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EUREKA- The City of Eureka is cleaning up the Greenbelt area to protect the environment and attract more visitors to this part of town.

While the Eureka Parks and Recreation has cleaned Eureka’s Greenbelt on a daily basis throughout the years, staff hasn’t done concentrated cleanups in these areas since 2013 because of funding issues. However, with the passing of the 2015/2016 Fiscal...

Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:35

EUREKA- Members of Humboldt Bay Professional Firefighters Local 652 gathered at the closed Station 4 on Thursday to apologize to the public.

Firefighters, their friends and families… and others supporting the reopening of Station 4 were at the announcement.  Union members say they wanted to apologize to the community because they went door to door when campaigning for Measure Q,...

Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:31

ARCATA - A local fireworks booth got over $6,000 worth of products stolen in a matter of minutes, but with the help of law enforcement most of the fireworks have been recovered.

The Robinson family returned to their fireworks booth in the Valley West Shopping Center Wednesday morning; finding their storage container doors open and their fireworks gone.

It’s Mike and Julie...

Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:26

RIO DELL- A Highway 101 bridge damaged by an oversized truck in may will start getting repairs next week.

A truck with an over-height load struck the trusses of the Paul E. Mudgett Memorial Bridge north of Rio Dell on May 21 causing nearly $3 million dollars in damages. Caltrans engineers have since been assessing the situation to see how best to repair the northbound bridge.

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Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:11

NORTH COAST- Fire departments across the North Coast are on high alert this holiday. With a worsening drought those illegal fireworks are not only dangerous, but an extreme fire hazard.

"If they fly up in the air they can land on people's roofs, catching their homes on fires or building on fire, if they're near a dry field, they can catch fields on fire," Arcata Fire Protection District...

Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:07

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Ahead of a busy travel weekend, Caltrans says it is putting a halt on it's Route 299 improvement projects to accommodate holiday travelers

Caltrans currently has about eight projects underway spanning across Route 299 from Arcata to Redding, causing up to about an hour and a half delays for travelers. The agency says it shut down it's projects at 3 p.m. Thursday and...

Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:05

EUREKA- A Eureka woman is behind bars after allegedly assaulting her ex boyfriend with rocks.

April Dianne Showers, 55, was arrested around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday on the 3800 block of Union Street in Eureka. The sheriff's office says she arrived at her 42 year old ex-boyfriend's home after their break up and allegedly began throwing rocks at him.

the victim says showers also threw a...

Post date: Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:04

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Highway 101 was shut down after a multi-vehicle crash in Southern Humboldt Tuesday afternoon.

Law enforcement says just after 2:30 pm, a 17-year old from Massachusetts was traveling southbound in a Dodge Durango on Highway 101 when for unknown reasons made an unsafe turning movement and went off the edge of the road and slammed into an unoccupied Ford truck. The impact...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:01