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ARCATA - Humboldt State has new landscaping in five locations around campus. But there’s more than just flowers and plants. It’s part of the school’s low impact development project.  

HSU received a $500,000 grant to install the project. It's meant to improve water quality in local streams and Humboldt Bay. With the previous parking lots, polluted stormwater went into gutters and into...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:13

EUREKA - It’s an ongoing problem in Humboldt County and it was addressed by a big crowd Tuesday night at The Eureka City Council meeting.

The city introduced an ordinance Tuesday night pertaining to the storage of personal property in public areas and presented a management plan on how the city could protect it’s land along the waterfront. However not everyone supported the cause.

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:10

EUREKA- A local elementary school is one of 50 across the country chosen this year for an upgrade in technology.

Lafayette Elementary is receiving 20 new Kindle e-readers as part of the PTA Family Reading Experience Program. The Kindles are set to arrive in a few weeks. The school says they plan to use them to integrate STEAM programming.

New this year, all classes are now...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:15

EUREKA- A concept of neighbors helping neighbors is making progress to become a reality. On Wednesday dozens of local seniors helped shape the new Redwood Coast Village at an update meeting in eureka.

The village has been in the planning stages since November. As part of the concept, residents over 50 could buy into the village. For a monthly fee, members would be connected to others in...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:14

LOLETA- Four people were sent to the hospital in a hit and run crash Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of Eel River Drive and Cannibal Island Road in Loleta. According to the California Highway Patrol, a white GMC truck with four occupants was struck by a white Ford Econoline van.

The driver of the truck was attempting to make a right turn onto...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:13

FORTUNA- A Fortuna man was killed Tuesday night, the victim of a hit and run driver.

It happened around 8:10 p.m. the California Highway Patrol says the 47 year old man was walking southbound on the west shoulder of southbound U.S. 101 just north of State Route 36. For unknown reasons, a 2007 Gray Chevy Tahoe left the road, running into the man, then crashing into a fence. The drive...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:13

FORTUNA – The California Highway Patrol is investigating a reported fatal hit and run that took place just after 8 pm Tuesday near the Highway 101 and State Route 36 Interchange.

Authorities are looking for an SUV type vehicle with front end damage that has a license plate number 5ZND366.  More information to follow.

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:21

EUREKA- Want to win $25,000? Caltrans wants your input on how to make the state's transportation better. It's part of the agency's “$25K Find a New Way” contest. If your idea is selected, you get the cash.
The statewide innovative idea contest is looking for anything that would create efficiency, reduce waste, solve an existing problem or streamline a transportation system in...

Post date: Tue, 09/01/2015 - 23:49