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DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Crescent City California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI checkpoint. It will be at an undisclosed location in Del Norte County on Saturday.

The goal is to remind people that driving under the influence is unacceptable. The CHP says their goal is to target roads where there is a high amount of unlicensed or intoxicated drivers.

Funding for this was...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 17:24

EUREKA-The Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District approved to change meetings from twice to once a month.

Following the approval, starting in January, the Board of Commissioners will only have meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month. 

Also on the agenda, there was a consideration for a public information campaign budget, which would not exceed $5,000. The...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 17:21

FORTUNA - Hardwork, low pay, miserable conditions, and more! That's the slogan for the California Conservation Corps. But this work program for 18-25 -year-olds has accrued a number of followers and success stories in its 40 years.

"I was just tired of working two jobs and going to school all the time and I wanted to do something more with my life, and give back... It's one of the best...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 17:02
ARCATA – Teachers from all walks of California gathered today at the 2nd annual Better Together California Teacher Summit at Humboldt State University.
 
The goal is to honor and inspire teachers and future teachers. Everyone is given the opportunity to share knowledge and expertise in the community and across the region. The summit consists of well over 100...
Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 16:16

MCKINLEYVILLE - With the first case of rabies in the county since 2010 coming out Thursday, the Humboldt County Animal Shelter offered some tips on keeping your pet safe.

The main thing is to keep your pets away from wild animals, such as skunks and foxes, who are common carriers of the disease. And the other thing to remember is to make sure your pets have the necessary vaccinations,...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 15:53

Four people are dead after a medical transport plane crashed north of McKinleyville. The Cal-Ore Life Flight aircraft was on it's way to Oakland from Crescent City, but never made it.

 

The pilot of the plane declared an emergency just after 1 Friday morning after seeing smoke in the cockpit. He said he was going to turn around, but communication with the aircraft was lost 5...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:03

UPDATE: 
REACH Air Medical Services confirms there was an incident involving a Cal-Ore Life Flight aircraft out of our Crescent City, CA base. The plane, a Piper Cheyenne II, departed Crescent City Airport for Oakland International Airport. At approximately 1:05 AM PST on 07/29/16, we lost communication with the aircraft. The manifest confirms four persons on board: the pilot, a flight...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:34

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Two Humboldt County supervisors attended an important conference in Southern California.

Virginia Bass and Rex Bohn joined nearly 3,000 other county officials from all over the country at the National Association of Counties Conference. It was a first in California in recent memory. The event allowed attendees the opportunity to network with other colleagues, weigh in...

Post date: Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:02