Caltrans Road Conditions:     - Click for more Info


Search for News

News Archive

Local Stories

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A dam removal project on the Eel River was suspended due to winter rains and expected high flows on the Eel River.

The Benbow Dam was in operation seasonally from 1928 through 2007. A decision to remove the footings and restore the natural habitat was put in place. NOAA has stated the dam threatened Coho and Chinook salmon and Steelhead from reaching their upstream...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 23:27

KLAMATH - The Yurok Tribe certified their recent election results and there were no surprises.

In the East District, Joseph James took over 75% of the vote to Laura Borden's 25%.

In the South District, Lana McCovey garnered nearly 70% and Sarah Smoker had 30%.

Mindy Natt ran unopposed in the Pecwan District.

There will be no run-off election and installation of all...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 22:19

NORTH COAST - With the heavy rains over the weekend, the annual spawning run of Chinook salmon up the Eel River began in full. It also triggered the annual monitoring by the Eel River Recovery Project.

Dozens of people volunteer with the yearly dive counts and kayak expeditions to survey the number of salmon nests or redds and provide observations and evidence about migration and...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 21:13

EUREKA - A Eureka man could face up to three years in prison after he was found guilty of multiple felony and misdemeanor charges including: drug offenses, resisting arrest, DUI and driving on a suspended license.

Law enforcement says last March, 43-year old Destry Girard crashed a Harley Davidson motorcycle near Sun Valley bulb farm in Arcata. Officers found him unconscious but...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 21:04

RIO DELL-Rio Dell City Council will hold the second and final reading of medical cannabis land use regulations. After 15 days of adopting the ordinance city clerk will post a summary and the names of council members voting for or against it. Tuesday will also be the first reading in joining Community Choice Aggregation. CCA is a local entity that would provide services like Pacific Gas and...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 17:13

ARCATA - Citizen scientists got to work documenting the highest of tides, known as king tides.

Humboldt Baykeeper organizes volunteers to photograph low-lying areas around the bay during these high tides. Those photos are compared to normal tide levels to help cities understand their vulnerabilities to sea level rise and climate change. Humboldt Baykeeper Director Jennifer Kalt says the...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 17:01

EUREKA - Eureka Rescue Mission was at maximum capacity during the storm.

More than 80 people slept in a warm bed and ate a hot meal at the mission’s new facility on 2nd street in Old Town. Executive Director Bryan Hall Senior says that’s nothing new. The mission has been at or near capacity since the summer. With that number of people utilizing their services, Hall says they...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 16:55

EUREKA - Eureka City Council will consider new locations for temporary sleeping areas at tomorrow’s meeting.

Now that the Blue Angel Village is located at Washington and Koster Streets, area businesses asked the city to reduce the number of nearby sleeping areas. Council will discuss adding the foot of T Street and removing one of the two remaining sites.

Members will also weigh...

Post date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 16:51