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EUREKA - Gregg Foster is back for a third time as Executive Director of The Redwood Region Economic Development Commission.

Foster served from 1999 until 2007 then again from 2009 to 2012, when he helped to develop local telecommunications infrastructure and air service. He now plans to address continuing issues including aviation and broadband deployment. Foster spent the past three...

Post date: Fri, 07/10/2015 - 18:03

EUREKA - Boats in the Eureka Public Marina are already getting decorated for the Lighted Boat Parade Saturday night. 

The first annual parade will be held in conjunction with Relay For Life’s 30th Birthday. Boats will be judged on best originality, lighting and special effects. Thirteen boats are signed up, including tug boats, sail boats, and the Madaket. One boat is being...

Post date: Fri, 07/10/2015 - 17:58

ARCATA - One Arcata High School student’s love and dedication to playing the flute has led her to play abroad and receive a scholarship.

She's only 16 years old and has already traveled internationally with her talent of playing the flute.

“It will just bring out feelings you didn't know you had. That's one of my favorite things about it, how interpretive it is,” said Angel...

Post date: Fri, 07/10/2015 - 17:57

WILLOW CREEK- California Highway Patrol officials confirm 29-year-old Willow Creek resident Dale Alexander Mendes and 19-year-old Jason Fritz Price, Jr. of Weitchpec are the two US Forest Service firefighters who died when their 2007 black Toyota FJ Cruiser went off Seeley McIntosh Road into the Trinity River sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon. 
The following...

Post date: Fri, 07/10/2015 - 12:48

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - Cal Fire estimates there are over 3,100 wildfires burning in their jurisdiction in California. This number does not include areas covered by other organizations. Over 14,000 acres have been burned and though recent rains have been somewhat beneficial, lightning strikes have further complicated measures.

In Eastern Humboldt, fire fighters have stopped the momentum...

Post date: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 21:44
WILLOW CREEK – On the afternoon of Thursday, July 9, a citizen reported to a California Highway Patrol (CHP) Willow Creek unit of an overturned vehicle in the Trinity River near Kimtu Beach.  The CHP and other emergency personnel responded to the scene and located an overturned black Toyota SUV submerged in the Trinity River with two deceased occupants.  A preliminary investigation...
Post date: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 18:01

EUREKA- After spending a year organizing cannabis cultivators, Richard Marks is stepping down. Marks was the Executive Director of California Cannabis Voice Humboldt.

He was hired on last year to unite cultivators and help the group draft an ordinance regulating medical marijuana cultivation in Humboldt County.

Marks says he decided to resign because he cannot commit enough time...

Post date: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 17:36

EUREKA- If you're planning on traveling before the summer is over, remember to bring mosquito spray. The California Department of Public Health says the level of West Nile Virus activity is on the rise.

Thirty one California counties have reported the virus' presence this year. That's ten more than this time last year and above the five year average of 18. No humans have been infected...

Post date: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 17:36