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FORTUNA- A project to protect Fortuna's Wastewater Treatment Facility against a devastating flood is moving forward.

City council approved a construction contract with Mercer Fraser Company Monday night for just over $630,000. The company was the lowest of three bidders. They will construct a berm, or earthen wall, around the wastewater treatment plant and build a treated effluent pump...

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:47

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Office of Education's Redwood Edventures Quests summer has expanded to Sequoia Park.
Redwood Edventures Quests is in its second year. It’s purpose is to get children outside to learn about the outdoors.  The Sequoia Park Quest has been offered the last two weeks and is one of 18 that families can explore in Humboldt County.
“They would go...

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:40

EUREKA- Officials with the City of Eureka are weighing in after the Humboldt Bay Professional Firefighers Local 652 apologized to the public for Station 4’s temporary closure.  City officials say the budget situation would have been worse without Measure Q funding. 
"On behalf of Humboldt Bay Professional Firefighters Local 652, we'd like to tell the citizens of Eureka that we are sorry...

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:34

EUREKA - There’s a new president in charge at College of the Redwoods, Dr. Keith Snow-Flamer, who’s been with the school for eight years. 

Snow-Flamer transitioned from being C.R.’s President of Instruction and Student Development to the one year term as Interim President Superintendent. Snow-Flamer has over 25 years of higher education experience stemming from Washington to Chicago. He...

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:22

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods is now taking applications for its first ever, free adult education program.  

The state funded program is called Bridge to College and is a refresher course for high school juniors and seniors or anyone that plans on attending college in the fall. The course focuses on English and Math plus successful skills and habits for college. CR Administration...

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:07

ARCATA - Over $9,000 in electronics were stolen from HSU’s Journalism Department this weekend with no trace of a break-in. 

HSU’s KRFH Radio Station Manager, Jacob Stadfeld showed up for work to find three 27 inch iMac desktops, two Pioneer CDJ’s and a Behringer 4 channel DJ mixer, missing. Initial thoughts were the IT Department took the equipment for updates. The Department’s doors...

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:04

How many motorists were arrested for DUI over the holiday weekend. The Blood Mobile visits Humboldt and Del Norte Counties this Summer. Man falls 20 feet off cliff near Shelter Cove. 

Post date: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 09:20

ARCATA - A longtime HSU Professor of Music is retiring after 43 years.

Dr. Harley Muilenburg, a professor of voice, has taught and conducted the University singers, the Madrigals and Mad River Transit Singers along with individual students.

He was inspired by his high school music teacher who had an infectious passion for music and teaching. His first position was at the high...

Post date: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 23:50