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EUREKA- Route 299 full closure in Trinity County will now remain into the second week of January. Also, the full closure of Highway 101 near Piercy in Mendocino County has partially re-opened to traffic. The slide was wider than expected, extending about 900 feet above the road. Caltrans worked on cleanup, installing temporary concrete rails and installing a rock fence along the northbound...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 18:19

EUREKA- If you're planning to light up the sky this New Year’s Eve Humboldt Bay Fire said have fun but please do it safely.

To reduce the risk of injuries and unwanted fires, HBF is asking participants to ignite fireworks a way from buildings or at a safe distance. Also they said dispose of the items properly, don't leave them in the roadways and make sure they are out before throwing...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 18:11

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The California Highway Patrol will be out in full force starting Friday evening. 

It will be from 6 p.m. Friday until 11:59 p.m. Monday. The reason is maximum enforcement period; it's an effort to help crack down on drunk drivers over the new years weekend.

Last year, 27 people died in California collisions over the holiday.

More than 960 arrests were also...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 17:14

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Those wishing to operate a legal cannabis business have fewer than twenty-four hours to enroll in the County's permitting program.

The line at Humboldt County Planning and Building Department was out the door this morning.

Typically the department processes 150 to 200 total applications a year.  More than 1,800 residents have applied to operate marijuana grows...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 17:01

TRINIDAD- A Trinidad family is in tears, after a burglar stole something that money can never buy. 

The Wagner's six-year-old son Ryan passed away 5 years ago, after battling lymphoma. He was described as a smart, loving, and brave little boy who touched those who met him.

But now an urn with his ashes is missing, following a burglary off Westhaven Drive. After returning from...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 17:00

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - New bus service is coming in the New Year.

Humboldt County Association of Governments and the Humboldt Transit Authority will launch expanded Saturday service beginning January 10th.

Redwood Transit System is adding an extra run to both Northbound and Southbound routes. That means the nearly 1,000 Saturday riders can now use public transit until 9:30...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 16:49

NORTH COAST - Beginning in the New Year, clips that contain more than ten rounds of ammunition will be illegal to possess.

High-capacity magazines haven't been sold in California for several years. But now, those that were grandfathered in must be destroyed or surrendered. Owners who don’t comply may face felony charges.

Locally, Pacific Outfitters is working on a buyback program...

Post date: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 16:45

CRESCENT CITY - The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office is hosting an innovative program meant to help landlords keep their properties crime free.

It is phase 1 of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. It’s designed to help residents, owners and property managers keep drugs and other illegal activity off their property. The program is honest and direct and designed to be easy to implement...

Post date: Wed, 12/28/2016 - 23:31