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EASTERN HUMBOLDT - After black mold forced parts of the Klamath Trinity Joint Unified School District to close its doors this spring, voters will decide if the district can sell more than $6,000,000 in bonds to upgrade its facilities.

The district completed the first phase of a $17,000,000 rehabilitation project that included mold removal as well as new equipment in ten classes and four...

Post date: Thu, 06/02/2016 - 17:09

ARCATA - The city of Arcata and Danco have a new affordable housing project in the works. It was approved at the city council meeting Wednesday night.  

The project will include a 24 unit subdivide with townhouse and stand-alone single family style homes. It will be constructed at the end of 30th Street off of Alliance, be ADA accessible and serve low-income working families. The...

Post date: Thu, 06/02/2016 - 17:08

SAMOA - Burglaries are on the rise in Samoa and residents are fed up.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says vehicles at the Samoa beach are being burglarized and one arrest was made this week. Residents however, say their homes have become a target.

"In the last year I've had eight different break-ins of property,” said Richard Marks, longtime Samoa resident. “It’s a little...

Post date: Thu, 06/02/2016 - 17:07

NORTH COAST - A proposition that would allow the legislature to discipline senators or assembly members is up for vote June 7 and the League of Women Voters is asking you to vote yes.

Proposition 50 would give clear authority to the legislature by a two thirds vote to suspend senators or assembly members without pay.

Currently there is no protocol in place to make this issue...

Post date: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 23:43

CRESCENT CITY  - The Del Norte County District Attorney’s Office has filed several felony complaints against a Crescent City Man.

30-year old James Coddington was arraigned Wednesday afternoon. He’s charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of a vehicle and possession of narcotics in jail.

The charges stem from an incident on Monday when the he...

Post date: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 23:27

Eureka - A suspect in a string of vehicle burglaries in Samoa was apprehended in Eureka Tuesday.

37-year old Adam Rapp was found at a residence on the 300-block of W. Del Norte Street.  A search of his gold van which matched the description of one seen leaving a Samoa crime scene, turned up stolen property from two of the burglaries.

Rapp was booked into the Humboldt County Jail...

Post date: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 22:18

HUMBOLDT COUNTY – He instructs kindergarten at a Cutten school and now he’s Humboldt County’s Teacher of the Year.

August Deshais is a faculty member of Ridgewood Elementary School. He will be officially recognized during the Humboldt Board of Education’s September meeting for a job well done.

County Superintendent of Schools, Garry Eagles said, "Deshais is a teacher who supports...

Post date: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 21:58

EUREKA - It's a tough job building California’s roadways but Wednesday dozens of Caltrans employees were honored for their longtime service with the agency.

It's all part of the Caltrans State Annual Service Luncheon. District 1 held its ceremony at the Red Lion in Eureka and gave recognition to seven employees for 25 years of service and two for 30 years. Awards went to a variety of...

Post date: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 17:38