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EUREKA- Traffic collisions are down in Eureka from last year and the city say's it's pedestrian safety education campaign “Heads Up” could be responsible for that reduction.

Last year, by this time, there were 145 injury and fatal collisions in the city.  This year, that number is 99. Some possible factors are the “Heads Up” campaign. It was launched at the end of May, with the goal of...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 17:31

TRINIDAD- The City of Trinidad is expected to maintain and preserve an area of cultural significance in the city now that a settlement, which is pending certain conditions, has been reached.

In 1978, the City of Trinidad signed a deed through the California State Coastal Sonservancy for the approximately 12-acre Tsurai Study Area, which overlooks Trinidad Bay.  The deed mandated the...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 17:27

EUREKA- While classes don’t begin at Eureka City Schools until Monday, more than 400 staff members are back in their buildings, preparing for the school year.

On Tuesday, all Eureka City Schools employees, including teachers, administrators and bus drivers, gathered at Eureka High School for a back to school kick-off event. Superintendent Fred Van Vleck reflected on last year and...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 17:20

EUREKA- Two Eureka residents are in custody on multiple charges after the Eureka Police Department Problem Oriented Policing Unit found heroin, methamphetamine and paraphernalia in an apartment.

Numerous citizen complaints prompted the POP unit to search the apartment on the 100 block of I Street, where detectives found 21 grams of heroin, 24 grams of methamphetamine, 220 grame of hash...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 17:11

ARCATA - Patrons at one local McDonald’s got a surprise at the drive thru Tuesday, a police officer handing them their breakfast. It was part of the Arcata Police Department’s monthly coffee with a cop program.

Coffee with a cop provides an opportunity to meet and get to know the people that serve and protect the community.

“I look up to the officers and they're the example we...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 09:44

A new wildfire burning in Trinity county has grown to 250 acres.

 

The democrat fire was first reported just after 2 Tuesday afternoon in an area off of Oregon street near Weaverville. 

 

The west side of Oregon Mountain down to Highway 299 is under mandatory evacuations.

 

There is a hard road closure on Oregon street at Democrat Gulch to the top of...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:20

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is trying once again to secure funding for a inmate re-entry center at the Humboldt County Jail.

One Tuesday the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to allow the sheriff to re-apply for a $20 million grant through SB 863. The department applied two years ago for funding but was denied. After making revisions to it's project and application...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 18:42

Victim in stable condition after Southern Humboldt assaulted

GARBERVILLE- Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies were in Southern Humboldt investigating Tuesday following a man's assault in a Garberville homeless encampment.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday night. According to the sheriff's office, a 54 year old man was confronted in an encampment near the Veteran's Park in...

Post date: Tue, 08/25/2015 - 18:41