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TRINITY COUNTY - Caltrans has made significant progress on the Highway 299 slide at Big French Creek in Trinity County.

The roadway has been in a constant state of flux as the huge slide has challenged construction crews. Monday, officials with the state agency said better weather conditions have allowed them to improve disposal of excavated materials. In fact, 560 loads of debris were...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:32

WOODLEY ISLAND - The Humboldt Bay Harbor District will officially give the oath of office for its newest appointed member at a special meeting on Thursday. Stephen Kullmann will be officially welcomed to the fold as the newest commissioner.

Other business will include a discussion on the Eelgrass Management Plan, the harbor’s Dredge Sediment Disposal Plan which will also look at a beach...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:21

EUREKA - The final phase of the Mad River pipeline project for the City of Eureka is winding down.

Tuesday, paving will take place all day from 7 am to 6 pm and will be focused between Hubbard Lane and Walford Avenue on Harris Street.

Officials are warning motorists and bicyclists to use alternative routes if possible.Traffic control, lane closures and detours will be set up...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 22:18

With the new administration in place, sanctuary cities have been a hot button topic. 

A sanctuary city is a city that's local government has policies put in place which are designed not to prosecute people solely for being an undocumented individual. 

We spoke to Eureka Police Chief, Andy Mills, to see what implementation of sanctuary city status would mean for the community....

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:46

Local city cab drivers have some new competition - Uber has officially come to Humboldt.

There's only a few drivers available now, but if you need a ride and have a smartphone you can download the app and hit the road today.

Community members are already showing their excitement.

"I love Uber so much because my son used to drive for Uber and I know you can just call it and...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:39

Lawmakers in California are currently working on introducing a new bill which will mandate water quality testing in schools.

Concern over water quality has recently spiked due to incidents around the state and nation of school's experiencing water contamination.

One such incident recently took place in San Ysirdo where lead, copper and bacteria were found exceeding regulatory...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:33

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to discuss appointing someone to the At Large position on the Measure Z Citizens Advisory Committee.

Supervisors Bohn and Fennell have had since January 24th to go over applications for the position, and will go over their findings tomorrow.

The two supervisors set up interviews from the large pool of...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:58

FORTUNA - A Eureka woman is behind bars tonight after officers located her trying to drive while missing a tire.

She is 43-year-old Valerie Robinson, and Fortuna Police located her near Rohnerville and Kenmar roads after several 911 calls to their command center Sunday morning.

She was trying to move forward without her left rear tire. When she couldn’t, she put the vehicle in...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:54