenue. Those final numbers are in and members will be able to see exactly what was able to be funded. Officials will also be looking at...

Post date: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:46

EUREKA - A thought to be unoccupied motel is damaged by fire and it may have been started by transients.

Around 2:30 Monday afternoon, firefighters were called to the 2200 block of Broadway. Heavy smoke and fire was seen coming from the Blue Heron Motel. When firefighters entered the building it looked like there might have been people living in the structure.

The Floyd and Betty...

Post date: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:35

By Braly Whisler

ARCATA - All across the nation today people put on their protective eye wear and went out to witness the first nation-wide solar eclipse since 1918. However the weather made it difficult to view in some places, such as right here at Humboldt State University where the Department of Physics and Astronomy put on an eclipse viewing event on the events field.  


Post date: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 18:56

EUREKA - The state is providing Humboldt with more resources than ever to prevent tobacco use, and a group is planning on rallying at the courthouse Tuesday to incite healthcare change.

At their regularly scheduled meeting, Humboldt County Supervisors will vote to accept about $1.3 million in funding from the California Tobacco Control Program to go towards our local Tobacco-Free...

Post date: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 18:10