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CALIFORNIA - The California Highway Patrol, with a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will make the acronym “SIDE” an extended enforcement and education program for a year. It stands for Statewide Impaired Driving Enforcement.

The DUI saturation patrols, checkpoints and educational efforts throughout California are aimed to...

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 21:22

TRINITY COUNTY - The slide area on Highway 299 in Trinity County that was closed over the weekend, is now open to one-way controlled traffic.

The area near Big French Creek Road has closed the roadway several times over the past couple of years. A large boulder that was sitting precariously on the cliff was blasted successfully. Officials with Caltrans say that road closures could still...

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 21:13
NORTH COAST - The National Park Service is asking for public comment regarding three proposed radio towers in the Redwood National Park.
The towers would replace the Red Mountain communication site located in a culturally significant area important to the Yurok and Tolowa peoples.
 
That site is set for removal in 2022. Officials are preparing an...
Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 21:07
A journey through drug addiction, overdose, and recovery in Humboldt County and all of California.
 

Reporter: Breon Martin 

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 19:00

WILLOW CREEK - The Sheriff’s Office is  investigating a home invasion in Willow Creek that occurred last Friday.

Two men entered a home on Upper Ranch Road around 7:30 pm and demanded money and marijuana while brandishing a firearm.

They gave the robbers the marijuana, and the two men fled in a dark colored Jeep Cherokee.

No one was injured during the invasion.

One...

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:45

EUREKA - The Eureka Rescue Mission sheltered 150 people from the recent storm that hammered the North Coast with nearly an inch of rain and wind gusts up to 37 miles an hour.

The mission brought 128 men and 22 women out of that weather, never turning anyone away. That only increased demand on already stretched resources and staff expect similar needs in the coming weeks.

The...

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:13

EUREKA - After a string of robberies in Humboldt County, police may have arrested the prime suspect.

The late night robberies began on November 3rd with the most recent report on November 18th.

Eureka Police detectives identified the suspect as 26-year-old Christian James Shepard.

On Saturday, Rio Dell Police located Shepard and attempted a traffic stop. He fled, leading...

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:08

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - As you plan your Thanksgiving meal North Coast businesses urge you to think locally.

Alana Powell of Humboldt Made estimates that 85% of a traditional turkey dinner could be locally-sourced. Everything from specialty cranberry sauces and desserts to spice rubs and sauces with some food producers accommodating those with allergies and sensitivities.

If you plan...

Post date: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:05