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McKINLEYVILLE - Humboldt County has a new superintendent. The School Board appointed Chris Hartley last week and we caught up with him to hear his plans for the office.
As he begins the transition, Hartley stated his first goal is to better acquaint himself with the inner workings of the office. He will work alongside the current superintendent, Dr. Eagles, on programming and budgeting...

Post date: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 17:25

Humboldt State University was recently recognized for having one of the "strongest and most extensive hunger assistance programs" by the California Teacher Association. 

According to a California State University food security study, as many as one in five CSU students experience food insecurity - meaning that they could not pay for nutritious food or were forced to regularly skip meals...

Post date: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 16:35

Dancers from different dance studios all around the county are coming together to perform in what's being called the "Dancing Stars of Humboldt".

The show consists of about twenty dance numbers including solos, duets and big groups that range from hip hop and modern dance to ballet and tap.

As the co-producer of the show explained, this experience is a chance for the dancers to...

Post date: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 16:33

It's Valentine’s Day and love is in the air at the local flower shops.

Just today at the Pocket of Posies shop located next to Pierson’s, hundreds of people came in to get surprises for their sweethearts.

A shop employee told us it’s their busiest time of year and as many as 5,000 rose stems - that's over 400 bouquets - were prepared for today. 

She also told us what she...

Post date: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 16:30

TRINITY COUNTY - Caltrans has made significant progress on the Highway 299 slide at Big French Creek in Trinity County.

The roadway has been in a constant state of flux as the huge slide has challenged construction crews. Monday, officials with the state agency said better weather conditions have allowed them to improve disposal of excavated materials. In fact, 560 loads of debris were...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:32

WOODLEY ISLAND - The Humboldt Bay Harbor District will officially give the oath of office for its newest appointed member at a special meeting on Thursday. Stephen Kullmann will be officially welcomed to the fold as the newest commissioner.

Other business will include a discussion on the Eelgrass Management Plan, the harbor’s Dredge Sediment Disposal Plan which will also look at a beach...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:21

EUREKA - The final phase of the Mad River pipeline project for the City of Eureka is winding down.

Tuesday, paving will take place all day from 7 am to 6 pm and will be focused between Hubbard Lane and Walford Avenue on Harris Street.

Officials are warning motorists and bicyclists to use alternative routes if possible.Traffic control, lane closures and detours will be set up...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 22:18

With the new administration in place, sanctuary cities have been a hot button topic. 

A sanctuary city is a city that's local government has policies put in place which are designed not to prosecute people solely for being an undocumented individual. 

We spoke to Eureka Police Chief, Andy Mills, to see what implementation of sanctuary city status would mean for the community....

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:46