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ARCATA - Power was knocked out today in Arcata after a driver slammed into a power pole early Thursday morning. 

The California Highway Patrol says just after 2 am, 23-year old Anthony Hale of Arcata was driving a 2001 Toyota Tacoma on Old Arcata Road when he crashed into the pole. The impact knocked out electricity initially to 790 customers most of whom were restored within 30 minutes...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 21:10

FERNDALE- A truck stolen from the Humboldt County Fairgrounds was recovered Thursday morning, the crime landing a man behind bars.

Police say Joseph Timothy Zanone, 19, allegedly stole a maintenance truck from the fairgrounds around 8:30 a.m. a

Maintenance employee witnessed the theft and followed Zanone. Ferndale police, along with Rio Dell and Fortuna officers followed Zanone...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 18:10

EUREKA- This week Humboldt County youth are going inter-galactic. It's part of the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human service's third annual wellness week.

As part of this year's blast off to wellness theme. Local youth are visiting each planet, or domain of wellness, in workshops all week long. The workshops are meant for young people ages 16 through 26 and focus on areas...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 17:48

RIO DELL- Structure work on the Paul E. Mudgett Memorial Bridge is completed. According to Caltrans, the northbound bridge will re-open to traffic Sunday morning.

Traffic was re-routed and roadwork began on the north bound Highway 101 bridge July 7 following damages caused by an oversized truck. The agency says the truck struck the trusses of the bridge near Rio Dell in may causing...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 17:47

LAKE COUNTY- Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and the death toll is rising as fire rages across three Northern California Counties. The Lake County's Sheriff's Office is reporting two more fatalities from the Valley Fire.

Officials say cadaver dogs found two bodies during a search in Hidden Valley and Anderson Springs, both areas in the fire's path. Authorities say they believe the...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 17:46

EUREKA - The Eureka water tower could be getting a makeover in the near future, following a request to the city. 

The high school is proposing “Eureka - Home of the Loggers” be painted on the city’s currently blank water tower. The idea was first introduced five years ago by Eureka High parents and administration. The concept resurfaced this week to the Eureka City Council, with an...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 17:42

EUREKA - Students at College of the Redwoods can now buy produce at an on-campus farmers market. It’s part of the school’s owned and operated Shively Farm.

Donated to CR in 1995 by John Bianchi; the farm provides learning opportunities for agriculture students and serves as a field trip location. The farm is managed by CR employees but students assist in harvesting produce. That produce...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 17:41

ARCATA - A peace pole is coming to the Arcata City Hall lawn. Following a unanimous vote for it’s installation at a council meeting Wednesday night.  

TRUEntertainment and local artists have recently placed peace poles throughout Arcata, with a goal of getting one on city property. Now, a design titled “peace grows here” will be at city hall, visible from the street. Council also...

Post date: Thu, 09/17/2015 - 17:32