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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Unity March in Eureka

Lyndsey Battle / Sunday, Jan. 15 @ 2:32 p.m. /

Liz Smith was kind enough to take a few minutes to talk about our local NAACP chapter, tomorrow's Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Adorni Center, the Unity March with the Eureka Police Department and her new role as President of NAACP Eureka Branch.  With the upcoming Presidential inauguration; Liz also spoke about her vision to foster healing, facilitate respectful dialog about race and promote strength and unity within our community. You can learn more about the Eureka NAACP and become a member by attending the local monthly meetings, checking them out on facebook, or their website: eurekanaacp.org

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John Craigie is coming to Ferndale in April!

Bayley Brown / Friday, Jan. 13 @ 1:50 p.m. / Music

Ferndale Music Company and The Old Steeple owner Paul Beatie came in to talk about the Bryan Sutton show tonight.  

We also got the chance to officially announce the John Craigie show with Cygne at The Old Steeple on April 20!  John happened to be on the phone and we also spoke about his upcoming album No Rain, No Rose out on January 27.  More details and tickets here and RSVP to the Facebook event.  

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Paul and Cygne will also cover Tom Petty's Wildflowers sometime in the week before the Craigie show.  Stay tuned for more details about that.  



Hijikata Anniversary Butoh Workshop

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Jan. 11 @ 5:29 p.m. / Workshop

Longtime Butoh practitioner Jordan Rosin will be teaching a highly anticipated workshop on Sunday, January 22 from 3 till 6PM at Synapsis in Eureka.  He took a moment to talk with me about what Butoh is and what to expect. 

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The workshop is open to all ages and abilities.  The cost is $30 and $25 with early registration (by January 15).  To register early, please send a $10 deposit to Leslie Castellano PO Box 4408, Arcata, CA 95518 and text 707-616-3104

For more information check out the Facebook event, the Lowdown, or https://jordanrosin.wordpress.com/

"JORDAN & THE HUMAN: Rebirth of the Body", by Jorge Luna



Fernbridge is Now Open! (PLUS: A Rundown of Other Wet Roads)

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Jan. 11 @ 3:02 p.m. / Traffic

Hooray! You can now somewhat easily make it to Ferndale! The announcement below from Caltrans:

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Original Post:

Around 9:45 this morning, Caltrans Public Information Officer Myles Cochrane called into KHUM to elaborate on the 211 situation.  

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The following roads are closed: 

  • Highway 1 is closed 1.5 miles from 101 due to slide
  • Highway 211 closed due to flooding from North Waddington to Fernbridge Drive is now open to one way traffic
  • Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) due to trees down between Myers Flat & Burlington
  • Highway 299 closed at Big French Creek due to slide
  • Alderpoint Road PM15 - slide one lane
  • Benbow Drive - closed at mile marker 3.4 near Fish Canyon Road due to failing culvert
  • Butler Valley - slide at PM 6 passable
  • Buttermilk Lane near 2777 Arcata is flooded
  • Camp Weott is closed
  • Cannibal Road - flooded
  • Cock Robin Island Road is flooded, travel with caution
  • Coffee Creek Road is flooded
  • Dillon Road is closed between Riverside and Goble due to flooding
  • Dyerville Loop Road - closed PM 3.5, slip out
  • Dyerville Loop Road PM 15 - slide, passable
  • Elk Creek Road in Myers Flat is flooded
  • Elk River Road at Berta Road is flooded
  • Fields Landing Road is flooded
  • Fulmor Road closed 
  • Goble Lane closed
  • Graham Road is closed
  • Hawks Hill road is closed
  • Hookton Road at Eel River is closed 
  • Jackson Ranch Road at Foster Ave in Arcata is flooded
  • Mad River Road PM 2.75 is flooded
  • McCann Ferry not running
  • Meridian Road is closed
  • Morgan Road is closed
  • Mosswood in Benbow is closed due to slip out (UPDATE: detoured to East Blue Rock)
  • Nissen Road is closed
  • Old Arcata Road has flooding at Jacoby Creek
  • Old Briceland Road through Marshall Ranch - closed due to slide
  • Pine Creek is flooded
  • Pine Hill Road at Elk River Road is flooded
  • Port Kenyon Road is flooded
  • Sage is closed
  • Salmon Creek Road is one lane in various spots
  • Shively Flat area roads closed due to flooding
  • Showers Pass Road is four wheel drive only
  • Sole Street is flooded
  • Thorne Road is flooded
  • Upper Cappell Road is flooded
  • Waddington is closed
  • Walnut & Redwood Drive in Eureka is flooded
  • Wilder Ridge @ 10.25 is one lane

