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RIO DELL - An argument turned deadly for two Caltrans employees in Rio Dell.
 
At around 7 this morning, law enforcement responded to the Caltrans maintenance facility located
on Eeloa Drive.
 
A near-by neighbor told news channel 3 he heard one person yelling and then 4 or 5 gunshots rang out.
 
 
According to investigators, there was an...

Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:35

MENDOCINO COUNTY - The major slide on highway 101, near Leggett that slid down on Monday morning is set to reopen this week.

The major slide on highway 101, near Leggett that slid down on Monday morning is set to reopen this week.

With crews working Saturday around the clock, 889 truckloads of slide material has been removed, noting this roadway is about 200-feet wide...

Post date: Sun, 04/23/2017 - 20:01

LOLETA – Even with all the recent rain, a wildland fire Saturday afternoon still scorched 58 acres near Table Bluff.

The blaze burned grass and driftwood along the beach.

Cal Fire, Loleta, Ferndale, and the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire departments, along with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife all responded.

The cause is under investigation.

Post date: Sun, 04/23/2017 - 19:54

EUREKA - Really exotic orchids, you probably won’t see growing in your neighbor’s front lawn, but those in attendance got the chance to check them out at the Humboldt Orchid Show and fundraiser.

These prize-winning beauties are grown locally by the Orchid Society Humboldt’s Local Chapter, and have been studied and admired by the national orchid society since the 1920’s.

Today’s...

Post date: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 19:14

EUREKA - In addition to Earth Day festivities the Sequoia Park Zoo held a party in honor of planet earth.

This free event sponsored by PG&E allowed families in the community to attend the party and check out all the activities the zoo has to offer.

Not only did kids get the chance to meet the friendly zoo animals, they also are given the opportunity to enjoy the eco-friendly...

Post date: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 19:11

FORTUNA - A high school senior is asking the public to join her in recycling un-needed child car seats.

It’s part of the Change the World Project for Jessica Hein: a senior at Fortuna High who hopes to have an impact on the community.

The event will be held  Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm. Local residents are invited to bring in their car seats and drop them off in the high school...

Post date: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:09

TRINITY RIVER - If you’re going to be near the Trinity River Saturday you’ll need to be careful. A large release from the Lewiston Dam will begin and run for four days. The release is part of the Record of Decision in 2000 co-signed by the Hoopa Tribe and Bureau of Reclamation for continued restoration of the Trinity.

River stake holders have been introducing course sediment over the...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:48

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Law enforcement is asking the public’s help in locating a wanted sexual offender.

24-year old Hunter Roy McWilliams is wanted for multiple alleged sexual offenses against an underage youth. A 400-thousand dollar warrant has been established.

If you have any information on McWilliams whereabouts, you’re asked to call the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office and...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:38