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CRESCENT CITY – The Great American Renewal Program is the first of its kind, and could potentially benefit all rural counties in the entire United States.

With the concept in federal government following a top down approach, the program delves into the concept of government to focus on lower-income counties.

A special meeting will be held on Tuesday in Crescent City to discuss...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:26

CRESCENT CITY – Graveyard Hill, also known as Cooper Avenue at J St. in Crescent City has received a major facelift. The once opened 2-way road, is now closed as of 4 PM.

The months long process started with a broken 42-inch water-line pipe that needed to be replaced due to a misaligned channel. City officials designated the road open, but due to weather inclement the recent added...
Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:25

CRESCENT CITY – The Cal Ore Life Fight medical and ambulance transportation service are in the process of switching aircrafts.

For almost 20 years, Cal Ore has had tremendous success and recoveries with the current plane in use (Piper Pa-42 Cheyenne), with the plane no longer being manufactured Cal Ore has now converted over to King Air aircrafts. These new planes feature longer ranges...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:25

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