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EUREKA -  The 3rd Annual Humboldt Steelhead Days wrapped up with an awards dinner at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka. Hundreds attended and a photo contest determined the winners of more than $3,500 in prizes.

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:32

EUREKA - If you are planning to visit the Henderson Center area of Eureka, there is a closure on E Street that will continue for several weeks between Henderson and Harris.

An encroachment permit was issued to West Environmental Services for some ongoing remediation work. Some boring of holes to install heating elements and vapor collection will continue from late afternoon until...

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:02

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Crescent City played host to a relic from the past Monday.

The Queen of the Mississippi riverboat visited for half a day on their way to the Columbia River in Washington. It was part of repositioning a second boat into the Evergreen State to ready for the touring season. In addition to Washington cruises, the boat services the Mississippi River as well as Chesapeake...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:30

FORTUNA - A proposed new building in Fortuna could get final approval or denial at tomorrow night’s Fortuna City Council special meeting. The 9,600 square foot metal building is slated for construction at the corner of Rohnerville Road and Gulliksen Drive. After several hearings and public comment periods the planning commission decided to reject the application based on general plan policies...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:41

FORTUNA - After weeks of rain, let’s try the other extreme. Monday's high temperatures broke records on the North Coast. The sun offered reprieve for the area’s umbrella carriers and helped dry the rain-soaked ground.
Yesterday’s Super Bowl was played in 76 degrees, tying the highest temp set in 1963. On the North Coast, the warm weather was a welcome break. We talked with a few Fortuna...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:39

EUREKA-Fishermen and businesses struggling financially due to the delayed crab season may get a helping hand now as the U.S. Small Business Administration makes emergency loans available.

Such struggles are rampant with the ongoing delay of crab season, which has especially hurt the fishery business. Many fisherman are loosing a lot of money and even their homes because levels of domoic...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:47

OREGON- Two Crescent City residents walked away with minor injuries after a plane clipped a fence while landing at the Gold Beach Airport in Oregon.

Around 11 Monday morning, the aircraft was in the process of landing when the landing gear struck a fence and flipped the plane over. The plane did not reach the runway and landed upside down. 

Just last week, a Cal-Ore Flight plane...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:44

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- More than twice as many people as last year were arrested for driving under the influence during this year’s Super Bowl festivities. 

Officials report that nineteen people in Humboldt County were arrested for driving under the influence on Super Bowl weekend, compared to just eight last year. Sunday had the most DUI's during the weekend.   

Law enforcement was...

Post date: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 17:40