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A Southern Humboldt man is dead after his girlfriend allegedly stabbed him following an altercation.

The woman called 911 around 8PM last night and told emergency dispatchers that her boyfriend was hitting her so she stabbed him.

Deputies responded to the 1500 block of Steelhead Road in Alderpoint and found him unresponsive.

Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful and...

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:37

A lawsuit between Eureka City Schools and a local charter school could soon be coming to an end.

ECS is suing Pacific View Charter School by saying that it cannot operate two schools within their boundaries.

They claim that Pacific View has been essentially stealing Eureka City School’s revenue by operating within their boundaries while under the Loleta Elementary School District...

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:34

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors expects tomorrow’s meeting to ignite some passionate public comment.

One topic of debate comes with the Southern Humboldt Community Park General Plan Amendment.

A number of community members are trying to persuade the supervisors to approve a plan that would create recreational fields and venues for events in Southern Humboldt.

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Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:32

LOLETA - A community will come together in mourning after a teenage boy died in a freak accident on the Eel River.

15-year-old Alex Lopez was eeling near the mouth of the river on the afternoon of March 25 when waves pushed a log onto the boy, trapping him under the water.

Loleta and Ferndale Volunteer Fire Departments searched for him.

When he was located, a Coast Guard...

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:30

EUREKA - Eureka Rescue Mission's 100-year-old building is getting $200,000 in upgrades.

Construction is underway on the first of three phases designed to open up the facility and increase dorm space for the homeless.

When phase one is complete in a few months, the Men's Shelter will include a new clothing and laundry room as well as ADA-compliant showers.

Beds will be...

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:56

EUREKA -- A chili competition. You may recognize the ingredients or the aroma of chili paste, but this isn’t your ordinary chili -- it’s vegan. Yes, that means no meat or dairy products.

The annual Vegan Chili Cook-off took place at the Humboldt Area Foundation Community Center on Sunday.

A little over 40 people were in attendance, with 15 entries in the cook off.

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Post date: Sun, 03/26/2017 - 16:01

Caltrans is encouraging those hosting events or even working near state highways to fill out an application for an encroachment permit.

These permits must be obtained for activities that take place within the vicinity or in the right of way of any state highway.

Those hosting street events like community block parties and sidewalk sales are encouraged to apply.

To apply...

Post date: Sun, 03/26/2017 - 15:54

Highway 101 in Del Norte County near the Last Chance Grade is open again. The roadway was closed Friday night after a slide sent mud and trees onto the roadway.

As for other trouble areas, on Route 1 west of Leggett, more trees were caught spilling down the mountain as Caltrans continues to work on the spillage and closure.

According to Caltrans, the active slide near Leggett...

Post date: Sat, 03/25/2017 - 18:08