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GASQUET- Highway 199 is closed after a vehicle went over the embankment. The incident happened off that highway in a rural area between Gasquet and Hiouchi. 

Crescent City CHP responded just before 3 p.m. Monday. Both directions were closed as officials were trying to recover the vehicle.Highway 199 was closed for at least 90 minutes. No other information has been released.

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Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 17:24

EUREKA - Measure advocates and opponents squared off at a lunchtime election forum.

League of Women Voters of Humboldt County and Rotary Club of Eureka invited Eureka City Council candidates Austin Allison and John Fullerton to debate the issues of the day, including Measure P.

Currently, Eurekans vote for all open council seats regardless of where they live. If passed, residents...

Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 17:23

Supervisor Rex Bohn is calling the closing of the Rockport skilled nursing home facilities "catastrophic."

He says the Supervisors have been lobbying like crazy to make sure this doesn’t happen and offer up other solutions. The closing has been chalked up to staffing issues in the county.

Bohn says closing 60 percent of the care beds in the county would devastate the families...

Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 16:22

EUREKA - The Board of Supervisors will have their first October meeting Tuesday and will discuss the Walnut Street and Fern Street traffic signal project.

The project will create a safer, more multi - modal intersection for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists alike.

The total cost of the project will be around $367,000, most of which is covered by the state transportation...

Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 14:21

A home in Eureka is 90 percent destroyed after an early morning fire. Representative Huffman announces a new federal grant for low income and Hispanic students at HSU. Locals help clean up public areas in Eureka. The Apple Harvest Festival takes over downtown Fortuna. The Apple Harvest Festival also hosts the inaugural Kids Salsa Competition. Arcata Plaza is filled with color after the annual...

Post date: Sat, 10/01/2016 - 18:16

LOLETA- A local woman was honored today for her leadership in the community.

A special breakfast was held in the Bear River Casino Ballroom for Libby Maynard. She was selected by the NOR-CAN Award Committee as the 2016 Non-Profit Leader of the Year, after community members nominated her. Maynard is the Co-Founder and Executive Director for the Ink People. The non-profit has been able to...

Post date: Fri, 09/30/2016 - 18:38

ARCATA- Over 2,700 people were without power in Arcata. A metallic balloon from Arcata High School's Homecoming Parade had come in contact with a power line. 

Just after 2 p.m. Friday, Arcata Fire District responded to 16th and J Streets. A power line fell and caused a tiny vegetation fire. Shortly after, a second power line fell on 16th and G Street. 

Half the customers power...

Post date: Fri, 09/30/2016 - 18:32

EUREKA- Models will be taking on the catwalk during a Kinetic Kouture fashion show.

'Fashion with a Re-Purpose' will be held at the Morris Graves Museum Saturday. However, it's not your typical fashion show. It's an eco-friendly event where they combine re-used materials in their outerwear pieces. There will be music and specialty cocktails. Entering the contest is free. You just show...

Post date: Fri, 09/30/2016 - 17:48