Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
Advisory evacuation for the town of Denny. The Red Cross is setting up an evacuation center at the Solid Rock Christian Church, 3, Hayfork.:    
Mandatory fire evacuation for the end of Kerlin Creek Road, 3N44 & 3N50, in Hyampom.:    

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ARCATA - The city of Arcata has awarded a local company the contract for it’s Rails with Trail project.

Out of five bids for the one-million dollar project, the city selected McCollough Construction at Wednesday’s council meeting. Public Works Director, Doby Class, was authorized to increase the contract amount by ten percent to allow for any unseen contingencies. The trail begins at...

SAMOA PENINSULA- The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District and its contractors are closer to completing a project designed to strengthen the water transmission system in the southern portion of the Samoa Peninsula.

Over the last 20 years, there have been five pipeline breaks in the network. Since June, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District has been replacing those pipes with PVC...

NORTH COAST - If your combined household income is 53 thousand dollars or less from 2014, you have the opportunity to get your taxes prepared for free. 

The Redwood Community Action Agency, Humboldt Community Access and Resource, and the United Way of Wine Country are sponsoring VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program that will assist low-to-moderate income individuals and...

WILLITS- A collapse at the Willits Bypass Project sent three construction workers to the hospital.

Caltrans officials confirm just before 2:30 on Thursday afternoon, three construction workers with a Caltrans contractor,  Flatiron West Inc., were injured when a 150-foot section of false-work collapsed while crews were pouring concrete.  False-work is made of wood and steal and supports...

EUREKA - Law enforcement combed Eureka streets after a suspect allegedly walked into a restaurant, grabbed cash from a till and fled on foot.

Around 8:15 Wednesday evening, Eureka Police were called to the Hunan Restaurant on E Street in Henderson Center. Employees say a man ran into the business, opened the register while it was unattended, grabbed an unknown amount of cash and fled....

EUREKA- A Eureka man was arrested in Cutten on Wednesday after allegedly hiding a seven pound bag of marijuana from the police.

Authorities say just before 2 p.m., a Chrysler PT Cruiser driving southbound on Campton Road stopped to make a left turn onto Fern Street and was rear-ended by a Ford Mustang. There were no reported injuries. Police say following the crash, an off duty law...

WILLITS- The Willits Bypass Project will not be delayed any further thanks to additional funding. 

Throughout the Willits Bypass Project, lawsuits against Caltrans and its other partners, as well as protests and additional requirements imposed along the way, led to additional costs.  Last month, Caltrans requested $64.7 million from the California Transportation Commission to pay for...

EUREKA- Staff members are taking a closer look at the City of Eureka's current municipal parking codes. The codes were established in the 1960s and have not been upgraded.

At a special meeting on Tuesday, staff reported on possible ways to calculate the city’s current parking requirements. Staff recommended that officials examine if businesses in Old Town should pay increased rates when...