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EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Harbor District is asking for comment on two proposed oyster farms.

Because of similarities in design and execution, Yeung Oyster Farm and the Humboldt Bay Mariculture Pre-Permitting Project have been combined only for the environmental impact report phase.

The projects would cover 329 acres at five sites around the bay. If approved, the Yeung Farm would...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 19:04

EUREKA - Tax day is here!

The IRS expected to receive twelve million personal returns over the last three days and up to the filing deadline.

On the North Coast, Eureka's post office branches saw a steady stream of customers seeking that all-important postmark signifying the return was filed on time.

Though customers kept pouring in, postal workers say tax day has changed...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:59

A horrific crash unfortunately adds another victim.

An update to the fatal crash east of Blue Lake. The California Highway Patrol now reports two victims are dead.

 

At around 6:30 Monday night, 26-year old Yesenia Wood of Oroville was driving westbound in a Toyota Sienna westbound and crossed the eastbound lane into the path of a Chrysler Town and County minivan driven by...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 18:51

One local business has started a program that aims to bring comfort to the homeless.

NorthCoast Knittery is making socks to donate to the Eureka Rescue Mission.

Knitters meet every Tuesday from noon to 2PM, and their goal is to knit 100 socks by the end of September.

Since spreading the message of their project online, many people from out of state are purchasing their...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:34

FORTUNA - An owl with an injured wing was found Tuesday morning in Fortuna struggling to fight off a bothersome crow.

A concerned Fortuna resident found the owl near the Nazerene Church at about 7:30AM, captured him and contacted the Fortuna police.

He was brought to the station and was determined to be a Great Horned Owl.

Due to his injuries could only lie down.

In...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:31

FORTUNA - Students from the College of the Redwoods are nearing the finish of a large group project - constructing a house.

Altogether it's a two year process involving about a hundred students.

They're in charge of everything from drawing the plans, framing and building the walls, pouring concrete, and wiring the electrical system.

This program started in the mid 70's and...

Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:30

EUREKA - The Eureka Chamber of Commerce may not be doing something they’ve been doing for the past 40 years if the Eureka City Council heeds recommendations from staff.

A discussion of whether or not to extend a short term contract to the chamber to continue to operate the Eureka Visitor’s Center, the main hub of information regarding tourism in Eureka has been postponed.

It was...

Post date: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 20:16

ARCATA - Many students on the HSU campus have been affected by the loss of David Lawson...the student who died after being stabbed over the weekend.

Officials with the university say many of their students are working through a wide range of emotions and need all the support the community can give.

Members of Lawson’s family will be arriving on Wednesday and they have asked for a...

Post date: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 20:07