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A major storm hammers the North Coast with flooding, roadway closures and causing injury accidents. Highway 299 is blocked in both directions for an indeterminate amount of time after rocks and mud come crashing down. The City of Fortuna appears poised to ban cultivation and distribution of Marijuana within city limits. The Eureka Women’s Club hosts their annual waffle...

Post date: Sun, 01/17/2016 - 18:24
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Post date: Sun, 01/17/2016 - 17:52

Updated at :4:07 pm

NORTH COAST – A large predicted storm front is causing some major headaches on the North Coast and Humboldt County Roads has issued a list of closures due to heavy rains:

 

McCann Ferry (Eel River in Southern Humboldt ) shut down;  possible start-up on Tuesday, January 19.

Alderpoint Road down to one lane at M.P. 32.4 near Charles Bar.

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Post date: Sun, 01/17/2016 - 13:41

Caltrans:
Highway 299 is closed in both directions due to an active slide at Big French Gulch in Trinity county. At this point there is no estimated time of when the highway will re-open.
 
 
Humboldt County Department of Public Works:
Alderpoint Road down to one lane at m.p. 32.4 near Charles Bar.
Redwood Drive completely...

Post date: Sun, 01/17/2016 - 12:29

A Redway man is behind bars after leading police on a stolen vehicle pursuit and foot chase. Fortuna Police are on the hunt for a thief caught on surveillance footage at a local business. Eureka residents weigh in on the state of California. Residents are urged to use caution when visiting beaches following a high surf advisory. Storm preparation is underway ahead of Sunday's severe weather....

Post date: Sat, 01/16/2016 - 18:02

A chase involving a stolen vehicle Friday night in Eureka resulted in one arrest.
 
Just after 11:30, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a stolen Jeep driving westbound on Myrtle Avenue near Redwood Acres.
 
The deputy attempted to make a vehicle stop but the Jeep failed to yield and struck a street sign. The California Highway Patrol then assisted in the...

Post date: Sat, 01/16/2016 - 01:20

NORTH COAST - The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services is encouraging the public to be proactive in preparing for more upcoming winter storm conditions.

With more rain expected along with high winds, officials say it’s a great time to replenish those emergency supplies. Make sure you have plenty of water, working flashlights,  battery lanterns, and critical medications. These...

Post date: Sat, 01/16/2016 - 00:03

TRINIDAD - A rare sighting Friday. A large seal that annually migrates to Alaska has decided to rest along the North Coast. No one knows why he stopped but he definitely was drawing a crowd.

The young adult male Northern Elephant Seal chose Trinidad Beach not too far from the Seascape Restaurant to take a break from his travels.

Officials with the Northern Marine Mammal Center in...

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:31