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ARCATA- Students at Arcata High School had the chance to witness the reality of drinking and driving.

On Thursday, the student body at Arcata High School witnessed a simulation of some of their classmates dying in a fatal DUI crash.

"The hope is that we educate students to hold each other accountable, to make wise choices, as a result, it's going to make a safer community," said...

EUREKA- A project designed to upgrade Eureka’s overall water system has been halted.  The contractors say city officials did not provide accurate information to them before they began working.

Apex, an Oregon-based company, was hired as the general contractor for a portion of the multi-million dollar Martin Slough Interceptor Project. The purpose is to provide horizontal directional...

From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
Sacramento, CA – In an effort to save lives and eliminate dangerous behind-the-wheel distractions like talking, texting, or browsing on a cell phone, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and more than 200 law enforcement agencies across the state today announced high visibility...

EUREKA- Russian healthcare professionals have traveled across the county to learn how to integrate children with disabilities into their educational systems. The team will train for the next seven days in order to learn different programs, services and laws that help disabled students in the classroom.

"[We are here] to help [our disabled children] go to regular school," said Maria...

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell will close the application filling period for the new city manager position on Friday.

The city has received more than 20 applicants for the position and used an outside agency to advertise and fill the position. The company said the expect more applicants to enter as the deadline gets closer.

The city hopes to have the new manager hired and begin...

FORTUNA- Local law enforcement officers were recognized for their achievements in DUI enforcement Wednesday. 
 
The Office of Traffic Safety and Mother’s Against Drunk Driving honored those officers, who showed a strong commitment in educating the public about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Authorities from all the ‘Avoid the 8’...
MCKINLEYVILLE- What happens when the rescuers need rescuing? That’s exactly what the Coast Guard was preparing for Wednesday in McKinleyville. The Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay took over the Arcata/Eureka Airport to prepare in case of a ‘mayday’ situation.
 

EUREKA- On Wednesday, there was the second Instructional Site Visit at Washington Elementary School for the year. School district administrators, principals, vice principals, and teachers from various Eureka City Schools came to Washington Elementary School to observe and provide feedback for ways the school can improve moving forward. 

At a Eureka City Schools District meeting last...

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