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HUMBOLDT BAY - It’s an issue that engenders a lot of emotion from many factions in our community. Where to place dredge spoils from Humboldt Bay? Tuesday, city staff will present to Eureka City Council options for where to dispose of dredge materials. Those options could prove problematic for some.

Back in 2007, the Humboldt Bay Harbor District with reluctant approval of the California...

Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 23:21

CRESCENT CITY - With this year’s abundance of rain, Del Norte County Law Enforcement is asking drivers to always have their lights on especially during rainy weather. This picture of a rear view mirror has several vehicles that are not seen. Only the vehicles with the lights can be observed.

With more days and weeks of rain being forecast, authorities are asking drivers to take the time...

Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 22:06

Eleven members of the Boys and Girls Club of Chico were stuck and stranded in the snow on their way home from a field trip to Humboldt State this weekend. 

They had taken state route 36 on their way to the North Coast and were trying to find a more direct way home. 

Unfortunately, their GPS took them east of Willow Creek on an old logging road and were completely snowed in...

Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 15:39

The high winds and rain were no match for two large trees that came crashing down in Eureka.  

 

Residents near Hodgson and P Street heard a big boom at around 5:30 Monday morning.  

 

A neighbor told News Channel 3 the sky lit up when the Monterey Pines struck power lines falling to the ground.

 

One tree hit a truck, crushing the top and knocking out...

Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 15:38

MCKINLEYVILLE - The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss the county’s possible smoking policy.

The smoking policy was first brought up at the committee’s last meeting, where they asked to continue the discussion until they could get more input from the public.

Wednesday night they will vote on whether or not to recommend that the county adopt...

Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 14:50

RIO DELL - City Council will meet Tuesday night to decide on how to bring a cannabis tax to the voters, and to hear an update on the ADA porch project for city hall.

City Manager Kyle Knopp will present on the project to help Rio Dell’s city hall structure come into ADA compliance. The current front porch does not allow for wheel chair access to the building. Once it is finished the...

Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 14:45

EUREKA - The Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to discuss both terminating and declaring a local emergency.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting the Supervisors terminate the emergency which was declared after a string of rainstorms in early January.

These storms caused an estimated $7.6 million in damage. The county received federal funding to help mitigate these costs.

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Post date: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 14:38

CHP Officer Jose Martinez expected to make full recovery. The Ferndale Firefighters have their annual Fireman's Games. The Crescent Police Department and Public Works work in sync. Cal Ore rescue efforts are put to the test under harsh winter conditions. Extreme weather conditions have impacted all areas of California.

Post date: Sun, 02/19/2017 - 20:46