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A new method of transportation is making its way to the Northcoast.  It is called the Segway, a two-wheeled device that has become very popular in Southern California and the Bay Area.  Now, a local veteran is using the Segway to go places that were once off-limits to him.  Norm Thompson said the device is help[ing him get outdoors.  He suffeed a stgroke ten years ago and now has the ability...

NORTH COAST- A female passenger was killed and the driver was arrested for DUI and vehicular manslaughter after a fatal single vehicle accident on State Route 36.  A homeowner in Eureka interrupted a burglary at his house when he returned home to find two men removing his property.  A speeding driver collided with a sign off of Highway 101 near the southbound Humboldt Hill exit.  The Eureka...

NORTH COAST- A Eureka man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on State Route 299.  An 18-year-old man was detained in Eureka and treated for injuries after allegedly holding an employee of a business against his will.  Also, a structure fire destroyed an abandoned building in Arcata.  State Senator Mike McGuire visited Eureka to discuss new legislation he is pushing which...

BERRY SUMMIT- A motorcyclist was killed Friday night after colliding with a car near mile marker 18 on Highway 299. 

 

The fatal crash was reported just before ten to the California Highway Patrol.

 

Its not know if anyone was injured in the car.  

REDWAY - A 50 year-old man was injured after he was allegedly assaulted and pepper sprayed in Southern Humboldt.

It happened at around 1:30 Friday afternoon, at the intersection of Redwood Drive and Thomas Road in Redway. The male suspect then set the victim’s belongings on fire. The victim was taken to Jerold Phelps Hospital with burn injuries.

The suspect is described as a...

DEL NORTE - Big changes may be coming to the Del Norte County Airport and new destinations are on the list.

The airport received three proposals this week in regard to it's Essential Air Service contract. Air Excursions, Sea Port Airlines, and Peninsula Airways all made offers to expand destinations and secure more flights.

However, Pen Air was able to meet all of the requested...

EUREKA- An outbreak of a drug-resistant bacteria called CRE has killed at least two patients and infected five more at the UCLA Hospital.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, it's all linked to a medical device that's particularly hard to clean. It's an endoscope used to diagnose and treat a range of things from cancer to pancreatic issues. More than 500 thousand procedures...

EUREKA- A project to expand oyster farming in Humboldt Bay is in the spotlight. This week, Audubon California  began a campaign against the expansion saying increased farming would impact a key species in the ecosystem.

"We try to be objective and look at what the findings indicate," said Jim Clark a Redwood Regional Audubon Society Representative. "There's already been studies showing...

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