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ARCATA – Humboldt State officials are making changes to a popular spot near campus after two students in less than two weeks have suffered severe injuries.

Monday afternoon a male student fell approximately 40 feet from a tree located in the Arcata Community Forest at the university’s disc golf course. He has been sent out of the area to receive medical attention. The university is...

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 19:03
Emergency bridge repairs along Route 197 in Del Norte County are nearing completion. Just four months ago rusted culverts at Sultan Creek no longer allowed natural stream flows, flooding the road and preventing fish from swimming upstream.Crews worked twelve hours a day, seven days a week on the repairs. The two culverts were replaced with a 45’ bridge. The new bridge improves drainage,...
Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 18:38

EUREKA - The victims and widower of a fatal hit and run on Myrtle Avenue three years ago are speaking out. This comes after the suspect Jason Warren was found guilty of those charges last week. Warren was also found guilty of murdering Dorothy Ulrich in her Hoopa home just hours prior to driving off the roadway, hitting the group of joggers.

The families of Dorothy Ulrich and Suzanne...

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 18:35

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A popular transportation service for seniors and people with disabilities could soon be coming to an end. If a contract is not renewed by December 31st, the Dial-A-Ride program will no longer be available for those outside the Eureka City limits.

Damian Kelsey is concerned he could be left without transportation in just a few short weeks. 

"And if...

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 17:47

ARCATA - HSU will now become a signatory for United Nations supported principles for responsible investment.

The university’s Advancement Foundation voted to become a signatory to ensure their portfolio is socially and environmentally responsible.

It follows their adoption of the “Humboldt Pledge” they took in the spring of 2014 to limit and closely track its holdings in a...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 22:20

EUREKA - A Town Hall Meeting will be held Wednesday evening in Eureka to allow the public to voice any concerns over Coast Seafood’s planned expansion of their shellfish operations.

The proposal would expand their acreage from 300 to over 900 acres in northern and central portions of Humboldt Bay. Unlike shellfish farming in the 40’s and 50’s, the project requires review before it can...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 22:08

EUREKA - It's official. Three Humboldt Bay Harbor Commissioners were sworn in to begin their four year terms.

Commissioners, Larry Doss, Greg Dale and Pat Higgins took the oath Monday. Dale won convincingly in the election while Higgins had to wait for the absentee ballot count in a narrow win over Susan Rotwein. Doss ran unopposed after two others failed to get paperwork in on time....

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 21:10

FERNBRDIGE - It will soon be a little safer for cyclists crossing over Fernbridge on Route 211. Flashing beacons are set to be installed this month.

Built in 1911, the bridge has narrow shoulder space and steep entrances proving dangerous for cyclists. After years of community concerns, Caltrans will install beacons at both ends of the bridge. Cyclists will be able to activate the...

Post date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 18:50