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Humboldt County has sent some of our own to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. 

Mckinleyville Red Cross will have deployed a total of four volunteers by the end of the week.. The volunteers will join 3,000 other Red Cross volunteers in Florida, North Carolina and Georgia, in areas of social work, staffing support, disaster health services and shelter workers. 

"Couple of...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:08

SISKIYOU COUNTY - Klamath National Forest personnel overcome huge obstacles and successfully install two remote bridges near Seiad Valley.

The 60-foot long steel bridges were constructed over two sections of Grider Creek for the Pacific Crest Trail. The original spans were destroyed by the Happy Camp Complex Fire in 2014. The remote locations along with limited trail access forced...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 20:22

EUREKA - After twenty years of planning and development, the Mad River Pipeline Project entered its sixth and final phase of construction. 

The need for a new and redundant transmission line was first identified in 1996 when the existing one was already 60 years old. When complete in early 2017, city officials say the line will provide safe and reliable water service and serve as a...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:28

EUREKA - Eureka officials met with Washington Street businesses to hear their thoughts on the new location for the homeless container village.

Business representatives said the temporary sleeping area located there now has had a negative impact on the neighborhood. City manager Greg Sparks and village operators highlighted the differences between the two sites and emphasized that the...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:26

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - election day is only four weeks away, and so far, most contributions target one ballot measure.

Measure V would, in part, prohibit mobile home lot fees from being raised more than once a year and limit increases when homes are sold to 5%

The Mobilehome Owners Coalition supports Measure V and brought in $5,700. Contributions to the Yes on V campaign average about...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:22

EUREKA - A Eureka man on probation was arrested with a loaded handgun.

Around 8:30 Monday night, Eureka Police responded to a report of an unknown problem on the 3100 block of C Street. Upon arrival, three subjects exited the residence. 58-year-old Kevin Couturier stated he had a firearm. Officers found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun and a police scanner. He was arrested on multiple...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:19

ARCATA- In an effort to develop strategies and build stronger neighborhoods, Arcata City Council will hold an open meeting with residents.

Thursday, citizens can voice what they are concerned about and address any solutions or ideas they have that will help make the community safer. Different topics such as neighborhood watching and policing will also be discussed. The meeting will be...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:02

WEOTT - Law enforcement has released the name of the fatal stabbing victim in Southern Humboldt. The 23-year-old man is Jordan Dennis Antonsen of Weott.

Around 11 Friday night, Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to Newton road where the victim had been stabbed. However, authorities say, Antonsen walked into to the residence of a 47-year old male and started an argument. A fight...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 17:43