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KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST- Yet again, the Gap Fire on Klamath National Forest has increased overnight. Smoke monitors were deployed throughout the area to monitor air levels that have grown to unhealthy levels.

The fire, which started from unknown reasons, is burning over 17,000 acres. It's 10% contained with over 1800 fire officials on scene. A closure was put into affect Wednesday for...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:32
ARCATA – Humboldt State University's Wildlife and Fisheries was under investigation by the US Department of Agriculture. The university was cited a violation involving the death of a fisher that was deemed neglected.
 
Wildlife and Fisheries is an undergraduate and graduate program offered to student who attend HSU. The facility is a newer installment that offers...
Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:31
ARCATA – The Arcata Fire District compensates victims who have experienced a loss, due to fire.
 
The Save Card Program is new to Arcata Fire; it allows Firefighters to give a $100.00 gift card to victims of fires or natural disasters. In order to obtain a card, the property destroyed, must have at least 25% in damages. The program was brought to the Fire District...
Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:31

CALIFORNIA- Thursday is the start of California's Pedestrian Safety Month.

It was passed by the State Senate, following the increase of pedestrians killed on the streets from 2006. Over 800 pedestrians were killed last year in California. The Fortuna Police Department is joining other officials to help raise awareness. Pedestrians and drivers are reminded to put down their electronic...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:28

GARBERVILLE- The dead body found near Garberville has been identified as 26-year-old Joshua Deyo of Wisconsin.

Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Bear Canyon Bridge. Deyo was found face down in the Eel River. An autopsy has been scheduled for this Saturday to determine the cause of his death.

Anyone with any information can contact law...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:22

NORTH COAST - Local Food Month is kicking off today and celebrating its ten year anniversary at the same time.

North Coast Growers Association and the North Coast Co-Op invite the community to consider where their food comes from this September. Events and workshops are scheduled throughout the month to help raise awareness. Enjoy farm tours, urban homesteading demonstrations and of...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 17:36

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - While City of Eureka was able to use that recycled material, most construction projects rely on gravel miners operating in North Coast waterways.

Gravel forms the base component of asphalt and concrete and is a locally renewable resource. Humboldt County rivers have some of the highest sediment loads in the world according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA - Construction is on schedule for Eureka’s Waterfront Trail which should be complete by November.

Crews completed excavation for the new bridge today. Next they will pour its concrete foundation. The trail itself will come into focus this week with base being laid tomorrow. As we’ve reported before that base material is made from drying kilns leftover from the former Pacific...

Post date: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 17:25