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The Eureka City School Board has voted to extend the current Interdistrict Transfers Agreement for one year.

This means that all transfer requests will be approved at least until the 2018/2019 school year.

However, Cutten-Ridgewood was not included in this decision, and conversations are still carrying on with school officials as to what their agreement will look like.

The...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:27

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Highway 101 near Leggett is now open to controlled traffic after a rock slide forced the closure of both lanes.

Crews closed the highway last night when rocks continually fell onto the road creating safety concerns for drivers and workers.

Caltrans brought in emergency repair workers and now estimate 20-30 minute delays for travelers.

The road will be...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:26

A fatal hit and run in Eureka and charges are still pending.

Just before it happened yesterday at about 11am, the driver, 56-year-old Larry Nielsen, was driving southbound into Eureka where he was involved in two non-injury collisions.

He ran into the bumper of a car and, and while fleeing from that incident, swiped the side of another car.

Again he drove away and...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:25

EUREKA - Violation of restraining orders, stalking, and vandalism – these are the charges 51-year-old Oscar Rene Pineda has been convicted for.

The case started two years ago when Pineda began sending threatening emails to his ex-wife’s attorney.

These threats escalated when he vandalized the attorney’s office and violated restraining orders obtained by the attorney and his ex-...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:24

FERNDALE – The Ferndale Police Department is now fully staffed, which means more coverage for the city.

“In the last seven months, we were able to hire and train 3 new officers. Beginning Monday, they will be deployed on their own shifts so, what it does is gives us 24/7 coverage, here in Ferndale,” says Ferndale Police Sergeant, Allan Billington. “It’s probably more important for the...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:01

Crescent City – Within hours, US Highway 101 heading south Crescent City, lost 10 of its roadways’ width.

Last Chance Grade has caused quite the commotion for residents, travelers, passerby’s, and even city and state representatives.

“We need to be able to get Last Chance Grade fixed, now, immediately,” says California State Senator, Mike McGuire.

Due to the extensive and...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:01

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods is looking to change their logo and wants your help.

Three new designs have been created and school officials would like direction from alumni and local residents. A committee made up of Faculty, staff and students came up with the three options with the final designs chosen from CR teacher, Natalia Margulis’ beginning graphic design class. It is hoped...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:17

EUREKA - Armed robberies are up significantly according to Eureka Police Chief Andrew Mills.

In February of 2016 to February of 2017, EPD’s Criminal Investigation Section solved 29 armed robberies, 9 of which were from other agencies. Ten suspects were arrested and 1 is still wanted on 4-counts.

Officials said armed robberies not only place citizens in extremely dangerous...

Post date: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 23:20