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EUREKA – The Eureka Police Department is warning the public about an uptick in burglaries primarily in the Henderson Center area. Of 24 burglaries so far this month, 16 of them have occurred between 8 am and 5 pm while residents are at work.

Officials say entry was most commonly through a rear or sliding door or window. One case had a burglar entering through a large dog door. In many...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 19:55

LEGGETT- Law enforcement is in the process of extricating a woman who got trapped in a trailer off State Route 1 west of Leggett.

Her sister contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and said she got trapped Sunday because of the snow. The search and rescue team deployed and tried making contact with the woman Monday, but were not able to until 2 p.m. Tuesday. The lady had food and...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:14

NORTH COAST- It's the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and folks around the nation are giving back. Giving Tuesday, as it's known, has grown into a global movement of fund-raising for nonprofit groups; collection drives for food, blood and clothing banks; and even inspiring a local group of women to create the Humboldt Community Challenge here on the north coast.

Check out their website...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:13

Several hundred Humboldt County union workers may participate in a one-day walkout on December 5th, while wage negotiations are still taking place. It is unclear as to how many employees from Caltrans:The Department of Transportation and The Fish and Wildlife Department will participate.

Service Employees International Union Local 1000 released a statement on November 29th,...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:12

MCKINLEYVILLE - The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday night to hear a presentation on the proposed ‘Center at McKinleyville.’

The committee presenting is primarily made up of people from the McKinleyville Family Resource Center, who is one of the main agencies in control of the project.

The Municipal Advisory Committee will not be taking any action as...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 15:42

EUREKA - Locals will get the opportunity to meet a short filmmaker Wednesday night at Eureka High’s Lecture Hall for a local filmmaker’s night.

At the event they will screen several award-winning films by Humboldt native and HSU alumnus Jack Lucido.

Lucido is a current professor of film at Western State Colorado University.

The event is a collaboration between Access...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 15:37

EUREKA - The Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods is looking forward to bolstering their teen programs after raising over $25,000.

The initial goal of $21,000 was not met in the 21 days they had wanted, so the Boys and Girls Club extended the campaign and they surpassed their goal over Thanksgiving weekend with an anonymous donation of $10,000.

The campaign began to celebrate...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 15:33

TRINITY COUNTY- Route 299 in Trinity County, near Burnt Ranch was temporarily closed as Caltrans crews cleared the roads.

The reason? They performed blasting operations to remove a giant boulder. The area was closed from 11 a.m. Tuesday until noon in both directions.

There was also a rock slide west of Weaverville on SR 299.

Roads were closed in both directions for an hour...

Post date: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 14:33