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ORLEANS - A driver was taken to an out of area hospital after a single vehicle accident in Eastern Humboldt.

Around 10:45 Wednesday morning, witnesses say a man drove a white pickup truck off Red Cap Road near Orleans and overturned on to the Klamath River Bar. The victim was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries.

He was also placed under arrest for suspected DUI...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:45

CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County woman sustained moderate to major injuries after a single vehicle rollover accident in Crescent City.

Tuesday, just before 10 pm, 24-year old Shayna Morrison was traveling westbound on Kings Valley Road when she failed to negotiate a curving roadway, crashed into an embankment and was ejected from the vehicle.

Morrison was transported to Sutter...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:33

EUREKA - Contract negotiations are underway for Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services employees. Some are concerned the results won't be fair and those concerns sparked a protest Tuesday night outside the courthouse.

Members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1684 hosted the rally. The contract in question involves social workers...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:13

ARCATA - Humboldt State has new landscaping in five locations around campus. But there’s more than just flowers and plants. It’s part of the school’s low impact development project.  

HSU received a $500,000 grant to install the project. It's meant to improve water quality in local streams and Humboldt Bay. With the previous parking lots, polluted stormwater went into gutters and into...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:13

EUREKA - It’s an ongoing problem in Humboldt County and it was addressed by a big crowd Tuesday night at The Eureka City Council meeting.

The city introduced an ordinance Tuesday night pertaining to the storage of personal property in public areas and presented a management plan on how the city could protect it’s land along the waterfront. However not everyone supported the cause.

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:10

EUREKA- A local elementary school is one of 50 across the country chosen this year for an upgrade in technology.

Lafayette Elementary is receiving 20 new Kindle e-readers as part of the PTA Family Reading Experience Program. The Kindles are set to arrive in a few weeks. The school says they plan to use them to integrate STEAM programming.

New this year, all classes are now...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:15

EUREKA- A concept of neighbors helping neighbors is making progress to become a reality. On Wednesday dozens of local seniors helped shape the new Redwood Coast Village at an update meeting in eureka.

The village has been in the planning stages since November. As part of the concept, residents over 50 could buy into the village. For a monthly fee, members would be connected to others in...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:14

LOLETA- Four people were sent to the hospital in a hit and run crash Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of Eel River Drive and Cannibal Island Road in Loleta. According to the California Highway Patrol, a white GMC truck with four occupants was struck by a white Ford Econoline van.

The driver of the truck was attempting to make a right turn onto...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:13