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A fire destroyed the El Pueblo Market in Eureka on Wednesday morning. The blaze was reported just after 5. Humboldt Bay Fire crews were on scene along with other local fire departments.
Traffic was backed up on northbound Highway 101 near College of the Redwoods.
Witnesses said they heard several large explosions before the fire started.
The cause is...

Post date: Wed, 02/08/2017 - 08:24

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Although the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services was warning that the Eel and Van Duzen Rivers were projected to exceed flood stage, that hasn’t happened as of yet.

With heavy rains overnight and more on the way, the Eel was expected to reach flood stage earlier Tuesday evening. The River peaked at a little or over 43 feet. Flood stage is 51 feet.


Post date: Tue, 02/07/2017 - 23:33

EUREKA - Eureka City Council made no decision on a proposed water and sewer rate increase saying they need more information before moving the matter forward.

Since August, Public Works Department has been studying both short and long-term revenue needs to maintain water and sewer service. Staff presented the results of that study tonight and highlighted emergency repairs as well as...

Post date: Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:56

EUREKA - Some major changes could be coming to the Sequoia Park Zoo and now with the support of Eureka City Council.

Council members heard a presentation on the zoo's master plan and strategic business plan developed by a consulting firm.

The plans call for exhibit expansion and infrastructure enhancements as well as changing to a seven day a week schedule. 

Sequoia Park...

Post date: Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:53

EUREKA - A donation by a local car dealership will help the College of the Redwoods Automotive Program with improved instruction capabilities.

Harper Motors gave the program a 2002 Ford F-150 truck. This is the first time a dealership has given a vehicle to the college. The donation will allow CR students to learn more about truck and 4-wheel drive repair.

Instructor, Michael...

Post date: Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:16