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KLAMATH - A California Highway Patrol officer is in the hospital following a traffic collision near Klamath.

CHP says the patrol car and a big rig collided on Highway 101 at Ehlers Avenue around 3:00 in the afternoon Thursday.

The officer who is unnamed at this time is currently receiving treatment for moderate to major injuries according to Public Information Officer Cy May....

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 16:55

MCKINLEYVILLE - Students at McKinleyville High School are coming together in a wall of reality.

The Reality Wall, as it is known, is an idea originated by School Counselor Chris Evans 17 years ago.

"I think kids need a voice," Evans said. "They really need a voice. And it's one of those projects that's visual, and anonymous, so it allows kids to really express themselves. We have...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:11

FORTUNA - Thousands of people across the country Thursday participated in a 'Day Without Immigrants' protests.

The idea was to have all immigrants, and those who stand in solidarity with immigrants, not participate in daily life for one day to show how large of an impact they have on society.

This included not going to work, school, driving, or shopping.

"The issues of...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:08

EUREKA - A last minute idea for Valentine’s Day by a Eureka Police Captain brings some grins and appreciation from people walking around Old Town.

Operation Smile was Captain, Steve Watson’s idea that had actually been put on the calendar for 2018. Staff picked up 50 carnations and walked the historic district. It made a lot of people smile so they called it Operation Smile.

The...

Post date: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:50

EUREKA - A McKinleyville woman could spend some serious time behind bars after a jury found her guilty. 46-year old Sharon Erickson was found guilty of felony transportation of heroin.

The conviction stems from an incident in August of 2014. A traffic stop and follow-up investigation found Erickson was driving on a suspended license. A search turned up over 25-grams of heroin and a...

Post date: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:38
HUMBOLDT COUNTY - High winds and rain have begun to take a toll in many communities on the North Coast. 
PG&E said Wednesday night a little over 300 customers are without power in Fortuna. There was an earlier short outage that affected Trinidad and Blue Lake areas but those are back up and running. 
 
East of us in Mad River, over 300-customers...
Post date: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:31

ARCATA – The Arcata Police Department receives frequent calls regarding vehicle theft and reports of stolen items from vehicles. Many people become victims of theft, especially theft from unlocked vehicles…

It’s easier than you think.

Detective Sergeant Todd Dokweiler of the Arcata Police Department, says that a situation like this one can somehow be avoided.

The...

Post date: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 20:24

ARCATA – The North Coast Preparatory & Performing Arts Academy had a zero waste audit today.

Zero Waste Humboldt has made major impacts in the community from working towards making local annual events ‘zero waste friendly’ to encouraging local businesses to practice going green. Today, Zero Waste Representatives made their way to the performing arts academy in Arcata to do an audit...

Post date: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 20:24