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On Friday community members capped off Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month by holding a flag raising ceremony to memorialize those children who have been lost to violence.

Put on by Humboldt's Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council, the event took place at the Boys & Girls Club Center and featured a number of speakers, as well as a performance about healthy relationships by...

Post date: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:29

Hundreds of Humboldt and Northern California county probation officers will soon receive top notch training from experts at the University of Cincinnati.

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has approved $80,000 in grant funding for these trainings.

Officers from 14 northern counties, including Del Norte, Mendocino and Shasta, will benefit.

During these training...

Post date: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:26

It's the time of year when local homeowners perform controlled fires in their yards to prevent dangerous vegetation fires from breaking out.

However, if you're planning on conducting a fire this year, you'll need to obtain permits first.

Starting May 1st, you'll be required to obtain a Cal Fire permit in addition to the regular North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District...

Post date: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:25

LEGGETT -- Highway 101 near Leggett has re-opened to one-way controlled traffic.

The good news comes after great progress had been made on the slide until last Tuesday night, when tons of rock and dirt came crashing down on the highway. Caltrans personnel were back on Wednesday removing the debris but had to cancel operations last night due to an unstable hillside.

Now a path has...

Post date: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:01

EUREKA – College of the Redwoods guests are given the chance to stop and smell the flowers, as well as purchase them during the 27th Annual Plant Sale hosted by the colleges agriculture program.

The sale is one of the programs largest annual fundraiser, slated from noon until 6:00 pm Friday and Saturday.

The event features a variety of perennials along with vegies,...

Post date: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:17

EUREKA – This Saturday locals are getting the chance to take a historic ride back in time through the logging and railroad industry.

The 35th Annual Dolbeer Steam Donkey Days celebration is this weekend at the Fort Humboldt State Historic Park.

Event opportunities include experiencing what it means to be a logger and free rides on historical trains such as the 1884...

Post date: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:16

NORTH COAST - Redwood National and State Parks are having a significant financial impact on the North Coast.

A recent study of the park system shows an over 64% increase in revenue since 2012. At that time, the park generated 20.8 million dollars. In 2016 that ballooned up to 34.3 million.

548 jobs were funded and millions of dollars impacted local campgrounds, gas stations,...

Post date: Thu, 04/27/2017 - 23:03

MENDOCINO COUNTY - Caltrans has shut down work on the big slide near Leggett on Highway 101 due to continued rock and dirt sloughing off of the hillside.

After rains returned this week, progress on the roadway came to a halt. Tuesday, tons of rock and mud fell back over all of Caltrans’ hard work. The state agency said they were hoping to have 1-way controlled traffic by this weekend....

Post date: Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:38