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Caltrans has partnered with Waze to improve the reliability of road information for commuters.

The partnership will allow both parties to exchange information.

Waze has a variety of anonymous road info generated from their thousands of users, as well as real-time traffic information. Caltrans will provide Waze with construction project and road closure info that they have. This...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:41

The man wanted for attempted murder in Humboldt Hill has turned himself in.

On Thursday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to reported gun shots on the 2100 block of Chad Hill. Two victims said the suspects tried to force there way into the bedroom, because they had a personal issue with one of them.  One victim had minor injuries from assault, and the second victim had a...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:38

EUREKA - A local woman voiced her concerns Monday about the dust coming from behind the bay shore mall, but it turns out it is not in fact a health hazard.

Ava Arechavala owns Bounce-A-Palooza, and was wondering why her car was being covered in dust everyday, and, primarily, if it was in fact safe to breathe. The answer from the city, is yes.

"I get it, they do need to break it...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:12

RIO DELL - Rio Dell City Council is set to vote on their medical marijuana land use regulations Tuesday night.

They will continue their public hearing on whether or not to allow marijuana dispensaries or laboratories in the city.

City Manager Kyle Knopp said this will be the first opportunity for the council to vote up or down on the measure in its entirety.

He also said...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:56

EUREKA - A small fire broke out at 201 2nd Street in Old Town Monday afternoon.

The fire was in the same building as the Mexican Restaurant, Chapala Café. Humboldt Bay Fire responded. After investigating, they determined the small fire was caused by a poorly put out cigarette.

No injuries or major damages were reported.

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:52

The hitchhiker killed in a vehicle accident on SR 299 has been identified. On Thursday 21-year-old Adrian Pollock of Eureka was driving her Dodge pickup east.

For unknown reasons, she lost control and drove off the road, causing the vehicle to overturn. 48-year-old Hugh William Grant III from Klamath was ejected from the passengers seat. He sustained fatal injuries. Four others, who...

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 10:58

Several attend the Trinidad Fish Festival on Father's Day. Pony Fire is at 2,855 acres and 55% contained. Humboldt State University is providing summer lodging. Dozens attend the Bocce Club's Tournament at Larson Park. Permits are being offered to cut firewood. 

Post date: Sun, 06/19/2016 - 15:06

A 21-year-old woman is arrested for vehicular manslaughter after her pickup flips off of Highway 299 killing a hitchhiker, DUI was not a factor. After complaints and investigation the Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury has recommendations for the county’s Behavioral Health Board in regards to the Mental Health Branch. Stakeholders review options for alternative food methods after Hoopa’s only...

Post date: Sat, 06/18/2016 - 18:12