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March 2017

Highway 101 in Del Norte County near the Last Chance Grade is open again. The roadway was closed Friday night after a slide sent mud and trees onto the roadway.

As for other trouble areas, on Route 1 west of Leggett, more trees were caught spilling down the mountain as Caltrans continues to work on the spillage and closure.

According to Caltrans, the active slide near Leggett...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 18:08

ARCATA - Locals gathered in Arcata to participate in a seed and plant sharing event.

The 19th Annual Seed & Plant Exchange was hosted at the Arcata Community Center Saturday.

From beginners to pros, farmers and gardners were all encouraged to bring seeds and or plants. Free workshops held by planting experts included creating sustainable water systems and even...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 17:59

EUREKA - Pounds and pounds of trash were collected in Eureka by a lot of helping hands.

For 90 minutes Saturday afternoon, locals were in encouraged to come out and take part in the Eureka Trash Bash.

Bi-monthly, the local service organization, Pacific Outfitters Green Team and the McKinleyville Community Watch group hosts a city-wide cleanup as they target those most needed...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 17:53

ARCATA - Some Humboldt residents were put under a lot of pressure during an intense CHP community workout.

Jumping jacks, push-ups, and all those exercise techniques that are sure to break a sweat, all occurring at the Humboldt Area CHP office in Arcata today.

Locals and potential CHP recruits abilities’ were tested, going through the training of ‘what it takes’ to be a CHP...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 17:26

Two Fortuna residents are behind bars after breaking into Fortuna High School.

27-year-old Louis Lunders and 22-year-old Kaitlin Tavares allegedly broke into the high school at around 8 Saturday morning.

They entered through the roof and when an alarm sounded, police arrived on scene. No one was inside the building upon arrival.

During the investigation, items from the...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 17:07

Over one hundred people were left without power this morning in Fortuna due to a tree falling onto a power line.

At 11:30 Saturday morning the Fortuna Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Home Avenue for a tree that had fallen onto one of the power lines. PG&E arrived about 15 minutes later. The tree was removed, taking approximately 30 minutes and the roadway was...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 16:41

KLAMATH - Its news no one wanted to hear. The Yurok Tribe is getting ready for potentially the worst salmon season on record.

Officials with the Pacific Fisheries Management Council and tribe are predicting the fewest number of returning Chinook salmon in the Klamath Rivers history. Only 11,000 are expected back and that number will cancel the commercial fishery for the second year in a...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 00:23

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Jared Huffman is speaking out after the republican effort to get rid of Obamacare and introduce President Trumps healthcare system was canceled after a lack of support.

“The bills failure represents a victory for our families and neighbors whose health insurance would have been taken away or made completely meaningless by the proposal,” Huffman said.

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 00:03

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Highway 101 was closed to all traffic after a slide came down Friday afternoon in Del Norte County.

Trees, mud and rock closed the route just north of Rudisill Road along the Last Chance Grade.

Just before 7 pm, part of the slide was removed to allow one way controlled traffic through. At 9 pm, a full closure went into effect and officials anticipated it would...

Post date: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 23:38
EUREKA – North Coast Assemblymember, Jim Wood addressed the North Coast community during a town hall meeting Friday evening at Eureka High School.
Discussions included affordable healthcare for California residents and local concerns.
Assemblymember Wood opened with a brief overall of the bills he is working on such as AB 275 (nursing...
Post date: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:20
EUREKA – Eureka Police took a shot, and a little over two dozen guns have been brought to the department.
The Gun Buyback Program kicked off this morning and over 25 guns have been obtained.
Most of the guns exchanged are ones from owners who do not have proper safety concealments to secure them, and owners who no longer have use for...
Post date: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:17

ARCATA – Come prepared to work out and ask questions.

The Humboldt area CHP Officers are hosting a community workout.

This a chance for those community members to get to know their local officers, see what training is like for the new recruits, as well as getting to know neighbors in the area.

The community exercise event is free to the public, as exercising...

Post date: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:13