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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The results of a five-year long study into breast cancer survival in Humboldt County are out.

The Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study launched after another study revealed that Humboldt County deaths outnumbered other counties. The Breast and GYN Health project partnered with California Center for Rural Policy to ask the question, “Why Humboldt?”

Researchers...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:19

EUREKA - Caltrans District 1 will hold a memorial in honor of the 184 employees who lost their lives on the job, including sixteen from the North Coast.

Thursday, April 21 US Coast Guard will fly over the ceremony on Albee Street in Eureka where cones will line the street representing each life lost since the 1920's.

Hear from someone directly affected by this loss, the widow of...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:51

EUREKA - A designated area for shipping containers converted into temporary housing for the homeless was approved by the Eureka City Council Tuesday night. 

The six month proposed encampment at West 3rd and Commercial Streets has been the first feasible plan in the city's recent request proposals. The request was for anyone interested to provide a temporary sanctioned camp for homeless...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 23:10

After three days of jury deliberations, a Petrolia man accused of committing multiple sex crimes against two separate women was found guilty on all counts Tuesday afternoon, and arrested despite posting his substantial bail. 
 
A jury made up of 6 men and 6 women found Kailan Meserve, son of former Arcata City Councilman Dave Meserve, guilty of 15 counts pertaining to Jane Doe...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:59

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The body recovered from a car in the Smith River has been identified.

The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office says it was 19-year-old Montgomery Green of Grants Pass. Around 11:30 Thursday morning the back end of her Buick Regal was seen going into the river, just four miles outside of Hiouchi.

No one witnessed the crash, so the cause is still unknown. Toxicology...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:21

CRESCENT CITY- A 1-point-4-million-dollar sewer rehabilitation project in Crescent City that will expand capacity is going as planned.

The project, located on B Street is replacing an 18-inch main connecting the Crescent City Sewer Treatment Plant with a new 36-inch main. The clay sewer main was first installed back to the early 1950's. It serves all of Crescent City as well as the...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:16

EUREKA- A bicyclist was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle on a busy street in Eureka.

Around 2:45 Tuesday afternoon, a gray Nissan traveling west on 4th near R Street struck a male bicyclist heading east. According to Eureka Police officials at the scene, the 28-year-old male victim entered the road where cars were traveling and was struck. He was not wearing a helmet...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:12

EUREKA -- Homeless advocates in Eureka are now moving into high gear.

They’re working to convert shipping containers at the corner of West 3rd and Commercial streets into a temporary encampment for the homeless. However, more than 15 business owners near the site are now threatening litigation.

Eureka City Council will be faced with the decision whether to move forward with the...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 17:07