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NORTH COAST- Representative Jared Huffman is slamming the House GOP for blocking votes on amendments to sales and displays of the Confederate flag.

The House Committee on Rules turned down public debate and votes on two of Huffman's amendments. The first, was to stop sales of Confederate flag merchandise in National Park Service stores. The second, was to not allow graves to display a...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:51

HUMBOLDT BAY- The Humboldt Bay Harbor District is holding a second public meeting to discuss their budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

The total revenue amounted to over $4,000,000. After deductions from expenses, the excess revenue amounted to over $21,000. At the meeting they will also discuss an amendment to an ordinance that would change meetings from twice a month to once a month...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:23

SISKIYOU COUNTY - The Wilderness Fire burning in Siskiyou County and the Marble Mountains is almost out.

Forestry officials say nearly a quarter inch of rain fell over the weekend and helped firefighters immensely. Only a few smoking areas remain. It was contained at 34-acres. One hand crew, two engines and one helicopter remain on scene.

A fire investigator was arriving Monday...

Post date: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 19:46

Eureka - A Scotia man sustains major injuries during a motorcycle class near Redwood Acres in Eureka.

Around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, 75-year old Jerry Loveland was riding a 2005 Kawasaki eliminator and traveling only around five miles per hour. The CHP  said he happened to turn his front wheel while breaking to stop. The motorcycle slid out from under him and pinned his leg.

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Post date: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 19:38

EUREKA - The Eureka Chamber of Commerce has stepped out in support of the proposal of the Humboldt Bay area plan regarding zoning and allowing non-coastal business entities opportunities.

The chamber board believes the proposal offers a good chance for economic development while protecting the potential for coast dependent industrial development in the future.

They maintained it...

Post date: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 19:28

FORTUNA - It was all about homemade chili in downtown Fortuna Monday.

The Fortuna Chamber of Commerce held its annual chili cook-off which kicks off rodeo week. Seventeen teams made up of local businesses, service clubs and community members cooked up their own special batches. The varieties included everything from jalapenos, bacon and beer. Attendees could vote for the best chili in...

Post date: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:52

EUREKA - There's new information from the McCullens Motel Manager regarding the death of 19-year-old Rhianna McKenzie who was shot and killed in Eureka less than two weeks ago.

Around 3 a.m. June 30 a dispute broke out at the McCullens Motel. 20-year-old Maxx Carson Robison then allegedly fired a rifle multiple times toward a vehicle. This is where McKenzie sustained the gunshot wound...

Post date: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:49

BLUE LAKE - The city of Blue Lake will once again discuss its 2016-2017 budget Tuesday night.

Council held-off on adopting the budget at its last meeting after residents expressed concerns about the Blue Lake Power Plant starting back up. A big part of the city's budget is based on a compliance agreement with Blue Lake Power. The power plant closed down last year but is now under new...

Post date: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:35