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TRINITY COUNTY - A rock slide that had closed a part of a major highway last weekend is now open to all traffic.

Last Saturday after heavy rains, rock and mud came down completely blocking highway 299 near Big French Creek Road.

The highway was closed for two days and then re-opened to one-way controlled traffic. This last Sunday at noon, all lanes were open. Crews built a berm...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:41

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - An update to a story we told you about last week. A body found in Southern Humboldt has still not been identified.

Last Thursday, on Alderpoint Road near Dyerville Loop, a resident in the area walking their dog, discovered the body alongside the road.

No identification was found on the male victim and a fingerprint test was given. Unfortunately, no name has...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:34

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - An update to a story we told you about last week. A body found in Southern Humboldt has still not been identified.

Last Thursday, on Alderpoint Road near Dyerville Loop, a resident in the area walking their dog, discovered the body alongside the road.

No identification was found on the male victim and a fingerprint test was given. Unfortunately, no name has...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:34

SACRAMENTO – Stakeholders are breathing easier after state leaders lifted a deadline that had local jurisdictions in a rush to craft marijuana rules before they lost the right entirely.

Introduced by Assembly Member, Jim Wood of Healdsburg, AB-21 sought to correct several issues left in marijuana laws that were passed by the state last October.

In particular, the March deadline...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:26

NORTH COAST - It’s been a perfect storm of devastation and loss for the crab industry and Monday, politicians asked for help.

A bipartisan coalition of state leaders requested Governor Brown declare a state of emergency for the crab fishing industry in California.

The season has never opened along our coast due to unhealthy levels of domoic acid. While Oregon and Washington’s...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 23:57

The Multiple Assistance Center, also known as the MAC, opened six months ago. However, it's not at full capacity.The MAC provides short term housing for the homeless and is run under a collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Redwood Community Action Agency.

"It's been successful at what it's doing. We're seeing around thirty, low thirties, in terms of...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:50

ARCATA - It’s going to be a big discussion in Arcata Tuesday night as the city looks at how it can handle an influx of infrastructure development. 

The city has several large multi-family and student housing projects in the works. The Foster Avenue Annexation is expected to build a 100 bed residential care facility and 25 cottages, The Village is proposing to construct an 800 bed...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:39

DEL NORTE - Caltrans continues to work on Last Chance Grade, a 3.5 mile stretch of Highway 101 just south of Crescent City that is moving towards the ocean. Tuesday, the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will hear an update.

The Caltrans presentation will provide history on the road that has naturally moved about 40 feet since the 1930's, causing safety and economic concerns. It...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:36