UPDATE, 2:25 p.m.: We have the power.

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UPDATE, 10:17 a.m.: Official statement from College of the Redwoods below:

Power is out in several buildings at College of the Redwoods Eureka main campus. A electrical problem occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 28. 

CR personnel are working to correct the issue. This will require that CR turn off electrical power to the entire Eureka campus between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. College officials expect that power will be restored to the campus by 2 p.m.. All classes held between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. have been cancelled. 

Classes scheduled between 10 am and noon today in the new Humanities and Science buildings, as well as the Child Development Center have been cancelled. Parents have been informed that they need to pick up their children from the Child Development Center. 

All classes being held between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in all other buildings still with power are still being held. 

The website is also down so online classes will not be available during this time.

The college will issue an update on the power staus at 2 p.m. via the CR Facebook page and students’ email.

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UPDATE, 9:44 a.m.: Paul DeMark called us back to say the situation is evolving and that some classes may be canceled. He’s gonna get back to us when things are clearer.

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Some calls coming into your Lost Coast Outpost this morning indicated that there were some issues with power outages on College of the Redwoods’ campus Wednesday morning. Indeed, CR communications director Paul DeMark confirmed to LoCO that power is out to the two new admin buildings as well as the child development center. Internet is also out campus wide.

“We’re still diagnosing the problem,” DeMark said.

This is not a “snow day” though. Sorry, kids. At this point, CR is not canceling any classes but some classes are being moved into different classrooms. Stay tuned to the Lost Coast Outpost. We’ll update when we hear more.