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BLUE LAKE - Local non-profits are hosting breast cancer awareness events over beer, lagers, food, and fun.

The Breast and GYN Health Project hosts its 6th annual Pints for Non-profits event at the Mad River Brewery Company. Locals get the...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:30

EUREKA - Council also adopted what city officials are calling the carrot and stick approach to cannabis activities.

Cannabis-related businesses must pay significantly higher fees than any other Eureka business according to Development Services Director Rob Holmlund. These include application and licensing fees as well as the cost of track and trace program monitoring and inspections....

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:19

EUREKA - Quick-thinking bystanders battle a small fire with a garden hose in Eureka.

Just after 11:00a.m., neighbors reported smoke coming from a trailer located in a backyard on McCullen Avenue. Before engines arrived, the occupants and others nearby had extinguished the fire which was contained to the kitchen area.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to ensure the fire was completely...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:18

EUREKA - Eureka council welcomed some new city servants.

Mayor Jager swore in nine volunteers with CERT or the Community Emergency Response Team. They will serve with Humboldt Bay Fire to aid in disaster response and other emergencies. Each team member receives ongoing training after completing a twenty-three hour basic class to become CERT-certified.

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:17

CALIFORNIA- Red Cross and law enforcement is reminding the community to be prepared and practice safety. Over 20 million people in the United States are participating in the Great ShakeOut.

The earthquake drill is planned for Thursday, at exactly 10:20 a.m. So far, 10 million coming are participating in California. In Humboldt County, 37,000 people have registered, and over 7,000 in Del...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Concern over veteran suicides has prompted local agencies to participate in a challenge to raise awareness.  

Loleta Volunteer Fire Department's Jonathon Flyer and Supervisor Rex Bohn organized the 22-day Push-up Challenge, using their own personal money. 22 is the number of veteran suicides committed every day. The competition is between the Humboldt County Sheriff's...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:08

LEGGETT- It could be weeks before the oil spill is completely cleaned up. However, Highway 101 near Leggett is now open to one-way controlled traffic.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, it completely closed down following a big rig oil spill. The tanker was carrying 6,500 gallons of used motor oil, heading north, when for unknown reasons it overturned on the road. Highway 101 was closed for 14...

Post date: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:24

EUREKA - City staff will continue the search for temporary sleeping areas after council rejected the foot of T Street.

Businesses along Washington Street requested that council revisit some of the temporary sleeping sites after Betty Chinn's Blue Angel Village planned to move to the area. Staff recommended the foot of T but council rejected that proposal. The sites will remain unchanged...

Post date: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 22:28