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WILLITS- The expected completion of the Willits Bypass Project has been pushed back a year to 2017, after Caltrans’ contractor decided to stop moving soil next week for a portion of the project.  DeSilva Gates Construction made the decision due to previous delays caused by lawsuits from environmental groups.  The news comes after about 20 protesters demonstrated at the Willits Bypass Project...

MCKINLEYVILLE- The design phase for Central Avenue in McKinleyville will be presented Wednesday at a second public workshop.

Community members, business owners and county officials last met in April to discuss how they wanted the $800,00 grant to be used.

At the last meeting the community came up with over 200 different ideas for what they wanted in the design. Those ideas...

FERNDALE - The leading cause of death for Americans ages 15 to 20 years old is traffic accidents and at any given moment, thousands of drivers are using electronic devices while driving. On Tuesday, Ferndale High School invited California Highway Patrol into the classroom to educate students on the reality of distracted driving.

Ferndale High hosted “Start Smart” a class designed to...

CUTTEN- A standoff in Cutten came to an end on Tuesday with no charges filed against the subject.

The standoff started at 2:30 pm Tuesday on Herron Road when family members called authorities after a 28-year old man allegedly assaulted a 19-year old man and his parents before fleeing inside of his home. The man refused to leave the house and police used a loud speaker to stay in...

EUREKA- Businesses on Harrison Avenue in Eureka could be losing up to three on-street parking spots next month.

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday restricting parking on sections of Harrison Avenue, Fisher Avenue and School Road. The ordinance also restricts overnight parking on the Sprowel Creek Road Overpass. The supervisors say the new...

EUREKA- The Department of Health and Human Services is working to help make Eureka schools safer by teaming up with a local elementary school to recruit crossing guards.

Volunteers are wanted to aid pedestrian traffic at Grant Elementary School. The crossing guard initiative is part of a pilot program for the school under the county-sponsored Redwood Crossing Guard Program. Along with...

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has released the name of the woman who died in yesterday's fatal crash in Arcata. 

Millie Elaine Blake, 18, of Hoopa died as a result of yesterday's accident. She was unrestrained and ejected from the vehicle. Deputy Coroner Trevor Enright said it is clear that she died from blunt force trauma and no autopsy will be conducted.

Trinity County - A Rio Dell man has been killed after a driver loses control near Highway 36 in Trinity County.

California Highway Patrol says just after midnight early Monday morning a man allegedly driving at a high rate of speed along Van Duzen Road, for unknown reasons lost control and went 100-feet down a steep embankment. During the crash, the passenger was ejected and died at the...

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