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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Caltrans crews were out and about clearing trees that fell on Avenue of the Giants, which runs through Humboldt Redwoods State Parks north of Garberville. 

Caltrans received a call around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Five trees, including one that they described to be significantly large, had fallen on both lanes due to the weather conditions.

They say nobody was hurt....

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:29

Fortuna - By all accounts the Humboldt Ice Rink in Fortuna enjoyed another successful season and will be coming back again in December.

This year, over 16,000 skaters traveled to the Friendly City to enjoy gliding on the ice. Even though that is down from the 20,000 last year, the rink broke even after fundraising and grants were tallied up.

Locals from Hoopa, Del Norte County as...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 23:29

HOOPA - A Hoopa man is wanted by police after allegedly kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife. 57-year old Alvin Wingo, Jr. is still at large.

Last Saturday night, the female victim told authorities she was kidnapped from an out of area home on December 27 and taken by Wingo, Jr. to his home in Hoopa. The victim said she was repeatedly assaulted and the suspect threatened to kill...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 21:18

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to discuss the current closure on Highway 299.

Caltrans closed the highway about a month ago due to a major rock slide on the state route. Officials estimated the road to open yesterday. 

Tuesday, Caltrans officials will update the supervisors and the public on the progress of the removal of the slide. They will...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:49

EUREKA - As of Monday morning, officials closed parts of more than ten different roads throughout Humboldt County due to flooding from the storms.

These roads and areas include Redwood Drive at Bluffs, Coffee Creek, Dillon Road, Goble Lane in three different spots, Fulmor Road, Nissen Road, Camp Weott, Meridian Road, Port Kenyon, and Old Arcata Road near Jacoby Creek.

The hardest...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:45

EUREKA - Power outages continue to effect several parts of the county.

PG&E says since the storms last week, the hardest hit places have been on the coast in Mendocino County, but in Humboldt there are many people in the Willow Creek area without power as of Monday afternoon

As part of the restoration efforts they are staging generators at different sub stations in the county...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:38

EUREKA - Eureka’s goals and priorities for the next twenty years will be established in 2017, and it all starts tomorrow at a special joint meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission.

Last updated in 1997, staff has been researching and drafting the general plan update for more than three years.

Council members will kick off a series of twelve study sessions where they...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 16:53

EUREKA - Three buildings at College of the Redwoods’ Eureka Campus could be replaced in the next few years.

Tests revealed that the Physical Education and Creative Arts buildings as well as the Field House are all located in areas with high seismic activity. State law requires them to be reinforced or replaced, but reinforcement would exceed the cost of replacement.

At Tuesday’s...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 16:51