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The Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a possible tuberculosis case here on the North Coast.

 

The case was initially discovered by the Humboldt County Coroner's Office while performing an autopsy on a recently deceased middle-aged resident of Phillipsville.

 

The man's cause of death was unrelated to TB, but the medical examiner suspected the...

Post date: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:49

ROAD CLOSURES:

Mattole Road

Stagecoach Road

Redwood Drive

McCann Ferry Shut Down

West Coast Road is now open

Showers Pass Road is open to one lane 

East Branch is open to one lane

 

Post date: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:42

BLUE LAKE- We have an update on a story we first brought you last week about spawning at the Mad River Fish Hatchery in Blue Lake.

The budget exercise is over and spawning season is now underway. Tuesday marked the first spawn of the season following a two-week delay. About 800 steelhead filled the trap as hatchery employees and volunteers sorted through them. By the end of Tuesday,...

Post date: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:37

MCKINLEYVILLE-- A groundbreaking ceremony took place Tuesday afternoon at Hiller Park in McKinleyville. It marked the first day of construction towards building a new waste water services facility. The pond at Hillar Park was drained recently to get ready for the winter, and that pond is where the new facility will be built. The design was finalized last December and Auburn Construction was...

Post date: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:51

EUREKA-- Tuesday was the kick off for the first workshop of the Farmer Winter Series.The workshop ran from 1-5pm and was held at Humboldt Agricultural Center in Eureka. The workshop was about business modeling and ways to figure out profitable solutions. The Humboldt County Agricultural Producers created these free workshops that are open to the public and will be running until February 16th....

Post date: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 16:48

To contact the Department of Health and Human Services Tuberculosis Nurse call (707) 268-2169.

Post date: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 15:53

MCKINLEYVILLE- Wind and rain is affecting flights all throughout Northern California and the Arcata/Eureka Airport has seen its share of delays.

Commuter flights that go in and out of San Francisco have had delays of 60 to 90 minutes and over the weekend 110 flights were canceled due to weather.

With another strong front expected Monday night, more delays could be on the way....

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 23:58

EUREKA - The Eureka City Council will consider several issues that have generated a lot of emotion with residents and officials alike: marijuana and the homeless.

Council members will talk over a resolution to decide whether or not to declare the existence of a shelter crisis and move forward with solutions.

A temporary ban on medical marijuana cultivation processing and...

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 23:48