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WEITCHPEC - The Tulley fire has burned 400 acres in the Pecwan area and is zero percent contained. The fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain in heavy timber and slash.


There are currently 491 personnel on the fire...
Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 20:19

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A reminder to medical marijuana growers-  the deadline to register with Humboldt County and be eligible for "good standing" is Tuesday.

After registering, growers will then have to apply for a permit. Growers will also have to be reviewed by the Sheriff's Office, Agriculture Commission, Division of Environmental Health and DA. Once those steps are completed and passed,...

Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 18:46

According to the Department of Fish and Wildlife, salmon fishing on the Klamath River Spit will close for the season. However, several other areas remain open. 

KLAMATH RIVER- The area closing is within 100 yards of the channel, through the sand spit at the mouth of the Klamath River.

Anglers will meet their sub quota of catching 167 Chinook salmon by the end of Monday. Fishing...

Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 18:37

CARLOTTA- Suspects remain on the loose following a shooting and vehicle chase near Carlotta. 

Around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, a Fish and Wildlife officer attempted a traffic stop near Redwood House Road near Highway 36. Multiple suspects were in the car allegedly spotlighting, which is considered poaching. The suspects shot at the officer and fled, leading him on a chase. The suspects later...

Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 18:25

EUREKA - Two drivers claim to see a green light then one of them ends up in the side of a building.

Around 11:30 this morning, a Toyota Highlander was headed East on 7th Street at the same time a Mercedes Benz was traveling North on I Street. Both female drivers reported seeing a green light before the vehicles collided in the intersection sending the Mercedes into the steps of an...

Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Humboldt County's Elections Division will have an improved facility starting next Monday.

The department has outgrown the Clark Complex at Harris And I Streets since moving there more than two decades ago. The new facility at The Humboldt Plaza in North Eureka will have more space to serve voters, closer parking, and better storage for elections equipment.


Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:34

TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council will hold a special meeting at a special time Tuesday.

Members will discuss short term rental ordinance amendments at an afternoon meeting. This is the second time in the last two weeks. Council may do away with some of the planning commission’s recommendations, which include a proposed buffer between units.

They hope to finalize the city’s policy...

Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA - The Prosperity Network has a new four part series of business leader luncheons.

The focus is connecting our community in the 21st century and the series is called Creating Infrastructure for Prosperity. Part one, Aviation and the Economy, is geared toward maximizing the county’s six airports to support growth and diversification. Part one will be facilitated by Gregg Foster of...

Post date: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:18