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DEL NORTE COUNTY- Over 9,700 people in Del Norte County were without power Monday night.

Around 8 p.m., Pacific Power says a wire fell down near the Smith River which caused the outage. Although it's not confirmed, officials speculate it might have fallen from the storm. Shortly after 10 p.m., power was fully restored. 

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 16:13

ARCATA - The results are in from the mock election at Arcata High School and Hillary Clinton won among the students by 49 percent. Jill Stein came in second place with 18 percent, and Donald Trump was in third.

The mock election was part of a statewide event by California high schools and Arcata High’s results closely resembled that of the statewide results.

History teachers...

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 15:15

MENDOCINO COUNTY- Highway 101 is shut down after a big rig crash near Leggett.
Around 11 this morning a tractor tanker combination was transporting around 6,500 gallons of used motor oil northbound on Highway 101 when for unknown reasons the vehicle overturned. Both north and southbound lanes are closed.
Caltrans says a breach in the container spilled about 1,000...

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 14:48

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A dam removal project on the Eel River was suspended due to winter rains and expected high flows on the Eel River.

The Benbow Dam was in operation seasonally from 1928 through 2007. A decision to remove the footings and restore the natural habitat was put in place. NOAA has stated the dam threatened Coho and Chinook salmon and Steelhead from reaching their upstream...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 23:27

KLAMATH - The Yurok Tribe certified their recent election results and there were no surprises.

In the East District, Joseph James took over 75% of the vote to Laura Borden's 25%.

In the South District, Lana McCovey garnered nearly 70% and Sarah Smoker had 30%.

Mindy Natt ran unopposed in the Pecwan District.

There will be no run-off election and installation of all...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 22:19

NORTH COAST - With the heavy rains over the weekend, the annual spawning run of Chinook salmon up the Eel River began in full. It also triggered the annual monitoring by the Eel River Recovery Project.

Dozens of people volunteer with the yearly dive counts and kayak expeditions to survey the number of salmon nests or redds and provide observations and evidence about migration and...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 21:13

EUREKA - A Eureka man could face up to three years in prison after he was found guilty of multiple felony and misdemeanor charges including: drug offenses, resisting arrest, DUI and driving on a suspended license.

Law enforcement says last March, 43-year old Destry Girard crashed a Harley Davidson motorcycle near Sun Valley bulb farm in Arcata. Officers found him unconscious but...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 21:04

RIO DELL-Rio Dell City Council will hold the second and final reading of medical cannabis land use regulations. After 15 days of adopting the ordinance city clerk will post a summary and the names of council members voting for or against it. Tuesday will also be the first reading in joining Community Choice Aggregation. CCA is a local entity that would provide services like Pacific Gas and...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 17:13