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NORTH COAST - With all the heavy weather happening on the North Coast, Caltrans and forest officials are warning to be safe and aware of your surroundings.

A slide occurred on Highway 36 due to heavy wind and rains. Bridgeville maintenance crews were busy clearing that area Thursday.

Also, Six Rivers Forest warns of severe weather in and around burned areas from summer wildfires...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 20:13

GASQUET - Del Norte County law enforcement is searching for a missing Oregon man.

59-year old Lee Martinho of Cave Junction left Thursday with his girlfriend to pick mushrooms in the Gasquet Mountains. The two planned to meet at Road 17N-49 early this morning. The girlfriend made it out but Martinho is still missing. Del Norte County Search and Rescue searched all day with no contact....

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 19:56

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Crescent City sewer rates could be dramatically changed after the city council moved forward with a new ordinance.

The ordinance proposes consumption based rates. This move would distribute the financial responsibility for the utility more equitably among those who use it. Costs such as administration would be shared among all rate payers.

The proposed new rate...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 19:39

EUREKA- Local mailing and shipping companies are seeing an increase in customers now that Christmas is just two weeks away.

Scrapper’s Edge in Eureka says every day it seems to get busier and busier with people bringing in packages to ship. The store is currently waiting for another arrival of priority mail boxes, as supplies are getting low. If you still have to ship off your Christmas...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:35

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools is opening up the conversation about the future of Eureka High School’s Gymnasium.

Thursday night, a meeting was held to discuss the modernization or the new construction of the Jay Willard Gym. Some expressed their concern over the historic value of the building, while others supported building a new one. We’re told there are four options including: doing...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- If you have AT&T and were impacted by this week's outage, Humboldt County officials want to hear from you.

The county Office of Emergency Services wants to know if you or your business was affected by Wednesday's disruption in services. You can submit a report online or over the phone until December 18.

Be ready to report your name and business's name, your contact...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:28

EUREKA- Humboldt County officials are looking to hire an interim director for the Department of Health and Human Services after the previously appointed director turned down the job.

Last month the county announced Kristin Brinks had accepted the director job. Just two weeks later on December 1, brinks changed her mind, turning down the position. With current director Phil Crandall...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:27

ARCATA - Arcata City Councilman Mark Wheetley announced Friday he's running for the Humboldt County 3rd District Supervisor seat.

Wheetley kicked off his campaign at the Arcata Community Center and says with his 30 year career in state government he's ready to take efforts to the next level. Wheetley is in his fourth term on the Arcata City Council and served as mayor three times....

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:18