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About those helicopters in the sky…

PG&E HUMBOLDT – On Friday, Oct. 6, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will fly two helicopters along electric distribution lines in Humboldt County in order to survey the lines for improved electric reliability. The lines to be surveyed run from Garberville to Shelter Cove up to Petrolia and then from Hoopa up to Orleans.

UPDATED. Small plane goes missing northeast of McKinleyville airport

UPDATE AT 12:59 P.M. Latest update on today’s airplane crash: The National Transportation Safety Board will arrive tomorrow around 1100 hours.The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has secured the scene. There is a quarter-mile mile debris field for the crash site. Personnel have confirmed plane went down into timber. Sheriff’s Office is in communication with REACH

McK eyed for giant solar farm

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A giant solar array that could produce enough electricity to power roughly 1,000 households may be installed at the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport in McKinleyville. The Redwood Coast Energy Authority is working with the county’s Aviation Division to study the feasibility of building the utility-grade solar

You can fly to Portland now, but it’s not cheap

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Travelers now have another option for flying in and out of Humboldt County. Alaska-based PenAir began providing flights between Portland, Ore. and the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport in McKinleyville on Thursday, April 21. With the addition of PenAir, the county’s main airport is now served by

New airline begins service Thursday

Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County travelers will have a new choice of air service in and out of the main airport starting Thursday. PenAir, one of Alaska’s largest regional airlines, will begin flight between Portland and Humboldt County, with the first flight departing at 5:50 a.m. from the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County

Ramone’s coming to airport

Fly Humboldt MCKINLEYVILLE – Supervisor Virginia Bass and Ramone’s Bakery and Café co-owner Brian Ferguson announced last week that Ramone’s Bakery and Café will be opening its newest location at the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport in McKinleyville. The new Ramone’s will be located at the site of the former gift shop on the

New airline to serve Humboldt!

PenAir ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – PenAir, one of Alaska’s largest regional airlines, has announced that over the next three months they will be expanding service out of Portland, OR, to three additional destinations. On March 21, 2016, PenAir will initiate new daily service from Portland, OR to North Bend/Coos Bay, OR. Effective April 21, 2016, PenAir

Humboldt’s airports slack on safety, repairs

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Murray Field’s used landing beacon is not adjusted to the correct angle and it can momentarily blind pilots as they land at night. Pilots and neighboring homeowners have made the Humboldt County Department of Public Works aware of the danger, but the beacon has not been replaced. Murray’s

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