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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A vegetation fire that started on Reed Mountain Road in the Red Rock area around 3:20 p.m. Friday has been contained.

The fire burned two acres and consumed an outbuilding.  

CAL FIRE air attack crews dropped retardant on the flames while Garberville and Redway crews aided on the ground.

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Humboldt County - The July fourth weekend is another safety challenge for drivers.

While many tourist attractions along Highway 101 are open for business this weekend, the narrow road and interest in certain areas can create distractions that challenge even the best drivers.

Always make sure to keep your eyes on the road and watch your speed. Wildlife can be unpredictable and a...

NORTH COAST - The number one grilling day of the year is July 4th and fire officials say some precautions need to be observed.

Make sure you have three feet of space around your barbecue and away from any flammable object. That space  makes room for pets and people to easily pass by without injury. The fire danger is real. When lighting a gas grill make sure the lid is open. Gases can...

TRINIDAD - The Elk Country Campground along highway 101 in Trinidad has had tough times through the years, but now under new ownership, it’s getting some major changes.

New owner, Kurt Gebhardt says, when he took over the campground there were permanent residents residing on the property illegally. He started to enforce six month maximum stay times by Coastal Commission regulations and...

CRESCENT CITY - Fourth of July festivities have already begun in Crescent City, with a long list of activities lined up.

The annual BBQ Wars in Beach Front Park started the events, followed by the deck party on the Cultural Center lawn with $11,000 in raffle prizes. Saturday, the 34th annual pie and ice cream social will kick off the morning at 9 a.m. with a parade beginning...

CRESCENT CITY - A new mural was unveiled Friday afternoon at the Crescent City Harbor honoring the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

15 years ago, Crescent City wanted a Coast Guard search and rescue, but funding could not supply a station. So a pilot program was made as a compromise and the Coast Guard Auxiliary was formed.

“So, what they did was decided that we could run a coast guard...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Caltrans is closer to selecting an alternate route to Last Chance Grade, a stretch of Highway 101 south of Crescent City which is at risk of failure.

Caltrans has released its Engineered Feasibility Study, which determines if a project is needed, if it’s physically possible and if it’s financially viable. Now, the agency has narrowed down its list of alternates from...

EUREKA- State Senator Mike McGuire (D-2nd District) and two other state senators from Southern California are spending their Fourth of July Weekend on the North Coast.  On Friday, they took a tour of the Port of Humboldt Bay as they plan to begin work on legislation to make the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District more economically viable.

"I think that we can all...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A vegetation fire that started on Reed Mountain Road in the Red Rock area around 3:20 p.m. Friday has been contained.

The fire burned two acres and consumed an outbuilding.  

CAL FIRE air attack crews dropped retardant on the flames while Garberville and Redway crews aided on the ground.

NORTH COAST- Finding 4th of July activities is no problem this year. There are dozens of events happening across the North Coast.

THURSDAY NIGHT:

Fortuna Fireworks Festival

5:30 P.M.

Newburg Park

$5 Suggested Donation

 

FRIDAY EVENTS:

Fourth Of July Jubilee

Arcata Plaza

10 A.M.- 6 P.M.

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