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EUREKA - The eclipse is just three days away. Redwood Coast Energy Authority says the North Coast shouldn't experience any disruptions to the power supply.

PG&E and California power grid operators have been planning for the eclipse for more than a year. The state boasts twice as much solar power as it did for the partial eclipse two years ago, but Humboldt County relies on a bio...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:40

EUREKA - Improvements to the Highway 101 Safety Corridor have been in the works for more than a decade, but stakeholders have just learned that the project's budget is short by millions of dollars.
Proposed changes include an interchange at Indianola as well as safety improvements at Airport Road. The final four miles of the Humboldt Bay Trail would also be completed as part of the...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:34

FORTUNA - Drones continue to grow in popularity leaving local governments with the task of regulating their use, and the League of California Cities met in Fortuna to do just that.

The Redwood Empire Division is made up of appointed representatives from Willits to Crescent City. They meet quarterly to discuss issues of common interest.

Friday's agenda described drones as a...

Post date: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:00

COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS - Forty million dollars in general obligation bond money is in need of some eyes regarding its distribution. College of the Redwoods is looking for volunteers on its Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee.

Participants will monitor and audit the use of the funds in accordance with education code, trustees policy and administration procedures. Those selected will...

Post date: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:47

EUREKA - A convicted felon could spend substantial time incarcerated after a conviction for outstanding warrants and other weapons charges.

Last April, 23-year old Ivan Martinez Chavarin was observed during a traffic stop to be in possession of a controlled substance and armed with a weapon. A search found the felon with methamphetamine and a loaded 380-caliber handgun.

Martinez...

Post date: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:39