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ARCATA - A special project geared to teens is sweeping the North Coast. It’s a subject most people think happens in foreign countries but it’s getting an on stage look in Humboldt County stirring up questions and emotions and ultimately understanding.

“Jane Doe in Wonderland” examines sex trafficking. It’s a community based arts project whose inception began at Dell’Arte and raises...

Post date: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 20:04

In an effort to reduce drug overdoses and get drugs off the streets, a California assemblywoman is proposing a bill, AB 186, which would implement "safe injection sites" to counties across the state - including Humboldt and Mendocino.

The safe sites would allow those over 18 to come to the designated space with drugs they have obtained, such as heroin and opioids, and use them their...

Post date: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 17:24

If you’re heading east Friday on 299, you’ll want to be aware that a portion of the highway will be closed at Big French Creek from 11AM to 2PM.

This section of the highway between Willowcreek and Weaverville is slide-prone, and Caltrans will be conducting the blasting of a large rock.

There is a chance that the blasting will be canceled due to rain.

For updated...

Post date: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 17:19

HOOPA - A pink breast cancer awareness tow truck was stolen by two armed men and later set on fire in Eastern Humboldt.

At around 3:30 Wednesday morning the Buddy’s Auto Center tow truck was returning from Orleans with a customer along with his two dogs and a Dodge Ram Truck. They were traveling on State Route 96 when they came across a chainsaw in the roadway. When they stopped to...

Post date: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 16:35

TRINIDAD - Reinforce or move? Trinidad City Council wants more information before making a decision on the Memorial Lighthouse that's sliding towards the ocean.

Following record rainfall, the ground around the lighthouse began shifting a few weeks ago. Trinidad City Council approved $35,000 for geological studies to determine the composition of the land below the iconic structure. That...

Post date: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 16:32