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SHELTER COVE- Boating in the summer may go faster and smoother if a second tractor is added at the Shelter Cove boat launch and beach area.

The purchase of the tractor just needs to be approved at the Harbor District Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday night. On April 1st, the Harbor District took over the lease at Shelter Cove. In the summer, they tend to get 30 to 50 boats and one...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:38

TRINITY RIVER- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is sending out a reminder to the public on the dangers of swimming in the Trinity River.

The water is worse now the Lewiston Dam is being released into the river, which started last Thursday. Friday, water releases are expected to be more heavy so by May 9th it reaches 10,000 cubic feet per second. This amounts to almost 75,000 gallons...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - Road injuries are the leading cause of unintentional deaths to children in the United States. But child safety seats can reduce that risk by up to 71%. That’s why a local partnership is hosting a car seat technician training and check-up event. 

Nearly 20 participants from throughout the county are taking part in the training by The Rural Indian Health Board and The Department...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:18

EUREKA - The shipping containers at Commercial and West 3rd in Eureka are moving along to become temporary shelter for homeless that will soon be displaced from the Palco Marsh. But at the same time the Humboldt County Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives organization known AHHA is fighting to establish its own homeless camp. 

AHHA has filed a proposal with the city of Eureka and is...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:10

NORTH COAST - Residents across the North Coast wore jeans to support survivors of sexual violence.

Jeans for Justice Day has been acknowledged worldwide since 1999 when an Italian court overturned a rape conviction by reasoning that jeans cannot be removed unwillingly. This sparked international outrage.

Community members in Humboldt and Del Norte counties wore jeans today to...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:01

EUREKA - A building in Old Town had to be evacuated after the sprinkler system was allegedly tampered with.

Just after 2:00 this afternoon, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the 300 block of 2nd street in Eureka for a an audible fire alarm. Occupants were clearing the building when they arrived.

Fire officials discovered a stick was used to damage a sprinkler which...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:00

NORTH COAST - If you’re an electric vehicle owner on the North Coast you’re going to have quite a few more charging options in the area.

Redwood Coast Energy Authority and the Schatz Energy Research Center will celebrate the grand opening of nine new charging stations at a ribbon cutting Thursday from noon to 1 pm at St. Joseph Hospital on Dolbeer Street. There will be an information...

Post date: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 14:58

ARCATA - Arcata Fire District’s search for a new chief is over. Tuesday, officials announced the promotion of Assistant Chief, Justin McDonald.

According to the district, McDonald has more than 22 years’ experience. He started at the department in 1994 and has worked almost every position on the crew.

McDonald will take the post after Chief, Desmond Cowan retires in late June...

Post date: Tue, 04/26/2016 - 20:27