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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Office of Education is one step closer to having a new superintendent.

Expected to serve until 2018, Doctor Garry Eagles held the position for fifteen years before announcing his early retirement.

The five member school board initially interviewed ten applicants. Monday, they convened a special meeting to discuss who will return for a follow...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 16:52

MENDOCINO COUNTY- A Southern Humboldt man was arrested for alleged DUI following a collision that caused an oil spill on Highway 101, north of Laytonville.

Around 11 a.m. Monday, 58-year-old Gerald Stillwell of Garberville was driving his ford pickup south, when he drove into the northbound lane. He collided with a Volvo truck driven by 63-year-old Gary Fischer of Fair Oaks who...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 16:36

EUREKA- Four people were arrested during the Women's March in Eureka Saturday. 

There was a large crowd in attendance and some protestors were yelling at motorists and blocking the streets. 27-year-old Shannon Francis Kirke, 21-year-old Hannah Kelman Zivolich, 22-year-old Lee Dese Maynard, and 24-year-old Courtnie Laverne Hoyerburns were arrested for resisting arrest after allegedly...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 16:14

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to make appointments to the Measure Z Citizens Advisory Committee.

Last Friday, the two At Large seats that Adam Jager and Lora Canzoneri held, expired. 

In addition two other positions expired that desire to be re-appointed. Another position needs to be filled as its occupant moved out of the area.

The...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:51

EUREKA - An ambulance took one woman to the hospital Monday morning after a car hit her while she was in a crosswalk.

According to a witness on scene, the woman was crossing F Street near the corner of F and Harris streets, when a pickup truck attempted a left hand turn onto F street, hit the woman, and drug her about 60 feet.

When News Channel Three arrived on scene, she was...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:46

SCOTIA - Shively Road is currently impassable, after the most recent storm system swept through the North Coast, taking part of the road with it.

The 100 foot wide slip out is located about 3.5 miles down the road from US 101.

Over the course of last week the road began to wear away from the rains, and by Saturday the county needed to close it off.

Public works is working...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:44

REDWAY- The Redway Community Services District is urging residents to conserve water for the next few days. 

Their tank is below 50%, which they say is not normal. The district draws water from the Eel River. However the river is dirtier than usual so they stopped drawing water. They say conserving is important because crews won't have any water to use if there's a fire.

This is...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:06

EUREKA- Law enforcement are searching for the suspects involved in a smash and grab at College of the Redwoods in Eureka. 

Just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the CR Library on Tompkins Hill Road. The suspects drove a white Dodge pickup into a glass wall then tied a chain to the ATM. They drove off tugging the machine, but it got disconnected...

Post date: Mon, 01/23/2017 - 11:09