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RIO DELL- A northbound bridge on Highway 101 will be down to one lane of traffic for the next several weeks as contractors repair damage.

California Highway Patrol officials say just before noon on Thursday a truck with Eel River Disposal and Resource Recovery struck the Paul E. Mudgett Memorial Bridge. Caltrans discovered eight damaged gussets from the collision. Gussets support the...

FERNDALE- Ferndale Unified School District voters will likely not get to vote on a proposed $5.6 million facilities bond measure.

Only three of the five Ferndale Unified School District Board of Trustees members voted to put the bond on the November ballot.  Four votes were required. Although the measure likely won't be on the ballot this year, it could be added next year. Meanwhile,...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Memorial Day weekend is the start of the busy summer travel season, on the road and in the sky.

If you’re planning on hitting the pavement this Memorial Day weekend, you’re not alone. AAA is predicting traffic volume will be at a ten year high. It’s expected that 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this holiday weekend which is a 4.7 percent increase...

FERNDALE- Representatives from 15 cities, spanning from Sonoma County to the Oregon border, gathered in Ferndale to discuss how they can work together to stimulate their local economies.

They met as part of the quarterly League of California Cities Redwood Empire Division meeting. Representatives met to talk about regional issues, collaborative opportunities and projects the cities are...

NORTH COAST- While Southern California is dealing with the massive oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, local agencies on the North Coast say they are prepared if a similar situation were to happen here.

In the last 20 years, we’ve had three significant oil spills in Humboldt Bay with the most devastating happening in 1997. There’s a team of people on the North Coast trained to...

NORTH COAST - With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, Cal Fire is urging the public to be “fire safe” this weekend.

Good weather is expected with temperatures heading back up throughout California. Cal Fire is reminding everyone that fire danger is higher than normal for this time of year because of the drought. With so many people taking part in the holiday weekend and unofficial...

EUREKA - Two people in a canoe were rescued after capsizing Thursday evening in Humboldt Bay.

Just before 7:30, emergency personnel responded to the shoreline near the greenbelt behind the Bayshore Mall. A male and female allegedly lost balance and went overboard. The woman was transported to St. Joseph Hospital with unknown injuries. The male refused medical assistance.

Both...

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools is recognizing a Eureka High School teacher for her leadership, knowledge and passion for educating students.

Sandy Lovfald won this year’s Eureka City Schools Certificated Employee of the Year Award.  A 33-year Agriculture Education Instructor at Eureka High School, Lovfald also currently serves as the Agriculture Department Chairman of the school and the...