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Power is back on at College of the Redwoods after the Eureka campus classes were closed this afternoon to fix a power outage. The outage happened Wednesday morning at 7:15AM and knocked out power to the bookstore, dining services, child development center, and the college's two new buildings.

 

Classes were canceled from 11:30AM till 2:00PM while crews worked to correct the...

NORTH COAST- Today marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream" speech. A half-century later nearly 20,000 people gathered at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to pay tribute to the civil rights leader. President Barack Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter all made a speech in honor of King. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy asked all...

The Corral Complex fire continues to spread, growing to 11,777 and is seven percent contained. Crews expect fire activity to increase over the next couple of days. Weather has allowed crews to hit the fire directly. Crews will work on containment lines west of the fire.

 

The Salmon River complex fire is close to full containment, 95%, the fire has burned 14,720 acres. Crew will...

The Humboldt Bay is open after being closed from a sewage spill in Arcata. The City of Arcata estimates the spill happened on Thursday, but they didn't respond until the next day.

 

Marc Andre, Director of Environmental Services, said crews were not able to respond because they didn't know the spill happened.

 

"The issue here is probably a duration of time where we...

FERNDALE- A Ferndale man has returned home to the North Coast after spending some time at the White House, but he was not just a visitor, he was a hired employee. 

"It was just a job of a lifetime and I was honored to go" said Phillip Ostler, owner of Ostler Decorators of Ferndale.
 
Two weeks ago he was at the White House and was hired to replace a faded...

On 08-27-2013, approximately 10:00 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisted Game Wardens with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife with two search warrants in the Dutyville area of Humboldt County. Fish and Wildlife Wardens had received complaints regarding...

New charges of attempted murder have been filed against Bodhi Tree, the suspect of a double murder in Arcata.

 

A court session Wednesday also revealed new details in the case. “We believe Mr. Tree was hiding out,” said prosecuting attorney Elan Firpo of the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office. She said Tree was taking refuge at the Eye Street home in Arcata where the two...

The State Senate has approved a bill that would require drivers to stay at least three feet away from bicyclists when they are passing in the same direction, despite Governor Jerry Brown's previous vetoes of similar legislation. The bill aims to protect bicyclists from harassment by drivers who deliberately travel close to bikes in an effort to intimidate riders. The legislation would require...

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