Here's an impressive video from Caltrans of the earlier closure:

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And here's what you really want, some more pictures of Fernbridge and the Eel River from this morning: 

 



Watch out for flooded roads!

Bayley Brown / Tuesday, Jan. 10 @ 11:57 a.m. / Traffic

Here's our current list of road closures!  Also McCann Ferry is not running.  

  • Highway 36 is open for the moment but may be fully closed this afternoon should the Van Duzer River flood
  • Highway 101 may close tonight due to flooding at the the Russian River Bridge near Hopland
  • Redwood Drive between Evergreen Road and Bear Canyon Road (UPDATE: And also near Dazey’s and near Dean Creek).
  • Old Arcata Road has flooding at Jacoby Creek
  • Mosswood in Benbow is closed due to slip out (UPDATE: detoured to East Blue Rock)
  • Cock Robin Island Road is flooded, travel with caution
  • Graham Road is closed
  • Morgan Road is closed
  • Hookton Road is muddy, travel with caution
  • Fields Landing Road is flooded
  • Elk River Road at Berta Road is flooded
  • Pine Hill Road at Elk River Road is flooded
  • Kimtu Road (Camp Kimtu) is flooded, travel with caution
  • Elk Creek Road in Myers Flat is flooded
  • Sole Street is flooded
  • Red Cap Road closed due to slide
  • Highway 1 is closed 1.5 miles from 101 due to slide
  • Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) due to trees down between Myers Flat & Burlington
  • Highway 299 closed at Big French Creek due to slide
  • Bald Hills Road open but very narrow
  • Buttermilk Lane near 2777 Arcata is flooded
  • Camp Weott is closed
  • Coffee Creek Road is flooded
  • Dillon Road is closed between Riverside and Goble due to flooding
  • Fulmor Road closed passed Goble
  • Goble Lane between Dillon and Fulmor is flooded
  • Goble Lane between Fulmor and Sage is flooded
  • Goble Lane between Sage and 211 is flooded
  • Jackson Ranch Road at Foster Ave in Arcata is flooded
  • Maple Creek road at slide has one lane open
  • Meridian Road is closed
  • Nissen Road is closed
  • Port Kenyon Road is flooded
  • Showers Pass Road is four wheel drive only
  • Walnut & Redwood Drive in Eureka is flooded
  • West Washington Street in Eureka is flooded


BLM Local Public Scoping Meeting

Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, Jan. 10 @ 9:09 a.m. / Trails

This morning my co host Carol Vander Meer and I spoke with Dave Fuller, the Planning and Environmental Coordinator for the BLM Arcata Field Office. The Bureau of Land Management will be holding public scoping meetings to seek comments to help shape the Northwest California Resource Management Plan (NCIMP) and Environmental Impact Statement for public land management over the next 15 to 20 years. 
There will be a local public scoping meeting tomorrow night in Eureka on Wednesday, January 11th at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center at 911 Waterfront Drive from 5 to 7 p.m

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The Eel Floods!

Cliff Berkowitz / Monday, Jan. 9 @ 8:04 a.m. / Mother Nature

At 22.58 Feet this morning

Eel River at Fernbridge. Realtime river data and webcam. Picture updates every 5 minutes. Wednesday, the Eel at Fernbridge is expected to reach nearly 24'. That is about 4 feet above flood stage and may affect highway 211 in and out of Ferndale. We will continue to keep an eye on it. Click here for current river data.