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ARCATA - Arcata’s D Street Community Center was packed to the rafters Monday night as people showed up in force to urge dam removal on the Klamath River.

Dozens gave passionate testimonies during public comment asking The State Water Resources Control Board to support removal of four hydroelectric dams, as the agency prepares an environmental impact review for a permit application...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:17

EUREKA - Shots rang out in a Eureka neighborhood Tuesday morning after law enforcement returned fire at an armed suspect, injuring him. Around 11:50 Tuesday morning Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office investigators were deployed to the 3200 block of Pine Street in Eureka as part of an ongoing homicide investigation. For unknown reasons, 24-year-old Nicholas Johnson burst out of a nearby...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 12:10

TRINITY COUNTY - A rock slide that had closed a part of a major highway last weekend is now open to all traffic.

Last Saturday after heavy rains, rock and mud came down completely blocking highway 299 near Big French Creek Road.

The highway was closed for two days and then re-opened to one-way controlled traffic. This last Sunday at noon, all lanes were open. Crews built a berm...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:41

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - An update to a story we told you about last week. A body found in Southern Humboldt has still not been identified.

Last Thursday, on Alderpoint Road near Dyerville Loop, a resident in the area walking their dog, discovered the body alongside the road.

No identification was found on the male victim and a fingerprint test was given. Unfortunately, no name has...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:34

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - An update to a story we told you about last week. A body found in Southern Humboldt has still not been identified.

Last Thursday, on Alderpoint Road near Dyerville Loop, a resident in the area walking their dog, discovered the body alongside the road.

No identification was found on the male victim and a fingerprint test was given. Unfortunately, no name has...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:34

SACRAMENTO – Stakeholders are breathing easier after state leaders lifted a deadline that had local jurisdictions in a rush to craft marijuana rules before they lost the right entirely.

Introduced by Assembly Member, Jim Wood of Healdsburg, AB-21 sought to correct several issues left in marijuana laws that were passed by the state last October.

In particular, the March deadline...

Post date: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:26

NORTH COAST - It’s been a perfect storm of devastation and loss for the crab industry and Monday, politicians asked for help.

A bipartisan coalition of state leaders requested Governor Brown declare a state of emergency for the crab fishing industry in California.

The season has never opened along our coast due to unhealthy levels of domoic acid. While Oregon and Washington’s...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 23:57

The Multiple Assistance Center, also known as the MAC, opened six months ago. However, it's not at full capacity.The MAC provides short term housing for the homeless and is run under a collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Redwood Community Action Agency.

"It's been successful at what it's doing. We're seeing around thirty, low thirties, in terms of...

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:50