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EUREKA - Caltrans held the first of three community town hall meetings to discuss the Last Chance Grade, that 4-mile segment of Highway 101 just south of Crescent City.

Interested citizens and stakeholders gathered at the Warfinger Building Tuesday evening. They discussed the landslides and road failures that have been an ongoing issue with the area for decades as well as potential...

Post date: Wed, 03/23/2016 - 00:04

NORTH COAST - As part of an ongoing safety management protocol, PG&E will conduct routine helicopter or fixed wing patrols over gas lines in Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Wednesday and Thursday.

The utility frequently uses air support for various types of inspections. It’s an efficient method to identify leaks or any safety issues along a pipeline.If a problem is noticed, ground...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 23:52

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - State Route 254, the Avenue of the Giants was closed Tuesday morning after a garbage truck crashed spilling oil onto the roadway.

Just after 9, the CHP, Caltrans, State Parks and a hazmat team responded to an area of the highway just south of Elk Creek Road.

38-year old Jonathan Stevens of Fortuna was traveling north when he allegedly clipped an exposed root...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 23:44

HUMBOLDT - The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office will now deputize qualified Hoopa Tribal Police Officers after an agreement was approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.

Since 1990, Humboldt County, the Sheriff's Office and the Hoopa Valley Tribe have utilized cooperative agreements for the enhancement of public safety services within the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. However it...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 19:10

EUREKA - State Senator Mike McGuire is on the North Coast, supporting Humboldt Senior Resource Center’s nutrition program as part of the March for Meals Awareness Campaign.

Senator McGuire joined the Humboldt Senior Resource Center to serve meals and clean tables at the Eureka dining site.

Last year, the center served more than 70,000 meals to area seniors at three sites in...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 18:54

EUREKA – Graphic photos, fingerprints, and calls from jail, all in the third day of trial for the man accused of murdering Father Eric Freed in the rectory of St. Bernard’s Church in Eureka New Year’s Day 2014.

Monday video surveillance was shown of St. Bernard’s property before and after the murder. The video revealed suspect Gary Lee Bullock pacing the property for hours, eventually...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 18:53

NORTH COAST - Dozens of local, state and federal agencies will participate in a full-scale tsunami warning test to better prepare North Coast residents for natural disasters as part of Tsunami Preparedness Week.

Tomorrow from 11:00a.m. to noon, National Weather Service in Eureka will activate all tsunami warning systems.

That includes sirens, radio and television interruptions,...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 18:51

The Klamath Trinity Joint Unified School District is searching for a new principal.


At a recent meeting, the school board made the decision to have longtime Trinity Valley Elementary School Principal Sandra Moon re-assigned to a teaching position.


Superintendent Jon Ray told News Channel 3, Moon has since submitted her resignation. A phone call to Moon was not...

Post date: Tue, 03/22/2016 - 18:38