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DEL NORTE COUNTY - A project study by Caltrans looking at a variety of options for a solution to the Last Chance Grade has narrowed those options.

The Last Chance Grade has been a source of concern for decades in Del Norte County due to the 4-mile stretch of Highway 101 slipping slowly into the Pacific Ocean.

The Project Study Report or PSR has reduced 14 potential alternatives...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 23:27

EUREKA - Monday was the first day you could file to run for two Eureka City Council seats in the upcoming November election.

2nd Ward Council Member Linda Atkins can't run again because of term limits.

As for Ward 4, John Fullerton submitted paperwork to run for the seat held by Melinda Ciarabellini. Ciarabellini told News Channel 3 she's still undecided but would make...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 21:00

NORTH COAST - It’s some sobering news. Cal Fire says the 2016 fire year has already surpassed last year in the number of fires and the acreage burned.

In 2015, Cal Fire fought over 2,500 wildfires that burned nearly 32,000 acres. This year, there have been nearly 2,900 fires with around 32,000 acres burned. Just over the weekend, 341 new fires ignited in California statewide.

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Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 20:29

ARCATA- With the warmer temperatures, people may do more barbecuing over the summer. The Arcata Fire District has some helpful reminders.

They responded to a fire Saturday night on the 1900-block of Ocean Avenue in McKinleyville. A barbecue that was still hot was placed in the plastic shed that later caught fire. The shed was destroyed but it could have been a lot worse if not for the...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:36

ARCATA- A local student was chosen by Humboldt State University, and her professor, to go to Ohio during the Republican National Convention.

It kicked off Monday in Cleveland, Ohio. BerKeley Rose was there to do research on her leadership thesis for her master's degree. She also wants to show Humboldt County what life is like beyond California. Although she isn't allowed inside, she's...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:30

ARCATA - Upward Bound is a federally funded educational program that provides high school students the opportunity to prepare for college. This summer students in the Upward Bound art class at Humboldt State University have been working hard and now want to show off their work. They’ve have prepared a fine arts exhibition that will take place this week.

Dada and Surrealism, those are...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:14

EUREKA - Starting August 1, Humboldt County will employ a new track and trace pilot program on its growing medical marijuana industry.

"Once that product is harvested and prepared for sale, they will apply the secure stamp which is the beginning of the track and trace," said Agricultural Commissioner Jeff Dolf.

For now it's just a pilot program, slated to run from August to...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:09

EUREKA - Mobile vending could be coming to the streets of Eureka in August. That’s if the city council approves the second reading of an amended ordinance at its meeting Tuesday night.  

Eureka's Community Development Department did outreach, workshops, meetings, researched case studies, health and vehicle codes and lawsuits pertaining to mobile vending. On July 5 they presented the...

Post date: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:05