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NORTH COAST- Caltrans crews have been working around the clock to make sure roadways are driveable as winter weather conditions have complicated road travel on the North Coast.

Due to last week’s rockslide on Highway 101 just south of Benbow Lake Road, concrete barriers are still set up, closing off one northbound lane for just over 1.5 miles. They will remain in place until the...

NORTH COAST- Humboldt Made has announced a new Executive Director.

Local marketing consultant T. Aaron Carter has been named for the position. He has been a part of Humboldt Made's Marketing Committee and has worked previously as Director of Marketing for a local business and has a decade's experience of brand development.

Humboldt Made helps to promote local businesses 'outside...

ARCATA- A Humboldt State University Professor has been recognized for his work in the California State University system.

Arne Jacobson has been given the prestigious Wang Family Excellence Award. He is part of the Environmental Resources Engineering Department and the Director of the Schatz Energy Research Center.

Jacobson works in renewable energy and his work supports the use...

ARCATA- The City of Arcata is encouraging the community to think green this holiday season. 

According to the Environmental Protection Agency the holiday's bring a lot of waste. The average household waste increases between Thanksgiving and New Years Day by 25 percent.

Arcata's Environmental Services Department said there are some tips to follow to keep trash from overfilling too...

EUREKA – Several thousand needy children will be getting toys this year thanks to the Toys for Kids Program sponsored by Humboldt Association of Realtors.

It was started by Coldwell Banker Cutten Realty back in 1991. That year, they distributed 161 toys to young people in the area. In 2000, Humboldt Association of Realtors was asked to take over the program. It has grown substantially...

FORTUNA - Three adults were arrested after officers conducted an alcohol sting operation in Fortuna.

Fortuna Police, working with grant funding from the California Alcohol Beverage Control, conducted a “shoulder tap sting operation” to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. A youth,  working with law enforcement indicates he or she is underage and cannot purchase the alcohol....


EUREKA- As the investigation continues into the death of a 14-year-old Arcata boy last week, on Monday, the coroner’s office has released the name of the deceased as Jesus Joani Garcia-Romero.

On Saturday, a forensic autopsy was conducted on his body but the coroner has chosen not to release the cause of death due to the ongoing investigation.

The boy was found unconscious with...


FORTUNA- A group of thirty middle school girls at Toddy Thomas Elementary are helping to improve the lives of women across the county.

Just in time for Christmas, the girls donated more than two-dozen blankets to victims of domestic violence.

The donation comes from the school’s Soroptimist Club, an elective for girls ages 12 to 13 that teaches about the struggles women face...