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NORTH COAST - With this first rain we've seen in a while on the North Coast, the California Highway Patrol is urging caution as you travel.

Roads will be slick due to the excess oil built up so motorists are urged to slow down. Also, increase your following distance and break early. CHP says always have your headlights on in inclement weather. Lights are often the only thing visible to...

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 20:22

EUREKA- Eureka man stabbed multiple times last night near 6th and T Streets knew his assailant but EPD says that man is not cooperating and the suspect remains outstanding.

It happened just after 8:30 p.m. The 29 year old victim says he was in an argument with the suspect at an illegal encampment in that area prior to the assault. The victim would not identify the suspect.

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Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:58

FORTUNA- Just two months away from it's grand opening the Humboldt Ice Rink is still $60,000 short. Organizers asking for your help to make the dream a reality.

The holiday ice rink would be located in Fortuna's Newburg Park from November 27 to January 3. Open to the entire county, it would be the only ice skating rink within 120 miles. The ice rink costs $100,000, plus $25,000 for a...

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:55

FORTUNA- With Wednesday's rain, environmentalists are watching the rivers closely with hopes it may help restore water flows. Earlier this month the Eel River had it's lowest USGS recorded flow in 102 years.

The USGS reports current river flows near Scotia at 19 cubic feet per second, that's just one greater than the record low. However, volunteers with the eel river recovery project...

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:49

MIRANDA- A Miranda man woke up a home invasion-robbery Tuesday morning, the suspects getting away in his truck and with cash.

It happened just before 7 a.m. on the 600 block of Rossi Ranch Road in Salmon Creek. The 30 year old victim says the suspects demanded money, then tied him up and gagged him. They stole cash then left in his Dodge Ram Truck. The victim's vehicle was later...

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:47
MCKINLEYVILLE - It was lights out and electronics off for McKinleyville Middle School students Wednesday as they took part in “A Day Without Power”.
 

Four teachers came up with the idea to go a full school day without power to measure the cost savings. Teachers were unable to use projectors or the internet, and students traded ipads for pens, paper and books....

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:39

ARCATA - Arcata High was recently named a Gold Ribbon School by Governor Brown and The California Department of Education.

AHS is one of 200 schools in the state receiving the honor for it’s rigorous academic standards, excellence in teaching and positive environment. The school’s Arts Institute was also named one of 38 for exemplary art programs. The honors were awarded following a...

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:24

EUREKA - Eureka officials say a chronic nuisance ordinance would help enhance enforcement at problematic properties. Making local neighborhoods more enjoyable places to live.

The first reading of the ordinance was approved at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. The ordinance would allow the city to implement a point system for both physical and behavioral nuisances. For example, the...

Post date: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 17:05