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EUREKA - Two tall ships that make annual visits to Eureka are expected to pull into Bonnie Gool Dock on April 21 and stay through April 27. The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and Hawaiian Chieftain typically spend a week in Humboldt Bay offering public tours, excursions, and education programs to local K-12 students. New this year is a 15 percent discount for...

Post date: Thu, 03/31/2016 - 14:35

EUREKA- One man was arrested in Eureka, but another is still at large after fleeing from police on foot.

Around 10:50 p.m Wednesday,  EPD began following a red Ford Explorer connected to a wanted felon. The driver stopped near Myrtle and West Avenue, and fled on foot. The passenger, 34-year-old Chad Sovereign of Eureka, was arrested for charges that included possession of a loaded...

Post date: Thu, 03/31/2016 - 10:32

SAMOA - Members of The Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group got the opportunity to learn about HSU's aquaponics class at their meeting Wednesday afternoon. 

The class began last semester and students get hands-on experience with aquaponics systems in Samoa. Students raise sturgeon fish and plants in a normal aquaculture environment then filter the by-product to be broken down by bacteria...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:56

It's an invisible problem, but not one that can be safely ignored. Sewer pipes leaking underground. Starting April 1, the city of Arcata will require property owners to do something about it. 

The city’s wastewater treatment plant processes up to 9 million gallons of water in winter months. More than four times the 2 million gallons it's intended to treat.

Much of that water...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:52

HOOPA -- The results for the Hoopa Valley Tribe primary elections are in, after 539 members of the Hoopa Valley Tribe cast their vote. 

Ballots were cast last night, and a total of 1,700 people were eligible to vote.

From the Mesket District, Vernon Bradley Marshall and Vivienna Pratt-Orcutt will compete in the June run-off, according to the unofficial results.

From the...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:34

EUREKA - Vandals have once again struck the Eureka Slough Bridge on U.S. Highway 101 north heading toward the safety corridor. 

Officials say people have periodically thrown paint on local highways for about a decade but now there's a concern that the occasional vandalism may constitute a safety hazard. Caltrans found glass bottles -- the source of the paint -- shattered along the...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:33

CARLOTTA -- It was a case of better safe than sorry. Cuddeback School in Carlotta was temporarily on lock down today because of what was thought to be an armed hostage situation nearby.

Around noon, law enforcement responded to Church Lane in Carlotta after it was reported that a man was barricaded in his home. The SWAT team was also called to the scene, but according to the homeowner,...

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:32

BUCKHORN SUMMIT -- State Route 299 near Buckhorn Summit is limited to one-way, controlled traffic after portions of the vital highway were blocked by rock-blasting debris.

Clean-up may take up to two days. Depending on the amount of traffic, motorists may experience as much as a two-hour delay. Caltrans advises drivers to be cautious and follow flaggers’ instruction.

Post date: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 17:30