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Highway 101 in Southern Humboldt was closed for several hours Monday after a big rig crashed sending lumber onto the roadway.
 
It happened at around 2:30 near Sorenson Rd, in Redcrest.  The driver, John Maxwell Heron was traveling southbound in a 2009 Kenworth tractor/trailer, hauling lumber when he turned right and crashed into a dirt embankment.  Lumber spilled...
Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:52
Jessica McCovey of Hoopa and a member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe/Yurok, will be competing for this year’s crown.
 
This pageant comes in as part of the 34th annual gathering of nations.
 
During the pageant one woman will be crowned as a representative and Native Cultural Ambassador of the indigenous people all throughout North America....
Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:51
EUREKA – One Eureka man is behind bars on a warrant that works after collecting money from Merced County residents who say he never completed a well construction project.
 
47-year-old Edward Mitchell Jr. was arrested last week on a $600,000.00 warrant by The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office and the California Contractors State License Board.
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Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:50

FORTUNA - Fortuna Union High School students organized a walk out this morning after the removal of a campus supervisor.

Brian Cooney’s job was to handle disciplinary measures and he was notified of his firing yesterday.

During the walkout, school administrations would not allow our cameras on campus nor comment as to why the firing took place.

Students we talked with said...

Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 17:54

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors passed a number of items during their meeting today.

One being a pilot program that will provide jail inmates will access to tablets.

This will start out as a three month trial at the end of which the sheriff’s office will decide whether or not to return the tablets.

The trial will cost approximately $12,000, and if they decide to...

Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 17:51

EUREKA - Effective immediately, Dr. Keith Snow-Flamer is President and Superintendent of College of the Redwoods.

Snow-Flamer has served as interim president since Kathy Smith's retirement two years ago. Originally scheduled to take effect on July 1st, the Board of Trustees amended the contract to start immediately and installed Snow-Flamer by unanimous vote.

The President will...

Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 17:41

EUREKA - After being placed on administrative leave, Liz Smith has submitted her resignation to the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods.

smith posted the news on Facebook Monday and wrote that she and  the board quote "had conflicting priorities that ultimately distracted from us enlivening our mission, vision and values, all of which are stellar" end quote. She went on to say that she...

Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 17:21

EUREKA - Eureka's Budget Motel is now under new ownership.

The local owners of the Broadway Motel purchased the building and business and have already begun to clean it up.

Though the terms of the sale did not require the new owners to deal with 350 health and safety code violations, city officials have notified them they will be expected to come in to compliance before re-...

Post date: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 17:16