Tag Archives: Humboldt County

Tourists robbed at Redwood National Park

Tourists robbed at Redwood National Park

UPDATE BELOW: Original article: Mad River Union REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK – A group of tourists from Spain was robbed by three men at a parking lot at Lady Bird Johnson Grove on Bald Hills Road Friday afternoon, Nov. 3. The tourists had parked two cars and gone for a hike. When they returned sometime between

Weather: Sunshine today, rain tomorrow

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Enjoy the sunshine today because tomorrow will be gray and rainy. Oh, but before we get to the weather, let’s talk about Daylight Savings, which begins Sunday. You need to set your clocks back one hour. That means that in the morning, thou mayest sleep in for an extra hour.

In two years, a trail may run along SR255 in Manila

Jack Durham Mad River Union MANILA – A half-mile-long paved trail may be built along State Route 255 in Manila during the summer of 2019. Hank Seemann, deputy director of Humboldt County Public Works, told the board of the Manila Community Services District on Oct. 19 that preliminary designs have been drafted for the trail,

Sneaker waves and why you should avoid the beach today and this weekend

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Big, fat ocean swells have spurred the National Weather Service to issue a sneaker wave warning for this afternoon through Sunday. Wide swells with periods of 20 seconds will build to four to six feet this afternoon, according to the NWS. On Saturday the swells will grow to nine to

Weather: Rain, high winds, big waves coming our way

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Late this morning, a rainstorm is forecast to hit Humboldt County, dumping a quarter to a half an inch of the wet stuff. The calmness of the morning is expected to be replaced with 13 to 18 mph winds, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Tarps will be peeled

Rainstorm coming to Humboldt this week

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A rainstorm which could dump from a quarter to an inch of rain on the greater Humboldt Bay area is forecast for Thursday and Friday. Sometime after 11 a.m. Thursday, there’s a 90 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday afternoon will most likely be blustery,

Local Coast Guard crews targeted by lasers

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is asking the public for tips or information regarding recent laser attacks aimed against rescue helicopter crews.  The latest attack occurred Tuesday evening near the Arcata-Eureka airport as an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay was conducting a practice instrument approach.  The helicopter

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.

Hike or bike a car-free Prairie Creek on Saturday

RNSP PRAIRIE CREEK – Beginning this Saturday, October 7, and continuing on the first Saturday of the month through May 2018, Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) will again be closing the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to all motorized vehicles. The parkway will close Friday night at 5

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