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FORTUNA - It’s that time of year for the kickoff of Humboldt Steelhead Days and organizations from far and wide came together this afternoon to celebrate and inform. They started the day off with a water conservation workshop which aimed to empower attendants to think of creative water storage solutions.

We spoke to Dana Stolzman, the executive director of Salmonid Restoration...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:44

Roads in Humboldt County that are still flooded are:

Halibut Avenue

Perch Street

Hawks Hill

Graham Road

Sole Street

Buttermilk Lane

Cannibal Road

Cock Robin Island Road

 

Roads that remain closed are:

Morgan Road

Coffee Creek

Dillon Road

Goble Lane

Camp Weott

Meridian Road

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:37

EUREKA – Some weapons such as semi-automatic firearms and short-barrel shotguns, are banned in the state of California, as some are not.

Locals have been spotted out with weapons like swords, chains, machetes, and whips.

The Sheriffs Office says that these weapons are legal to carry around, but have to be disclosed.

Weapons that are prohibited consist of throwing stars,...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:33

FORTUNA - Marcia Kitchen, the main suspect in the fatal hit and run accident in which her daughter and another child were killed, is seeking damages from the City of Fortuna and Humboldt County.

The claim is on the agenda for next week’s Fortuna City Council meeting.

The recommendation is to reject the claim, on the basis that the area in which the accident occurred in July, is...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:32

MCKINLEYVILLE – Black cats are known to be associated with witches and even delivering bad luck.

The most infamous superstition is when a black cat crosses someone’s path it leaves behind bad luck before the end of ones journey.

With such luck, the adoptable black cat’s at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter are the ones least likely to be adopted.

“A lot of people don’t...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:29

MCKINLEYVILLE – With months of groundwork and construction, the updated Arcata Fire District Headquarters is near completion.

The Arcata Fire District building gets a facelift. The facility now has new crew quarters with a day room, and a new apparatus bay with three engine ports that now allow crew trucks to drive into the facility from the back passed the Umpqua Bank safely, instead...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:28

EUREKA - Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery of a Subway Thursday night.

According to the reporting party, two men entered the Subway on Myrtle just after 7 PM last night, brandished a firearm, and demanded cash.

The reporting party gave them an undisclosed amount of money, which they put in a shopping bag. They then fled the scene.

They are described...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:26

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods can now seek state funding to replace three campus buildings located in areas with high risk of seismic activity.

The college will apply for nearly $60 million dollars in seismic funds to tear down and rebuild the Physical Education and Creative Arts Buildings as well as the Field House.

The college could have chosen to reinforce the existing...

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:08