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ARCATA – The Endangered Species Act of 1973 may be one of those environmental laws that could potentially be headed to the revised and threatened list.

“Wild animals need habitat, and how you protect the population of wild animals is by protecting their home,” says Co-Director & Founder of Bird Ally X, Monty Merrick.

A senate hearing was held to modernize The Endangered...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:08

KLAMATH- A California Highway Patrol officer was flown out of the area after he sustained major injuries in a traffic collision with a big rig.

 

At around 3 Thursday, the CHP said the officer’s patrol car was broad sided by a big rig truck on Highway 101 in Klamath. The jaws of life had to be used to free the male officer who was pinned inside his vehicle.

 

The...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:03

EUREKA - Following months of negotiations, City of Eureka and Redwood Coast Music Festivals have reached an agreement on facility rental fees.

The city has waived fees for the Adorni Center and Municipal Auditorium for the last two and a half decades and invested thousands of dollars in staff time.

The discussion of charging the festival first appeared on council’s agenda in...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:57

EUREKA - You've heard of the tooth fairy well how about the tooth bear-y? At the Humboldt County Library kids learned about dental hygiene with the help of stuffed animals.

Redwood Community Action Agency's TOOTH program teaches children and parents healthy dental habits.

As part of Children's Dental Health Month, kids had the chance to brush an alligator’s teeth and read books...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:54

EUREKA - In an effort to improve conditions for Eureka’s tenants, a local non-profit is proposing a registration and inspection program for the city’s nearly 5,000 rental properties.

Through door to door canvassing and questionnaires, members of the Westside Community Building Initiative found that chronic nuisance properties concerned residents.

Next Tuesday, the group will...

Post date: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:48

WILLOW CREEK- A wanted fugitive along with his girlfriend who also had warrants for her arrest was taken into custody Wednesday in Eastern Humboldt.

Joshua Wentworth, one of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s “Most Wanted” suspects along with Tamara Conley surrendered to authorities after deputies, officers of the CHP and Trinity County Sheriff’s Deputies set up a perimeter around a motel on...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:44

KLAMATH - A Crescent City Area CHP Officer sustains major injures after his patrol vehicle is allegedly broad-sided by a big rig truck. The incident took place around 3 Thursday afternoon at an area of Highway 101 and Ehlers Avenue near Klamath.

It is unknown if weather was a factor. The officer was pinned in the vehicle and needed extrication. He was transported to the hospital and was...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:32

The Eureka city school board meeting tonight was packed with parents wanting to speak their mind on the interdistrict transfer policy.

The proposed policy would require parents living within the Eureka district to enroll their children in Eureka schools, but they wouldn’t be allowed to send their children to the Cutten-Ridgewood school district.

Currently, about 800 students who...

Post date: Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:48