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EUREKA – Wednesday morning, Caltrans District 1 (Eureka) hosted a memorial service honoring those fallen construction highway workers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

The solemn occasion comes in eight years after Daniel D Broeske, a Transportation Engineering Technician (District 1) was killed instantly when a dump truck backed over him.

Over 150 people were in...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:16

ARCATA - It’s been an unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana culture on the North Coast for a long time and in the past it drew large crowds

Today, 420 is celebrated worldwide and with the state legalization of the drug, the celebration went off without much fanfare.

Police made few if any arrests and there were no crowds gathered compared to a few years ago when things got a...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 00:07

MENDOCINO COUNTY - The big rock slide just north of Leggett has prompted the California Highway Patrol to close a road travelers have been trying to use as a detour.

Bell Springs Road has been the scene of numerous accidents and stuck vehicles and the rural road has deteriorated in sections. Officials now say it will be accessible for local residents only. Law enforcement will be...

Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 22:57

CRESCENT CITY- Crescent City Officials have offered more details for the recent firing of City Manager, David Van Dermark.

Mayor Blake Inscore emphasized that Mr. Van Dermark was an “at-will employee” and was not fired for cause. 

Inscore went on to say there was no misconduct of any kind, no malfeasance or law breaking...nothing that should cause suspicion towards Mr. Van...

Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 22:44

ARCATA – Some say helpful, a friend, a mentor, and an inspiration in the community. Those are just a few of the characteristics that 19-year-old, criminal justice David Josiah Lawson possessed before his life was taken on April 15th. He was stabbed multiple times by 23-year-old, Mckinleyville resident, Kyle Christopher Zoellner who was arrested at the scene of the homicide.


Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 19:44

The big day has come and passed – did you get your taxes filed?

If you haven’t, here’s what to know.

Regardless of your reason for not making the deadline, you should file as soon as possible.

There are different penalties for not filing on time versus not paying on time.

If you owe taxes and fail to file, interest will accumulate on your unpaid taxes, up to 25%....

Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:19

The ground continues to move which has created an even bigger slide on Highway 101 near Leggett, and a reopening date is not known.

On Sunday night, a slide brought down about 10,000 cubic yards of debris.

Then last night, 15,000 cubic yards came down doubling the size of the slide.

Alternate routes are available - but aren't ideal.

There is State Route 299, but...

Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:16

More money will be going towards felony offender rehabilitation services.

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has approved the request for $400,000 made by the probation department.

Half a million was budgeted originally, but these funds were exhausted and more was needed to make it to the end of the fiscal year.

This money goes towards putting offenders into...

Post date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:10